Teach Strings

From journals and webinars to string curriculum and college credit, ASTA resource cover every aspect of the string community, from budding student teachers to artist-status performers. Find and take advantage of the resources you need to support your career, teaching, and artistry through the pages below.

  • American String Teacher Journal

    Our award-winning quarterly journal keeps our community up to date on the string profession. Preview and access content online and submit articles or content for review.

  • String Research Journal

    Our peer-reviewed research journal covers a wide rage of topics and research relevant to string settings to encourage and improve string research. Access articles, order a copy, or submit articles today.

  • ASTA Certificate Advancement Program

    ASTACAP aims to establish clear objectives and recognition for string students of all levels. Learn more, access the curriculum, and find examination information.

  • Publications

    Beyond the AST and SRJ journals, ASTA offers a number of other publications, including an assessment guide, string curriculum, syllabi, and more. Learn more and order the best publication for you.

  • Resource Library

    Browse the full library of ASTA resources. There's something for everyone—including teaching tips, research, advocacy guides, repertoire ideas, assessments, and much, much more.

  • Mentor Program

    Find support for your career, whether a beginning teacher, new to strings, or looking to sharpen your skills, by connecting with an experienced string education specialist.

  • Find a Teacher Workshop

    Find a professional development opportunity that works for you—in-person or virtual, beginning or advanced, run by ASTA or by a partner corporation or institution.

  • Marketplace

    Find anything and everything you need for string teaching and playing—from instruments and accessories to publications and insurance, from ASTA and our various partners.

  • Continuing Education Credits

    When you attend the National Conference, Virtual Summit, or an ASTA Webinar, you can earn credit hours to use toward certificate/license renewal and to apply toward college programs.

  • Career Center

    Find your best fit with the help of the ASTA community—whether looking for a string-related job opportunity, or advertising an opening at your organization or school.

  • Advocacy Resources

    Whether a teacher, parent, student, or friend, learn more about how you can help advocate for string education in your community, and find resources to help you get started.

  • Conference & Summit

    Our flagship events offer unrivaled opportunities to grow your career—engage with the string educator community, learn from industry leaders, earn professional development credit, and more.

  • ASTA eLearning (Webinars)

    Learn from your peers and leaders in the string community and earn professional development credit from webinars covering hot topics for all types of string programs.

  • Engage with Chapters

    Looking for local support and resources? State chapters a conduit to engage with your local string community, and student chapters a door into the community early in your career.

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