American String Teachers Association (ASTA): UNT Chapter

The ASTA: UNT Chapter is a student-led organization that provides string music majors the opportunity to grow as music teachers through service, masterclasses, and clinics. The American String Teachers Association, founded more than 60 years ago, is a membership organization for string orchestra teachers and players, helping them to develop and refine their careers. ASTA's members range from student teachers to artist-status performers. The organization provides a vast array of services, including instrument insurance, an award-winning scholarly journal, discounts on publications and resources, annual professional development opportunities, and access to a collegial network of colleagues throughout the string profession.