Welcome to the
Washington American String Teachers Association
W-ASTA is the Washington State Chapter of the American String Teachers Association which was founded more than 60 years ago. ASTA
is a membership organization for string and orchestra teachers and
players, helping them to develop and refine their careers. ASTA's
members range from budding 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 collegial network of colleagues from throughout the string profession.