News From the National Office

ASTA is adding more teaching tools to the ASTA website, including assessment samples from the new ASTA String Assessment Guide:
  • Baseline: I Can Play with Correct Position
  • Developing: Tonal Development Rubric
  • Proficient: Perform or Improvise Simple and Complex Rhythm Patterns
  • Advanced: Advanced Bowing Checklist – Practice and Assessment
As an ASTA member, you can access two additional assessments. Sign in to download:
  • Developing: Harmonics Chart Student Assessment
  • Proficient: Perform Advanced Detaché Checklist – All Instruments