COVID-19 update

We have added new information about online teaching and learning to our Member’s Area, and we encourage all members to take a look. Please login to access this resource.

The ESTA (UK) team would also like to take this opportunity to wish all our members well during these difficult times, and to assure you that we are here to help in any way we can.

You can contact us by emailing support@estastrings.org.uk.



Welcome to the ESTA (UK) website

  • We provide support and professional development through our website and our magazines, Arco and Jesta, and by organising events across the country throughout the year
  • We offer generous financial benefits to members, including FREE insurance and legal cover, funding to put on local events and discounts to ESTA-organised seminars
  • ¬†We believe in the possibility for music to change lives; that every child has the right to learn music; and that as teachers we are responsible for the future generations of musicians and music lovers

ESTA (UK) president Nicola Benedetti has launched a new YouTube Channel

Nicky’s new series of videos was launched on 23rd January 2019, and there will be new videos out every Tuesday. Here’s the introductory video;

Click here to visit her YouTube channel, and don’t forget to hit the Subscribe link!