£85.00 / year
£58.00 / year

Membership

Student

£10.00 / year for 3 years

Membership

Retired

£40.00 / year
£0.00 / year and a £400.00 sign-up fee
£60.00 / year

Membership

Partner

£20.00 / year

Membership

Corporate gold

£400.00 / year

Membership

Corporate silver

£100.00 / year
ESTA UK offers you access to a community of passionate string teachers and resources that can help to inform and inspire your teaching.
 
Professional Development
Available to all membership categories
  • Discounts at events organised by ESTA UK
  • Arco, our highly regarded quarterly journal for string teachers, which includes reviews of new repertoire
  • Jesta, our magazine for young string players
  • Repertoire database for finding and suggesting repertoire suitable for students at all levels and searchable by musical and instrumental technique
Insurance and Legal Cover
Available to Full Professional & Young Professional members resident in the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man
  • Public Liability
  • Employers Liability Insurance
  • 24-hour Legal helpline
  • 24-hour Tax helpline
  • Legal cover including legal defence costs in cases of Allegations of Abuse
DBS Checks
Available to all membership categories – members must be resident in the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man
  • ESTA UK provides a DBS Disclosure service for our members. If you meet the eligibility criteria set by the UK government, you can apply for a DBS check via ESTA UK
  • Current legislation does not permit self-employed individuals applying for an enhanced level of DBS check, except if a third party, such as ESTA UK, requests the check on their behalf
  • Click here for more info
Support
Available to all membership categories
  • Unlimited copies of Jesta magazine for your students
  • 24/7 access to the Members’ Area of the ESTA UK website
  • A customisable online profile page you can use to promote your teaching, playing or publishing
  • Student membership includes a free professional consultation session
Financial benefits
Available to Full Professional, Young Professional, Student & Overseas Professional members
  • Nannie Jamieson Nutshell Fund for assistance with short courses relating to teaching string instruments
  • Joan Dickson Chamber Music Fund for help in introducing young players to chamber music
  • For detailed information about our Bursary Funds please click here