Music Events


Achievement Awards Auditions

November 6, 2021

The Achievement Awards Auditions are for the purpose of providing students of all performance levels with a confidence-building preparation and performance opportunity, an evaluation by a qualified adjudicator, and the privilege of performing in an Honors Recital upon receiving a Superior Plus rating from the adjudicator. 

Young Woman Playing Piano

Dorothy Sutton Performance Festival 2020

October 2, 2021 

The Dorothy Sutton Performance Festival provides an opportunity for talented music students to participate

in a Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association (PMTA) State Festival Showcase Recital. To assure high

standards for the Showcase Recitals, students must audition and qualify in a local preliminary audition.


Metropolitan Opera Field Trip

2021 TBA

Our field trip program is make possible through the funds provided by the Annual Hannah Young Play-a-Thon. Each year, the LVMTA provides the best possible opera or instrumental ensemble experience for our students.

Unfortunately, due to health and safety precautions, there is not field trip scheduled for 2020 at this time.


Musikfest 2021

August 8, 2021 

The Musikfest recital is an excellent opportunity for our organization to present a quality program which can represent the best we have to offer as music-educators. Students are required to play two pieces from memory at the audition. 


Playathon Fundraiser

February 26 & 27, 2021 - Lehigh Valley Mall

The annual Lehigh Valley Music Teachers Association Playathon, sponsored by Jacobs Music, is our primary fund raising vehicle. Proceeds provide generous scholarships to selected college music majors and music camp scholarships for high school applicants.