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Music Events


Achievement Awards Auditions

November 11 & 12, 2023

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. 

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Dorothy Sutton Performance Festival

October 7, 2023 

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.

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Master Class

October 15, 2023

We are delighted to announce that the LVMTA received the PMTA Matching LA grant to allow us to present a masterclass with esteemed pianist and pedagogue, John Perry. He will be working in segments of approximately thirty minutes each with advanced students. 


Metropolitan Opera Field Trip

October 6, 2023

Our Field Trip Program is made possible through the funds provided by the annual Playathon. Each year, the LVMTA provides the best possible opera or instrumental ensemble experience for our students.



August 6, 2023 

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 24 & 25, 2024 - 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. 

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