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CMS Student Recitals

Performing in front of a live audience is an important part of the Community Music School experience and is key to developing well-rounded musicians. CMS encourages students of all levels and ages to perform when they are ready, with permission from their teacher. Numerous free performance opportunities are available, including both in-house recitals and community programs. Thanks to our generous donors, all CMS recitals are free and open to the public; there is also no fee for students who perform.  Community Music School programs are updated to our calendar, so check back regularly for the most current content. 

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CMS SummerFest – Sun, Aug 14, 2022

CMS SummerFest – Sun, Aug 14, 2022

Sunday, August 14, 2022 1:00 PM West Park Bandshell 16th & Linden Streets, AllentownCMS students of all ages will perform a variety of classical and contemporary music as we celebrate summer.  Everyone is welcome to attend this free performance. The West Park...

Musikfest Performance – Thr, Aug 11, 2022

Musikfest Performance – Thr, Aug 11, 2022

Thursday, August 11, 2022 1:30 - 3:00 PM Musikfest's Plaza Tropical Bethlehem, PA (under the bridge)MAIN AND SPRING STREETS · NORTH SIDE Join us as CMS students of all ages perform on the Plaza Tropical stage!

SPECIAL EVENTS

Women in Music Lecture-Recital, 3-Part Series

Women in Music Lecture-Recital, 3-Part Series

Watch Anytime on YouTube Lecture-Recital Series: Women in Music A 3-part series with CMS faculty members, Julia Katherine Walsh, soprano, & Dr. Tzu-Hwa Ho, piano Women as Muses Original Air Date: WED, FEB 17, 2021 featuring Richard Strauss's Mädchenblumen Lieder,...

PAST EVENTS

Monster Concert – Sat, Oct 30, 2021

Monster Concert – Sat, Oct 30, 2021

Now Live On YouTube The virtual Monster Concert can now be viewed anytime on our YouTube Channel here.  The winners of our costume contest will be announced at the end of the concert. Because of the uncertain weather forecast, we had to cancel the in-person Monster...

Holiday Recital – Sun, Dec 19, 2021

Holiday Recital – Sun, Dec 19, 2021

Sunday, December 19, 2021 2:00 PM CMS YouTube ChannelCMS students of all ages will perform a variety of classical and contemporary music in this festive annual recital.  For the safety of our students, performances were individually recorded in the Dorothy H. Baker...

Faculty-Student Recital – Sun, Feb 27, 2022

Faculty-Student Recital – Sun, Feb 27, 2022

Sunday, February 27, 2022 2:00 PM CMS YouTube ChannelFrom Mussorgsky and Haydn to McCartney and Lavigne: CMS students and faculty will perform a variety of classical and contemporary music in this special annual recital.  Join the live watch party on YouTube on...

Spring Recital – Apr 10, 2022

Spring Recital – Apr 10, 2022

Sunday, April 10, 2022 2:00 PM Community Music School YouTube ChannelCMS students of all ages performed a variety of classical and contemporary music to ring in spring with a “live” YouTube Watch Party.  For many of our students, this was their very first recital, and...

“Year-End” Recital – Sun, Jun 5, 2022

“Year-End” Recital – Sun, Jun 5, 2022

Sunday, June 5, 2022 2:00 PM West Park Bandshell 16th & Linden Streets, AllentownCMS students of all ages will perform a variety of classical and contemporary music as we celebrate the beginning of summer.  Everyone is welcome to attend this free performance...

Gala Recital – Sun, Jun 12, 2022

Gala Recital – Sun, Jun 12, 2022

REVISED: Sunday, June 12, 2022 Spring Brunch & Silent Auction CMS students who score highest in the Gala Auditions will perform at the Spring Brunch & Silent Auction Fundraiser on June 12, 2022 at Lehigh Country Club. Merit-based scholarships for CMS lessons...

CMS @ Musikfest – August 10, 2021

CMS @ Musikfest – August 10, 2021

Tuesday, August 10 2:00 - 3:00 PM Musicfest, Plaza TropicalEven with the heat, it was great to have our students back on Musikfest’s Plaza Tropical Stage this year!  This was our first live performance since the CMS Faculty-Student Recital on March 1, 2020.  We...

SummerFest Recital – August 15, 2021

SummerFest Recital – August 15, 2021

Sunday, August 15, 2021 2:00 PM West Park Bandshell 16th & Linden Streets, AllentownOur first-ever live Summerfest was a sunny success!  CMS students performed an hour of music LIVE in the beautiful West Park bandshell for family, friends, and numerous park...

Spring Brunch & Silent Auction – June 12, 2022

Spring Brunch & Silent Auction – June 12, 2022

Due to Covid concerns, the Spring Brunch that was originally scheduled for May 1, 2022, has been rescheduled to June 12, 2022. We invite you to join fellow arts-minded community leaders and friends as a supporter of our 2022 Spring Brunch & Silent Auction. On...

Year-End Recital – June 6, 2021

Year-End Recital – June 6, 2021

Sunday, June 6 2:00 PM CMS YouTube Channel CMS students of all ages will perform a variety of classical and contemporary music in this virtual version of our annual Year-End Recital. Tune into the CMS YouTube Channel on Sunday, June 6 at 2:00 pm to enjoy the music and...