PAMTA is the local affiliate of the Illinois State Music Teachers Association and the Music Teachers National Association. The objective of this group is to Encourage and exchange of ideas in the field; to Enrich the love and understanding of music; and to Elevate the standards of teaching music by recognizing the experience, training, and challenge necessary for professional growth.


Chairman: Rebecca Gebbink

Date Event Location
Saturday, October 21, 1pm & 3pm Masquerade Recital First Christian Church
Saturday, December 2, 2017 Holiday Fun Bass Pro Shop, East Peoria
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 2pm Around the World in 88 Keys Apollo Theater, Peoria
Friday, April 6, 2018 7pm Honors Recital Trinity Lutheran Church, Peoria


Date Event Location
October 21, 2017 ISMTA South Auditions Millikin University, Kaeuper Hall
March 17, 2018 Camp Scholarship First Christian Church

Masquerade Musicale – First Christian Church, 6400 N University, Peoria
Holiday Fun -Bass Pro Style  – Bass Pro Shops, 1000 Bass Pro Shops Drive, East Peoria
Around the World in 88 Keys – Apollo Theatre, 311 Main St., Peoria
There is parking on the street AND in the parking deck directly behind the theater – the Niagara Parking Deck, entrance on Adams Street.
Handicap Accessibility – The theater is on the second floor of the Niagra parking deck and there are elevators at both ends of he deck.  The elevators are accessible from Adams street and Jefferson street. On Jefferson you use the Janssen building and go to the second floor and on Adams street it is directly before Adams street cafe.
Honors Recital  – Trinity Lutheran Church, 135 NE Randolph, Peoria

Registration deadline for all recitals is two weeks prior to the event.

General Recital Guidelines 2017-2018

Specific Recital Guidelines 2017-2018

Paper Recital Registration Form

Recital Participation Certificate


“Masquerade Musicale” – 2017

1pm Masquerade recital 2017

3pm Masquerade recital 2017

“Let’s Get Together” Recital


Honors Recital 2015 Program

Piano Duet Recital  – Duet Recital 2015 Program

22 Pairs of Students participate in the Duet Recital


Poinsettias and Carols – Luthy Botanical Garden

Nathan – Parade of the Wooden Soldiers

Maria – Ave Maria

Jazz, Rags, and Blues Recital  –  Apollo Theatre 2014 – 2:00 Recital Program

Jazz, Rags, and Blues Recital – Apollo Theatre 2014 – 4:00 Recital Program



Honors Recital Program (click here) 2014

Honors Recital 2014

Honors Recital 2014, First Christian Church

Duet Festival Program 2014 (click here)

Duet Recital 2014, Piano Gallery

Masquerade Musical  2013 2pm Program (click here)

Masquerade Musicale 2013, Apollo Theater

Masquerade Musical 2013, 4pm Program (click here)

Masquerade Musicale 2013, Apollo Theater


Sacred Music Recital – February 2012

Sydney Harp Solo-Bach

Kristi & Sydney-duet

Jazz Recital – 2011