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 15, 2016, 1:00pm "Masquerade, Paper Faces On Parade" Apollo Theater
Saturday, October 15, 2016, 3:00pm "Welcome to the Movies" Apollo Theater
Saturday, December 3, 2016 "Deck the Halls" Bass Pro Shop, East Peoria
Saturday, February 18, 2017, 4:00pm "Let's Get Together" Piano Network
Saturday, April 22, 2017 2:00pm "Pomp and Circumstance" First Christian Church


Date Event Location
October 15, 2016 ISMTA West District Auditions Illinois Central College
November 5-6, 2016 ISMTA State Finals Illinois Wesleyan University
TBA Camp Scholarship First Christian Church

Masquerade Musicale – 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.
A Bass Pro Christmas  – Bass Pro Shops, 1000 Bass Pro Shops Drive, East Peoria

Online SIGN-UP for Bass Pro Christmas

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

General-Recital-Guidelines  2016-2017

Specific Recital Guidelines 2016-2017

Paper Recital Registration Form

Recital Participation Certificate

Online Registration – not for Bass Pro Christmas


“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