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The Mission of The Friends of Music is:

  • To encourage and stimulate students of music from the Lehigh Valley, or who study in the Lehigh Valley, by giving them opportunities for public appearances, thus fostering growth and confidence;
  • To promote a mutually beneficial association among music teachers, music lovers, and music students; and
  • To promote the study and enjoyment of music.

Outstanding Young Artist Competition

The Friends of Music of Bethlehem are holding auditions via video to name our 2019 Outstanding Young Artist. We invite you to inform your talented students about our Competition and encourage them to enter. The winner will be featured in a Spring Recital where the monetary award will be presented.

$600 for the Outstanding Young Artist

Judges for the Friends of Music reserve the right to withhold any or all prizes. The winner MUST perform in order to receive the monetary award.

Application Period: January 18, 2019 to February 9, 2019

Winner to be announced on or before February 23, 2019

Recital: Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 3:00 PM, Auditorium at Kirkland Village

To enter the competition, please complete the online application.

School Grants

Application Due: September 2018 through March 2019

School Grants Application