news & events

At the Collective, we’re always up to something. Check out our upcoming events and most notable news! Click On the images below to read more!

Good Times Bad Times: The Music of Led Zeppelin

The Uptown Music Collective returns to the Community Arts Center stage to present Good Times Bad Times: The Music of Led Zeppelin for THREE LIVE performances on April 16th & 17th. This high-energy tribute from the area’s premier school of music will feature talented young musicians between the ages of 12 and 18. UMC students will be performing powerful versions of classic Zeppelin songs like Kashmir, Whole Lotta Love, Stairway to Heaven, Rock, and Roll, Going to California, Over the Hills and Far Away, and more with all of the energy and passion that UMC students are known for. Read more …

Raise the Region with the Uptown Music Collective 2021

Raise the Region Thank You!

Because of your support, the Uptown Music Collective once again had a very successful Raise The RegionOut of 273 non-profits, the Collective landed in the top 15, raising $23,056 with over $15,500 of that coming in in just two hours!! We could not have done this without your support, for which we are always incredibly grateful! THANK YOU!!

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The Long Run: Music of the Eagles

On February 12th and 13th, 2021 the Uptown Music Collective proudly presented this year’s “people’s choice” performance, The Long Run: Music of the Eagles LIVE on stage at the Community Arts Center.

This socially distant performance had limited in-person tickets available for both nights. As well as tickets for a multi-camera, “up close and personal” live stream of the Saturday night performance. Thank You for coming out and supporting us or watching the show through our live-stream. We appreciate you!  Read more …

Meet the Members of this year's SPG1

 Read about each of the students that make up the cast of the Uptown Music Collective’s 2020-2021 Performance Season. Each & every one of them went through a competitive audition process to be in our prestige performance group — SPG1.

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Dave Brumbaugh is a Bright Light.

Dave Brumbaugh, Executive Director & Founder of the Uptown Music Collective earns his 2020 PPL Bright Light Award AND $10,000 from PPL Electric Utilities & PPL Corporation representatives Tracie Logue Witter & Brenda Nichols…

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The Uptown Music Collective will be offering in-person and virtual lessons beginning on Monday, August 31, 2020 for the Fall Semester. We will be adhering to guidelines set forth by the CDC as well as the PA State Board of Education. Read more…

the 2020 – 2021 UMC calendar

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