Uptown Music Collective

Uptown Music Accepting Enrollments

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14 weeks 1 day ago

The best time to enroll in the Uptown Music Collective’s educational programs is today for the semester beginning Jan. 13, 2014!

Enrollment week is Jan. 6-11, 2014, and Uptown will host a Winter Open House from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9. more»

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Uptown Music Collective Presents 5th Annual Blues-a-Thon

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46 weeks 4 days ago

Who: The Uptown Music Collective, a 501(c)(3) non-profit school of music

What: 5th Annual Blues-A-Thon (Open Blues Jam Fundraiser)

When: June 7th at 7pm through June 8th at 7pm 2013 more»

Uptown Music Collective raises $5,000 for Meals on Wheels

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1 year 5 weeks ago

On February 1, 2013 the Uptown Music Collective presented Hunger Strike: a Benefit for Meals on Wheels, at the Community Arts Center in Williamsport. This past week, students of the Uptown Music Collective proudly handed over a check for $5,000 to Carolyn W. more»

Uptown Music Collective’s Hunger Strike

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1 year 10 weeks ago

An upcoming concert, Hunger Strike: A Benefit for Meals on Wheels, is a community event that everyone can enjoy. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at the Community Arts Center, downtown Williamsport.

According to Jared Mondell, admissions and marketing director for the Uptown Music Collective, the community is responding well to the event. more»

Uptown Music Collective receives NEA Matching Grant

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1 year 28 weeks ago

The Uptown Music Collective is proud to announce the receipt of a $10,000 matching grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The grant will support the nonprofit music school’s existing educational programs and provide much needed classroom and project oriented music technology, including a fully equipped small recording studio which will be free for student and staff use. more»

Fourth Annual Blues-A-Thon Slated This Friday in Williamsport

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1 year 37 weeks ago

The Uptown Music Collective is set to present its fourth annual Blues-A-Thon fundraiser, taking place August 3 and 4. The event will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, August 3 on Pine Street as part of Williamsport’s First Friday festivities before moving to the Uptown Music Collective at nightfall, and ending 24 hours later at 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 4. more»

Uptown Music Collective raises $4,484 for Wounded Warrior Project

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2 years 5 weeks ago

On Saturday, February 11, students from the Uptown Music Collective teamed up with students from area schools, and the staff of the Community Arts Center to present The Purple Heart Project: A fundraising concert for Wounded Warriors. more»

Uptown Music Collective “Young Bloods” Return Home From Blues Challenge

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2 years 7 weeks ago

At midnight on Feb. 1, six students and three staff members of the Uptown Music Collective left Williamsport bound for the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. The next day the students, all members of the Uptown “Young Blood” Blues Band, participated in the International Blues Challenge “Youth Showcase” and “Youth Knowledge Bowl.” more»

Uptown Music Collective Presents "Purple Heart Project"

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2 years 11 weeks ago

On Saturday, Feb. 11, students from the Uptown Music Collective will team up together with students from area schools, and the staff of the Community Arts Center, to present the Purple Heart Project, a fundraising concert for Wounded Warriors. more»

Orchestral Rock Project II Jan. 7 in Williamsport

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2 years 15 weeks ago

On January 7, 2012 the Uptown Music Collective and the Williamsport Symphony Youth Orchestra will team up once again to present the Orchestral Rock Project II. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. more»

Uptown Music Collective Presents "42nd and Broadway: A Contemporary Broadway Review"

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2 years 18 weeks ago

On December 22 and 23 2011 the Uptown Music Collective will join forces with the Community Theatre League to present 42nd and Broadway: A Contemporary Broadway Review. more»

Uptown Music Collective International Blues Challenge Project / “Send the Young Bloods to Memphis”

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2 years 22 weeks ago

This week, the Uptown Music Collective has announced the start of its International Blues Challenge Project, a project with the goal to raise the $5,900  it will require to take six young musicians on a musical pilgrimage to the birthplace of the Blues. more»

'Night with the Living Dead: The 27 Club' in Williamsport

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2 years 28 weeks ago

Neil Young once said, “It’s better to burn out, than to fade away,” a sentence that would later be echoed in the suicide note of Nirvana front man, Kurt Cobain. In 1994 Cobain became a member of the “27 Club,” a group of musicians who all died tragically at the young age of 27. more»

Hudock Moyer Charity Golf Event Raises $9,000 for Uptown Music Collective

2 years 32 weeks ago

On Friday, Aug. 12, Hudock Moyer Wealth Resources held their 6th Annual Hudock Moyer Classic Charity Golf Event at the Clinton County Country Club in Mill Hall, Pa. The Uptown Music Collective, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization, recognized by many to be the premier source of music education in the area. was the beneficiary of this charity event. more»

Uptown Music Collective Schedules Open House

2 years 34 weeks ago

The Uptown Music Collective, the area’s premier nonprofit school of music, will be holding their annual Fall Open House on Saturday, August 27 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at their facilities at 848 West Fourth Street in Williamsport.  more»

Uptown Music Collective to Benefit from annual Hudock Moyer Classic Charity Golf Event

2 years 36 weeks ago

The Uptown Music Collective, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization recognized by many to be the premier source of music education in the area will be the beneficiary of the 6th Annual Hudock Moyer Classic Charity Golf Event to be held Friday, Aug. 12 at the Clinton County Country Club. more»

Uptown Music Collective to hold its annual Summer Music Fest

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2 years 37 weeks ago

The Uptown Music Collective, the area’s premier nonprofit school of music, will be holding their annual Summer Music Fest at the Brandon Park Band Shell in Williamsport on Sunday, August 7. more»

Celebrated blues musician Bob Margolin visited Uptown Music Collective

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2 years 37 weeks ago

Bob Margolin, a former sideman with blues legend Muddy Waters and an experienced leader of his own band, recently visited Williamsport’s Uptown Music Collective to participate in their 3rd annual 24-hour Blues-A-Thon Fundraiser.
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UMC Holds Three-Day Music Festival

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2 years 38 weeks ago

The Uptown Music Collective, the area’s premier 501(c) non-profit school of music, will be participating in this year’s Susquehanna University Summer Orchestra Festival in partnership with the Williamsport Symphony Youth Orchestra. more»

24 Hours of the Blues in Williamsport

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2 years 41 weeks ago

Jimi Hendrix once said, “Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.” Most musicians start off learning blues music because of its ease to play and fall in love with it because of the feelings it evokes. Starting on Friday, July 15 at 7 p.m. the Uptown Music Collective will present their third annual 24 hour Blues-a-Thon fundraiser. more»

Music Collective Seeks Applicants for Scholarship

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2 years 43 weeks ago

The Uptown Music Collective, the area’s premier nonprofit school of music, is currently seeking applications for the Alice Heilman Memorial Scholarship.  Prospective students interested in the scholarship must be between the ages of 13 and 18, must demonstrate a love of music and a strong desire to learn, and be able to demonstrate financial need. more»

Clouds Make Sounds: The Seasons

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2 years 46 weeks ago

Clouds Make Sounds: The Seasons is a full-scale musical production to be presented by the Community Arts Center on Tuesday, June 7, at 7:30 p.m. This performance will be produced by Rob Steele, Executive Director of the Community Arts Center. more»

'Rhythm Nation' Uptown Music Collective's Newest Venture

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2 years 49 weeks ago

Following the success of the recent Irish rock tribute “The Unforgettable Fire,” the students of the Uptown Music Collective will once again take the stage of Williamsport’s Community Arts Center this time joining the students of Milissa Augustine Dance Academy in a performance that will integrate dance and live music in a dazzling re-imagination of the iconic sounds, images, and dances of the ene more»

Uptown Music Collective begins Summer Enrollment

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2 years 50 weeks ago

The Uptown Music Collective, the area’s premier nonprofit school of
music, will be enrolling for the upcoming Summer Semester starting May
9th 2011.The school will be holding their annual Summer Open House on
Saturday, May 14th, from 11am-2pm, at their facilities at 848 West
Fourth Street in Williamsport.  Prospective students will able to tour more»

Uptown Music Collective to hold Annual Spring Recital

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3 years 1 week ago

On Sunday, April 10, the Uptown Music Collective will be holding their Annual Spring Recital. The spring recital, the second of the three recitals the school holds yearly, will feature the school’s students performing a variety of songs that they have learned throughout the semester. more»

The Unforgettable Fire: A Tribute to U2 and Irish Rock

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3 years 4 weeks ago

A full-scale theatrical performance to be presented by the students of the Uptown Music Collective St. Patrick's Day weekend, March 18 and 19 at 7:30, on the beautiful stage of the Community Arts Center in Williamsport. more»

The Unforgettable Fire: A Tribute to U2 and Irish Rock at CAC

3 years 7 weeks ago

Ireland's rock music is characterized by its close association with the decades-long conflict between Irish Catholics and Irish Protestants that has rocked the island, as well as by fighting between Northern Irish nationalist groups and factions loyal to the British government. more»

Uptown Music Collective presents Urban Legends: The Music of 10 Cities

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3 years 24 weeks ago

WILLIAMSPORT -- Many factors go into defining a city, including population, location, physical size, and culture, to name a few. A major part of the culture that defines a city is the music that was born from its streets. more»

Uptown Music Collective to host Blues-a-Thon fundraiser event

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3 years 35 weeks ago

Jimi Hendrix once said, “Blues is easy to play but hard to feel.” Most musicians start off learning blues music because of its ease to play and fall in love with it because of the feelings it evokes. Starting on Aug 13th 2010 at 7pm at the Uptown Music Collective will present their second annual 24hr Blues –A – Thon fundraiser. more»

Collective to Present Tribute to Motown

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4 years 3 weeks ago

WILLIAMSPORT -- On April 14, 1960, a Detroit songwriter and music producer named Berry Gordy Jr. opened the doors to what would become one of the biggest and most influential record labels in the world, Motown Records.  On April 15 and 16 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Arts Center, the students of the Uptown Music Collective will pay homage to Berry Gordy Jr. more»

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