News & Announcements

PVMTA Professional Development

March 15th, 2023

Chiu-Ling Lin "Building a Sound Technical Foundation from the Beginning"

Student Master Class with Seymour Bernstein

March 5th, 2023

Another wonderful Master Class with Seymour Bernstein

Student Master Class

December 3rd, 2022

with Magdalena Baczewska

PVMTA Celebrates 50 Years!

October 9th, 2022

An impromptu celebration with special thanks to Seymour Bernstein & James Karr.

PVMTA 50th Anniversary Celebration!

September 15th, 2022

We invite past and present members & friends to join us on October 9, 2022, 3pm at Christ Church to Celebrate 50 years of PVMTA.

Seymour Bernstein Student Master Class

May 1st, 2022

Students performed at Christ Church and Seymour joined us on Zoom.


Photos & Video

Cassandra Meyer - Beethoven, Sonata No. 8, "Pathetique" in C minor, Op 13: 1.

Alexandria Stevenson - Skoryk, Burlesca



Ethan Hawke & Seymour Bernstein (Reuters/Mark Blinch)

Seymour Bernstein

Seymour Bernstein, one of the original founders of PVMTA is an internationally known writer, composer, teacher, and lecturer, acclaimed for his "technical brilliance and penetrating interpretive skills." His unparalleled mastery of the piano repertoire in addition to his commitment to the education of musicians has added a prestigious dimension to his annual PVMTA master class. Mr. Bernstein's engaging and eloquent approach is valued by teachers, students and parents.