ABOUT THE GLVMA

The Greater Lehigh Valley Music Association® (GLVMA) is an officially registered 501c3 non-profit community based organization created to produce music related events throughout the greater Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, U.S.A. The GLVMA is a member of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce. The GLVMA is in partnership with ArtsQuest® , located on the SteelStacks® campus in Bethlehem, Pa. Our flagship event is the Lehigh Valley Music Awards® (LVMA) which we organize and presnt in partnership with ArtsQuest.

OUR MISSION

The Greater Lehigh Valley Music Association® is a non-profit 501(c)3 arts organization which believes that artistic expression and the creative process are positive and desirable contributions to our diverse culture. The GLVMA© is run through the efforts of forward focused, volunteer leadership.

We exist to create and deliver positive experiences through music, with a focus on honoring and developing our youth, thereby inspiring others to live creatively through their talent. With our programs and events, including the Lehigh Valley Music Awards, we help young musicians achieve artistic, educational and social goals by providing education, exposure and monetary support through scholarships while also providing our established local music legends and overall music industry with increased opportunity through events and programs designed to elevate the industry as a whole.

Values

No Favorites - We embrace diversity.

I am the GLVMA© - We operate as one team with one voice and vision.

Thirst for New Talent - Thirst for understanding of music scene.

Cherish Community Interdependence - Open approach to working with the community, including like-minded organizations, schools and music professionals

Evolving Leadership - We will always adapt our strategies to reflect the current state of the industry.

The Lehigh Valley, known officially by the United States Census Bureau as the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton-Phillipsburg, PA-NJ metropolitan area and referred to locally as The Valley and A-B-E, is a metropolitan region consisting of Lehigh, Northampton, and Carbon and some parts of Berks counties in eastern Pennsylvania and Warren county on the western edge of New Jersey in the United States.

The Greater Lehigh Valley Music Association® (GLVMA) is an officially registered name and organization with the state of Pennsylvania. Any use or claims, willful or otherwise, of the GLVMA name, GLVMA related organizations or the reproduction and/or distribution of the content of GLVMA events, in part or in full, in any form including but not limited to logos, printed, visual and audio materials etc. by any organization, group or individuals without prior written authorization constitutes copyright and trademark infringement and all participating parties to the infringement will be prosecuted in civil court to the full extent of the law.