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A no-obligation trial at CYM comprises 4 weeks of instruction in the CYM program of your choice.

For parents, this period of time allows your child the full experience of a CYM student in your chosen program, as well as allows for customization of the instruction and curriculum path, development of your child's musical goals, and establishment of a teacher/student relationship.

For the adult student, a 'Time Wave' trial is an opportunity to evaluate private instruction of the highest quality.

Need assistance in choosing the right path? We can help! Fill out the inquiry form and we'll get back to you "Prestissimo!". (Or if you prefer, give us a call at 724.935.0505.)

Thursdays, 7–8 pm, CYM Sewickley

Rehearsals Culminate in Two Holiday Performances

– Sewickley's Light Up Night on December 4th –

– CYM's Candlelight Concert on December 11th –

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(Registration deadline is October 15th)

Practice everyday for at least the length of your lesson.

Keep track of each practice on the calendar.

Bring it in each week your teacher's signature.

Earn a Medal!

(Click here to dowload the Practice Challenge Calendar.)

Fall 2015 Small Group Instruction

October 3 – December 17

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School Day

Fox Chapel Country Day & Winchester Thurston North

Click here for information about School Day.
Click here to register for String Class, and here for Individual Instruction.

Welcome to CYM

A Life Long Love of Music

The Center for Young Musicians develops a community of students with liberated ability, refined character, and a life-long love of music through a comprehensive, long-term curriculum emphasizing an early-start, an expert faculty, a dynamic support staff, and a mutual commitment between the families and the school.

Because we know every child is unique, our programs can be customized to fit each child's need. To better understand the opportunities CYM provides your child, please visit the 'New to CYM?' section (above) — the accompanying links lead to a thorough explanation of each program CYM offers.

To learn more, please call 724.935.0505 to speak with our experienced faculty. Thank you for your interest.

Our Vision

The long-term relationships between our students, parents, faculty and administrators are a testament to CYM's unique ability to realize its mission. A feeling of kinship, between all of the people making concerted efforts to educate a capable young individual—your child—has been strengthened over the course of our many years together. For over a decade, we have watched toddlers grow and emerge into classical musicians and we have witnessed beginning players become self-assured and accomplished. Every person's contribution is valued at CYM.
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Our Approach

An Early Start: The programs at the Center for Young Musicians utilize an early start with the Early Childhood Music (ECM) Program. The Early Childhood Music Program develops early competency of rhythm and melody in both parents and children. Even the finest education has the potential to be lost on a child if it is not spirited. While every lesson provides meaningful musical instruction, lessons are presented in a social and playful manner. The early exposure of patterns and skills facilitates an easier mastery of a more complex musical study.
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