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  • 1994 – Incorporated as CYM and purchased 120 Lake Drive
  • 1995 – Moved classes from YMCA and Northland Library to newly renovated classroom space.
  • 1996 – Incorporated National Music Education Standards into Curricula.
  • 1997 – Initiated Community Outreach Program.
  • 1998 – Student's performance televised on KDKA Children's Hospital Telethon.
  • 1999 – Hosted the first GEM Awards, a celebration of young performers.
  • 2000 & 2001 – Students featured at PSO Season Opening Night concert.
  • 2001 – Revised curricula to meet the school's new Music Literacy Objectives.
  • 2001 – Chairman Gerald McGinnis and wife Audrey endowed the PSO's Fiddlesticks Program in honor of CYM.
  • 2002 – Purchased 1971 Concert Grand Steinway Piano from the PSO, the piano featured on opening night in Heinz Hall.
  • 2002 – Opened Annex for faculty and student recitals and additional classroom space.
  • 2003 – Collaborated with the PITTSBURGH CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY and composer BURKHARDT REITER in composing and performing a chamber music piece for CYM's advanced violinists.
  • 2004 – Performed the National Anthem at PNC Park before a Pitttsburgh Pirates game, and each year since.
  • 2005 – CYM's advanced violinists performed as group soloists with the Pittsburgh Symphony at a Fiddlesticks concert, playing Concerto for Two Violins by J.S. Bach.
  • 2006 – CYM's advanced violinists performed as group soloists with the Pittsburgh Symphony at the Watson Institute's Casually Classic, playing Violin Concerto in a, by Antonio Vivaldi.
  • 2006 – CYM opens it second site at 434 Beaver Street in Sewickley.
  • 2006 – A group of six CYM students perform at the Holiday Open House during the Christmas Holidays at the White House, Washington, DC. [ STORY ]
  • 2007 – CYM returns to the White House with a group of fourteen students to perform during the Christmas Holidays. [ STORY ]
  • 2008 – CYM travels to Washington D.C. for a third time in as many years to entertain White House staff and their families at Christmastime. [ STORY ]
  • 2010 – CYM violinists represented CYM at the October 30th Fiddlesticks Concert presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
  • 2011 – CYM Shadyside is established at Winchester Thurston School's City Campus, Shadyside.
  • 2011 – CYM Sewickley renovation completed at 437 Beaver Street.
  • 2013 – CYM partnership with Fox Chapel Country Day School begins.
  • 2013 – CYM partnership with Fox Chapel Country Day School begins.
  • 2014 – CYM partnership with Montessori Children’s Community in Sewickley established.
  • 2015 – CYM partnership with Laurie Ann West Community Center in Fox Chapel begins.