CYM Holiday Concert

Spread holiday cheer at CYM’s 2018 Holiday Concert!

Spread some holiday cheer at the First Unitarian Church! Come and enjoy holiday music in a relaxed, concert atmosphere! The performance will take place in the Undercofler Gallery. This is a great way to kick off your holiday celebrations!

If you are interested in performing, please contact Mr. Erich at

RSVP using our Eventbrite link

For information, or general questions about the event, please call 724-935-0505.

PPG Wintergarden Performance

Join us at PPG Wintergarden for a spectacular holiday performance of CYM guitarists and pianists! Enjoy the Ginger Bread House display and the train exhibit while listening to holiday music! After the performances, you can stay and enjoy the ice skating rink!

RSVP using our Eventbrite link.

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Simmi at


CYM Strings Share Holiday Music at the Nutcracker

The CYM strings have been invited to perform holiday music prior to the performance and during the intermission of the 4:30pm December 9th Nutcracker ballet performance at the Benedum Center.

We will play selections from Festive and More Festive Strings (Upper Book 2 level and above) and will play Twinkle Theme and Oh Come, Little Children for younger students in attendance.

All performers will get in free, and parents will have access to tickets at a 30% discount using the code PBTCHOIRFF. All tickets for the Nutcracker performance must be purchased through PBT.

Register for the event here

For participation and ticket questions, please talk to your teacher, or contact Ms. Leah at

Blues Workshop

Mr. Mark is taking lead on this CYM workshop! If you are interested in learning how to perform blues, this is the event for you!

Violin Performance at Carnegie Museum

Ms. Rochelle and CYM Violinists will be performing at the Carnegie Museum on Dec 2nd!

Light Up Night Celebration!

Come as early as 5:00 to start enjoying the food trucks, music, free horse drawn carriage rides, an ice carving competition, and a fireworks show to celebrate the start of the holiday season!
Watch performances by our CYM students starting at 5:30pm!
Loads of fun for the whole family!

RSVP using our Eventbrite link.


Take a look HERE for the “Very Merry Sewickley” line up for the holiday season in our “favorite village”.


CYM’s Annual Ensemble Recital is this Saturday, November 17

Ensemble Recital

Come join the CYM students for our annual Fall Ensemble Recital at the First Unitarian Church at 605 Morewood Avenue on Saturday, November 17.

We have two recitals, a 9:30 am and an 11:30 am.

The cello and guitar groups perform, along with piano duos, at 9:30 am.  The violinists, more piano duos and the chamber music groups perform at 11:30 am.

Photography is permitted from the designated areas in the hall, and the stage is available after each performance for family photographs.

Please stay afterward and join us for refreshments.

For general questions, please call 724-935-0505.

CYM at SLB – Oct. 20th

Mr. Erich and CYM guitarists performed on the Saturday Light Brigade, today! Among the guitarists was Lochlan McGinnis, a recipient of the Young Artist Certificate.

Click here to listen to Mr. Erich’s guitar students on WRCT 88.3

Congratulations CYM Pianists!

Siena Smith performed her Suzuki Piano Book 2 recital on Friday, October 12 and did a fantastic job! Congratulations, Siena!

On Saturday night, Clara Yuo performed in PMTA’s Honors’ Recital for the Dorothy Sutton Performance Festival contestants who are advancing to the state level. She played the first movement of Beethoven Piano Sonata, Op. 49 No. 2 and performed beautifully!

The Earth Has Music for Those Who Listen


“The earth has music for those who listen.” ~not Shakespeare

Apparently the authorship of this quote is highly debated. But don’t quote me on that. The words, whether anonymous or not, ring true! Continue reading “The Earth Has Music for Those Who Listen”

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