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What’s Happening At CYM in March?

March 6, 2020

Spring has begun to sprung! Soon, the trees will have grown new leaves, birds will be singing merrily, and the sun will be shining. In the midst of the seasons changing, CYM will be hosting a number of exciting opportunities. If you are interested in either of these upcoming events, you can click on this link to go directly to the Register for Events page and sign up today. First, CYM is proud to be partnering with local musician Matt Price for the “Experience the Drummer in You” Drum Circle! Join Mr. Matt on Saturday, March 14th from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at CYM Sewickley for CYM’s first official Drum Circle. Come create music with friends and family in a supportive and welcoming environment. No experience necessary and all ages are welcome. Free for CYM students, $10 for adults, and $5 for kids 12 and under. You can read...

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Violin Department Group This Weekend; Guitar, Piano Groups Scheduled

January 24, 2020

Calling all CYM violinists! Reminder that there is a Department Group this Saturday, January 25th, 10:00 am in Wexford. Calling ALL Young Musicians: Department Groups are open to all ages and levels! What is a Department Group? It’s a place to perform with and for other students to gain confidence in a friendly environment. Try out a piece, test your memory, or play something you are working on for a recital or contest. Pieces do not have to be performance-ready. Faculty will be on hand to offer feedback and coaching. Department Groups are a time to focus on performances, composers, repertoire, performance etiquette, audience etiquette, and more.                           Talk with your teacher to sign up! Upcoming Department Groups: Violin Department Group: January 25, 10:00 am in Wexford Guitar Department Group: February 15th, 10:30 am, Wexford Piano Department Group: February 22,...

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Coming Soon to CYM!

August 15, 2019

With the fall semester on the horizon, the faculty at CYM has prepared all sorts of new and exciting group lessons, just for you! Check out our “Coming Attractions” below! Enroll today at www.youngmusicians.org! Call our office for more information  (724) 935-0505

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Free Piano Classes!

July 25, 2019

Who doesn’t like free?! The Center for Young Musicians is offering FREE Musikgarten Group Piano sessions for any child between the ages of 6 to 9 years old. Classes will be held August 4th and 5th from 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at CYM Sewickley. Sign up for both days; parents join in for last 15 minutes of class each day. NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE NEEDED! These classes are presented as a part of a National Teacher Training for Musikgarten. Teachers in attendance will observe these classes taught by Amy Rucker. If you’re interested in registering, please e-mail Amy at arucker@youngmusicians.org.  

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Young Artists’ Ambassadors Astound Audience!

July 23, 2019

The Young Artists Ambassadors Recital was an astounding success! All who attended were treated to a fantastic night of music. Ms. Hafsah Shahzad started the evening’s activities with stunning renditions of Rhapsody in G minor by Johannes Brahms, Nuages Gris, S. 199 by Franz Liszt, and Prelude in E minor, Op. 28 No. 4 by Frédéric Chopin. Mr. Manus McGinnis continued the night’s festivities with excellent performances of  Linus and Lucy by Vincent Guaraldi, Clarinet Blues by Martha Mier, Vivace from Sonatina in C Major, Op. 36 No. 1 by Muzio Clementi, and “Pizza Time” by Luigi Denza. Lastly, Ms. Réka Götz finished the evening with a stellar finale! She performed two pieces from George Gershwin’s Three Preludes (II. Andante con moto and III. Agitato), and Prelude in B minor, Op. 32 No. 10 by Sergei Rachmaninoff.

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Community Concert Thrills Crowd!

July 22, 2019

Ms. Grace and Ms. Rochelle organized an incredible concert on Sunday July 21st.  It was an evening filled with spectacular performances from a number of students and even Ms. Grace and Ms. Rochelle, too! Agnes Picarsic began the evening with two folk songs, Song of the Wind and O Come Little Children. After this, Nico Alfaro performed Lightly Row and Go Tell Aunt Rhody, followed by Sophie Godbey’s renditions of Long Long Ago and Allegro. Next, Elijah Haberman also performed Go Tell Aunt Rhody, and the folk song With Steady Hands. After Elijah, Amanda Smith played Canon in D by Pachelbel. Nalani Brayley then serenaded the audience with Hunter’s Chorus and Minuet in G. Lily Haberman was next, performing Gavotte in G Minor and Humoresque. Finally, Sanai Horne concluded the student portion of the evening with her rendition of Perpetual Motion. Once the students had concluded their portion of the...

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“Cello Crew” Performing Class Beginning this Fall!

July 22, 2019

A new performing group for cellists, led by Mr. Ryan, is forming now and will begin this fall. This will be a Monday evening class held in our Sewickley location. Cellists ages 13 to 18 are encouraged to join! This group class will provide opportunities to develop musicianship skills as well as performing experience. Not to mention that music is more fun when you get to collaborate with friends! Make time to join in with something new at CYM, and get ready for some amazing music-making this year! Mondays, 7:00-8:00 PM, Sewickley Contact Mr. Ryan for more details!  

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It’s time to enroll for 2019!!!

July 21, 2019

Fall will be upon us before you know it! Be sure to enroll for 2019 before it’s too late! If you are a new or returning student who would like to enroll for the school year, please download the enrollment form below. Once completed, you can e-mail the enrollment form to admissions@youngmusicians.org or mail it to 120 Lake Drive, Wexford, PA 15090. 2019-2020 Registration Form If you would prefer to start off with a 4-week initial trial period, please click the link below. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE 4-WEEK TRIAL PERIOD

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Ms. Simmi’s Community Concert delights attendees!

June 20, 2019

Ms. Simmi’s Community Concert was a wonderful success this past Saturday! The concert was held at CYM Sewickley at 3:00 p.m.  Guests were enchanted with an afternoon of music, including pieces by Kuhlau, Schumann, Beethoven, and Bach. Ms. Simmi also performed, first playing Beethoven’s F™¯ major Op. 78. Mr. Chris then joined her to play a Romance piece by Amy Beach. Overall, the day the was an incredible success and a splendid afternoon! Below are a few pictures from the day.    

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Calling all teens! Join CYM Crossover!

June 14, 2019

The Center for Young Musicians’ teen hang-out, “Off the Record,” and Studio419 join forces to create Crossover: a space for teens where they can relax, enjoy snacks, learn from each other, and express themselves freely. In this six-session music and art crossover summer series, teens will explore their own creativity through a variety of fun and engaging themes. Never played an instrument? No problem. Never picked up a paintbrush? Don’t sweat it! This all-levels series is a low-pressure opportunity for teens to connect with music and art in a new way.  We are welcoming non-CYM students to these sessions as well, so invite siblings and friends! Join us for our second session, Blues x Monochromatic Colors on Friday, June 14th by signing up through Eventbrite!  To save for the summer, sign up for the Complete 6-Session Series (10% discount). Be sure to check out our future sessions, too! Pop x Pop...

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