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Reminder for Next Week: Makeup Lessons, and Spring Break

April 2, 2020

Your teacher will contact you if a makeup lesson is to be scheduled during the music school’s spring break, April 6-11. If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to email your instructor! CYM Spring Break Monday, April 6 – Saturday, April 11

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Updated Website Coming Soon

March 11, 2020

Keep an eye out for a refreshed website for the Center for Young Musicians! We want our page to be useful, fun, and easy to navigate for parents and families! Make www.youngmusicians.org  your “go-to” for helpful information about CYM events, educational content, and great Pittsburgh events for families! Let us know what you think!

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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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Openings for Voice Lessons

January 24, 2020

Center for Young Musicians has openings for lessons in singing. Why not schedule a four lesson trial for your student! In that time, our voice teacher, Ms. Lindsay, can coach for upcoming auditions, work on a school performance, or just get your student started on the right track! When you think about it, all music students should have these major goals for their studies: that they can 1) look at a page of music and hear it in their head, and 2) to be able to sing their part! All musicians, of every instrument, should be able to match pitch and sing their music. This is the perfect time to round out your student’s musical studies. Call or visit the website to schedule a four lesson trial today! (724) 935-0505 

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Reminder: Lessons on Monday, January 20th (MLK Day)

January 15, 2020

Just a reminder that we do have lessons and classes on MLK Monday!

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New Year is Coming… Ready for New Lessons?

January 3, 2020

Happy Holidays! We will see you soon when CYM starts up again on January 6th! Meanwhile, this might be the most wonderful time to think about adding new lessons or group classes to your student’s music studies! Did you know that beyond piano, violin, cello, guitar, and voice we offer…. Banjo? Drum Set? Ukulele? Adult Lessons and Classes? CYM offers something for everyone in your household. Call us for a consult! THINKING AHEAD: Do you have a request for summer programming? Let us know in the comments below- we will begin preparations for summer course offerings soon!

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Holiday Event Reminder!

December 12, 2019

So many great things are happening this holiday season with CYM students and teachers! Here’s what on deck. Support CYM by attending: SING! An Irish Christmas: Thursday, December 12, Benedum Center. Email Ms. Amy if you need comp tickets- arucker@youngmusicians.org CYM Holiday Concert: CYM students performing for each other at the Unitarian Church in Shadyside, December 14, 7:00pm.  Contact Mr. Erich with questions- ereibe@youngmusicians.org CYM Pianists at the Nutcracker:  December 14, 7:00pm-9:00pm.  For more information contact Ms. Simmi- simmitripathi@youngmusicians.org. Strings at Carnegie Museum: December 19th, 6:30pm – 7:30pm. For more information, contact Ms. Rochelle- ragnew@youngmusicians.org

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“SING! An Irish Christmas” Comes to Pittsburgh

December 4, 2019

Bring the whole family to a Christmas concert that will have your foot tapping, and your hands clapping! Imagine favorite carols and songs with fiddlers playing reels, plus a band of instrumentalists, and 200 voice choir singing along with you! Our own Mr. Rob will be conducting the 200-voice choir for “Sing! An Irish Christmas” which will be held at the Benedum. Some of the choristers are coming from other states just to be a part of this concert. Recently the Gettys asked to add a children’s choir to the program, so our own Ms. Amy has been rehearsing with a 35-voice choir assembled from all over Pennsylvania and Ohio. Come concert time, she will be singing with the choir! This tour is in its ninth year- and the first for the Pittsburgh area. Other stops in the 2019 tour include Carnegie Hall in NYC, and and Kennedy Center in...

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Need an Idea for Holiday Gift Giving?

November 25, 2019

How about a gift of quality hand percussion instruments? Musikgarten is having their one-time-a-year special for families and teachers! Musikgarten Musical Instrument Sets For ages 18 months and up Set 1 Instruments provide a wide range of sounds. Scarves for dancing and exploring. Perfect size instruments for children’s small hands to use in group or individual play. Natural wood and environmentally friendly. Two instruments for you and your child to play together. Drawstring carrying bag. Price: $14.95, plus shipping   Set 2 Add a drum! Wood frame, natural calf skin  Price: $28.95, plus shipping   Set 3 Add grooved sticks for a unique sound, sand blocks, wood rattles, and a bean bag! BEST DEAL! Price: $39.95, plus shipping All items appropriate for ages 18 months to 5 year olds To order: Call Musikgarten directly, 800-216-6864, or email at order@musikgarten.org Questions? Ask Ms. Amy at arucker@youngmusicians.org NOTE: Shipping prices are for...

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Welcome New Voice Faculty, Lindsay McGinnis

October 25, 2019

We are thrilled to announce the addition of voice teacher, Lindsay McGinnis! Lindsay studied music at The Ohio State University where she earned her Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance, and then at Pennsylvania State University, where she earned a Master of Music in Vocal Pedagogy and Performance. Lindsay brings a broad experience of teaching and performing to this position. Having a background in musical theater as an actor as well as director and teacher, she is ready to welcome new students with a variety of goals. Her performances range from opera to oratorio to musical theater to sacred choral music! Ms. McGinnis looks forward to building her studio here at CYM, and we are looking forward to welcoming her to our family. Call the office if you would like more information about Lindsay’s schedule and locations. Welcome, Lindsay!

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