Enjoy an afternoon of music in Sewickley this month!
On Saturday, October 19th, 4:00 P.M.
Ms. Grace and CYM piano students will be performing on our beautiful, historic Steinway concert grand in the concert room at our Sewickley location.
Enjoy Preludes by Rachmaninoff, and student duets performed by several students of Ms. Grace and Ms. Simmi.
A bonus: hear a ragtime arrangement of music themes from the movie “Up”! (If you are not familiar with the movie, you should watch it, and enjoy the remarkably poignant music, composed by Michael Giacchino.)
This concert will last approximately one hour and will be followed by a reception.
See you then!
On Tuesday night, our CYM Summer Choir gave a performance, demonstrating a sampling of what was learned over the summer. Having only met eight times, the children were eager to present their hard work to the parents, who were delighted and amazed at all that had been accomplished.
The program began with a demonstration of vocal exercises and rounds, followed by a selection of songs. Students had chosen different “poses” for each piece, and one song was even accompanied by percussion instruments!
Kristin Butler, parent of Abigail said: “It was a great show! We loved hearing their voices. Thank you for your time with them, sharing your gifts, and especially your patience!”
During the reception, Mrs. Rucker presented a piano recital of of Irish and American folk songs arranged for piano solo! Thank you to all the parents and family members who came to support these young singers.
Watch for future opportunities for a CYM choir!
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 night, Ms. Grace and Ms. Rochelle took to the stage. They both performed Sonata for Piano and Violin in A Major (Allegro ben moderato, Allegro, Alegretto poco mosso).
It was an incredible night of music and we extend a hearty Bravo! to all of the performers! We would also like to thank Mr. Jacob Nathanson for his accompaniment for the concert.
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.
But the good kind of Blues! Mr. Mark delighted all with his program of blues, jazz, and more! The concert featured students of all ages and instruments, and included those students who participated in the Blues Workshop that day! Guitar faculty Mark Marston’s presentation included Blues for Classic Guitar by Charlie Byrd.
Thank you to all who participated!
CYM Presents a Masquerade Concert
October 27 at 4 pm
Join Mr. Chris and CYM students for a concert in costume! All students are welcome to play. Bring your favorite Halloween song or your most polished piece.
If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org.