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Violin Performance at Carnegie Museum

November 10, 2018

Ms. Rochelle and CYM Violinists enjoyed entertaining patrons at the Carnegie Museum! Watch for future events like this one so you can share your music with the people of Pittsburgh!

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Holiday Dazzle at Pine Community Center a Huge Success!

November 9, 2018

  A big thank you to CYM faculty for making this new event a great success! Mr Erich, Mr Chris and Mr Mark “dazzled” with their beautiful holiday music, while Ms Amy introduced hundreds of children and their families to instruments of all kinds! The event concluded with everyone gathered outside for a brilliant fireworks display! Watch for this event next year- and be sure to join in the fun!

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CYM’s Annual Ensemble Recital

November 9, 2018

Ensemble Recital Our annual Fall Ensemble Recital was a grand success! The students performed with polish and poise! Our faculty took part by performing two beautiful arrangements by Mr Chris. Ms Simmi spoke on the importance of piano ensembles, and Ms Amy reminded us of the dramatic effect of early childhood music study. Awards were presented for the practice challenge! It was great for so many of us to be together in one big celebration of music, accomplishments, food, and fun! We heard so many wonderful piano duets! Ms Rochelle with her Award-winning students! The piano trio was truly a highlight of the program!

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Masquerade Concert

October 30, 2018

Congratulations to all of our students who performed in our Masquerade Concert!  Thank you Mr. Chris for organizing this fun event! If you missed it, think about who YOU will be next year!

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CYM at SLB – Oct. 20th

October 20, 2018

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

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The Earth Has Music for Those Who Listen

October 10, 2018

  “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! … The Earth Has Music for Those Who ListenRead More »

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CYM Wexford Pianist Earns Tops Scores

October 8, 2018

Congratulations to CYM Wexford student, Clara Yuo, who took part in PMTA’s Performance Festival this past weekend! The young pianist, who is a student of Ms. Simmi Tripathi, earned a Superior rating in performance, and scored a 103 on her written theory exam, earning her an advancement to the next level of competition! Congratulations to both on your dedication and hard work! For more information: Local PMTA chapter: https://gpcpmta.org/ State chapter: https://www.pamusicteachers.org/ Dorothy Sutton Performance Festival link: https://www.pamusicteachers.org/activities/dorothy-sutton-performance-festival/

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Classical Guitar Education

October 6, 2018

Strumming to Beat of Different Music Program in Santa Fe “Even if you don’t want to be a musician, music makes you more aware of your surroundings as a human being,” he said. “You develop more of a sensibility to the things that are going on around you. I have students in class who are having a hard time in their lives and when they start playing the guitar they forget about it €” at least for that hour of class.” -Robert Nott Click here for the full article.

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Parent Education

September 21, 2018

Ms. Rochelle held a Parent Education Workshop prior to the 25th anniversary celebration in Sewickley! What a great opportunity for parents who are new to music education. When parents are involved in the musical study of their children, the joy of music can be shared by the whole family! Folks who stayed after the workshop enjoyed a concert and free ice cream! If you have any questions about future events like this, please talk to your teacher, or email Ms. Rochelle at ragnew@youngmusicians.org.

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25th Year Kickoff Party

September 21, 2018

CYM 25th Year Kick Off Thank you to everyone who came to our Kickoff Party! Wow-  25 years of memories, music, and friendship! What a great celebration we had commemorating this wonderful milestone! The Graeter’s ice cream was fabulous (now you know!) and we had stellar performances from our CYM students and faculty all afternoon! The stage is set! Everyone raved about the ice cream! CYM Faculty and Staff getting into the celebration! Victoria and the Carey family! Alicia and CYM alumni parents, Tom Cully and Sarah Heres!

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