Incorporated as CYM and established at 120 Lake Drive
Moved classes from YMCA and Northland Library to newly renovated classroom space.
Initiated Community Outreach Program.
Student’s performance televised on KDKA Children’s Hospital Telethon.
2000 & 2001
Students featured at PSO Season Opening Night concert.
Gerald McGinnis and wife Audrey endowed the PSO’s Fiddlesticks Program in honor of CYM.
Purchased 1971 Concert Grand Steinway Piano from the PSO, the piano featured on opening night in Heinz Hall.
Collaborated with the PITTSBURGH CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY and composer BURKHARDT REITER in composing and performing a chamber music piece for CYM’s advanced violinists.
Performed the National Anthem at PNC Park before a Pittsburgh Pirates game.
CYM’s advanced violinists performed as group soloists with the Pittsburgh Symphony at a Fiddlesticks concert, playing Concerto for Two Violins by J.S. Bach
CYM’s advanced violinists performed as group soloists with the Pittsburgh Symphony at the Watson Institute’s Casually Classic, playing Violin Concerto in a, by Antonio Vivaldi.
CYM opens it second site at 434 Beaver Street in Sewickley.
A group of six CYM students performs at the Holiday Open House during the Christmas Holidays at the White House, Washington, DC. [ STORY ]
CYM returns to the White House with a group of fourteen students to perform during the Christmas Holidays. [ STORY ]
CYM travels to Washington D.C. for a third time in as many years to entertain White House staff and their families at Christmastime. [ STORY ]
CYM violinists represented CYM at the October 30th Fiddlesticks Concert presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
CYM Shadyside is established at Winchester Thurston School’s City Campus, Shadyside.
CYM Sewickley renovation completed at 437 Beaver Street.
CYM partnership with Fox Chapel Country Day School begins.
CYM partnership with Montessori Children’s Community in Sewickley established.
CYM partnership with Laurie Ann West Community Center in Fox Chapel begins
CYM expands the city site to include First Unitarian Church at 605 Morewood Avenue.