Center for Young Musicians Chamber Music, Chamber Orchestra, Chorus, Jazz, Music Camp, Music School, Performance Class, Private Lessons, String Ensemble, Suzuki

120 Lake Dr, Wexford, PA 15090

The long-term relationships between our students, parents, faculty and administrators are a testament to CYM’s unique ability to realize its mission. A feeling of kinship, between all of the people making concerted efforts to educate a capable young individual—your child—has been strengthened over the course of our many years together. For over a decade, we have watched toddlers grow and emerge into classical musicians and we have witnessed beginning players become self-assured and accomplished. Every person’s contribution is valued at CYM.

While some teachers would be satisfied with producing proficient instrumentalists, our vision for CYM students is much greater than this. In addition to learning to play their instruments well, students learn to be musically and culturally curious because of the focused, yet relaxed social setting inherent in the program. Whether it is participation in a lively discussion about phrasing or the history of a piece during group class,or going to see a great humanist and performer like Mstislav Rostropovitch, cellist, in a special master class, time spent at CYM fosters character and a spirit of inquiry.

 

 

Programs:

CYM offers the following programs:

  • Early Childhood Music – CYM’s Early Childhood Music program offers children from ages two to five a wonderful way to connect to other families, enjoy music together and begin learning this unique language.
  • Suzuki Studies – Dr. Suzuki’s ‘Nurtured by Love’ serves as the philosophical background for this program. Parents participate fully in their child’s education by attending each individual lesson and learning to play the instrument along with their child.
  • Foundations – Dr. Heyge’s Musikgarten serves as the philosophical foundation for this program. Students take a more independent role in their music education as they prepare for the introduction and application of an instrument.
  • Solo Studies – The Solo Studies program features one-on-one instruction in piano, violin, viola, cello, guitar or voice with an experienced faculty member who can provide instruction and motivation for your child.
  • TimeWave – Time Wave is CYM’s program for adult students ages 18 and up. Students are expected to commit to one or more ten week sessions within each of our three terms, OR to an on-going weekly lesson throughout our 44-week annual calendar.

Instruments accepted:

CYM programs provide opportunities for the following instruments:

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Piano
  • Guitar
  • Vocal

To learn more about the Center for Young Musicians, please visit our website!

 

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