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at the GYMC

National Volunteer Week is April 15-21

17
Apr

Thank you to all the volunteers who make the GYMC such a great community hub! Great people do everything from repair leaks, paint the rooms, change the light bulbs, put up posters, and much more. If you want to help in any way, drop by the GYMC office or give us a call at 519-837-1119. Check out our Volunteer web page.

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Bella Serata returns on Saturday June 23rd!

01
Apr

Bella Serata returns to the GYMC on Saturday June 23rd at 7 pm. Our fundraising gala has all the things you love—food, desserts, wine, beer, silent auction, and classical music—plus the Nick Maclean Jazz Trio and Ballroom Dancing! Learn to ballroom dance, and have a chance to try out your new steps with live music performed by the jazz trio. …

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Music at the GYMC presents Brenda Lewis & Friends

06
Mar

Celebrating 25 Years of Singing! On Sunday April 29 at 2 pm in the Recital Hall, Brenda Lewis (lead & harmony vocals) with Margaret Stowe (jazz guitar). With special guests John Zadro (piano), Jeff Bird (upright bass, harmonica, mandolin), Andy MacPherson (drums & percussion) and Gayle Ackroyd (harmony vocals, ukulele, guitar). A Journey through Jazz & Roots Music from Duo …

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GYMC Annual Gala Moving to Spring 2018

27
Oct

The Guelph Youth Music Centre will be moving its annual fundraising gala to the Spring of 2018. Guelph is rich in community engagement, with many very exciting events planned each October and November. In an effort to not conflict with these events, the GYMC has decided the Spring would be a wonderful time to celebrate the work we do, as …

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The GYMC String Orchestras welcome a new conductor—Tak Kwan!

26
Sep

After more than 10 years, conductor Jef ten Kortenaar will be leaving our podium, and the GYMC expresses our deepest gratitude for his hard work and caring for the Junior and Intermediate string orchestra.   Jef was part of the conductor search committee, helping to screen the eleven applications for the position, which narrowed down to live conducting auditions for …

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Do Re Mi 2017-2018

15
Sep

The Do Re Mi program is in full swing this fall and we are excited to share what it’s all about! The goal of this program is to provide a positive musical learning environment and to stimulate and enrich the creativity of students in our schools. Click to watch the video below to learn more! Video not showing up? Click …

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Music at the GYMC presents the EMPEROR QUARTET

30
Aug

The 2017-18 series debuts on Sunday September 24 at 2 pm with EMPEROR QUARTET performing music from Vivaldi’s amazing Four Seasons & L’Estro Armonico with Lance Ouell & Jef ten Kortenaar violins, David Wadley viola & Cathy Anderson cello   L’Estro Armonico established Vivaldi’s reputation as one of the most influential composers of the Baroque era; the Four Seasons confirmed his status as one of the …

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GYMC String Orchestras Conductor Wanted

28
Jun

The GYMC is looking for a conductor for its string orchestras program for the 2017–2018 season. There are two orchestras—Junior and Intermediate orchestras—for string players only, and are intended to give young performers an opportunity to develop orchestral ensemble and musical skills, leading to participation in the Guelph Youth Symphony Orchestra and beyond. Application deadline was Monday July 24, 2017 CLICK FOR …

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Guelph Youth Music Centre Adopts Policies and Procedures in Support of LGBTTQ+ Rights

02
Jun

The Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC) is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe, inclusive, equitable, and welcoming learning and working environment for all members of the GYMC community, regardless of real or perceived sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions, which includes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit and those who are questioning (LGBTTQ+). View or download the policy.

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