News
at the GYMC

Introducing Guelph’s first Early Music Series

16
Aug

Conceived and directed by internationally-renowned singer/countertenor Daniel Cabena, this new series debuts with two concerts in the GYMC Recital Hall on Friday October 21 and 28 at 7:30 pm. Guelph Musicfest is producing this series in cooperation with the GYMC, and net proceeds are in benefit of the centre. Buy tickets now! Visit http://www.guelphmusicfest.ca/cardinal.html

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The GYMC Announces Retirement of Executive Director

07
Jul

The Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC) announces the retirement of its Executive Director, Gabriella Currie-Ziegler, after almost 11 years of service. Following a long career in arts management, Currie-Ziegler will retire on January 30, 2023. “The GYMC Board of Directors wishes to thank Gabriella for her outstanding leadership. During her tenure as Executive Director of the Guelph Youth Music Centre, …

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Guelph Youth Music Centre Adopts Guelph School of Music

27
Jun

The Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC) will be adopting the Guelph School of Music (GSM) into its family of programs beginning July 1, 2022. The GSM’s current owner/director, Tracey Clarke-Rankine, recently announced her retirement after 16 years of leading the school. She is a supporter of the GYMC and wanted her school to be part of the centre. A proposal …

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GYMC MASK MANDATE UPDATE

03
Jun

As the current pandemic situation evolves, the GYMC is cautiously optimistic that COVID indicators will continue to drop over the summer and we anticipate a Fall program complement which feels more like the normal we knew. Therefore, effective July 1st, 2022, the GYMC is removing the requirement for mandatory masking subject to future direction from Public Health. However, we continue to recommend the use …

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Updated Vaccination Policy

01
May

Effective May 1, 2022, you do not need to be fully vaccinated to enter the GYMC. The masking mandate remains in effect until at least June 30 and may be extended if needed.

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NEW! Summer Strings at the GYMC in July

12
Apr

Monday July 25 to Friday July 29 from 10 am to 2 pm daily String Orchestra • Percussion Enrichment Sharpen your orchestral and ensemble skills with conductor Joy Schuster Daily sectionals with guest musicians Bucket drumming with percussionist extraordinaire Adam Bowman For any string players who would like to have a fun enjoyable Summer String experience!  Suitable for string level Grades 5–7 or Suzuki late …

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GYMC is open, but please note…

04
Jan

UPDATED 2022-03-23: As a small business operating in the province of Ontario, the GYMC is continuing our current COVID-19 safety policies and protocols. We all have a role to play in helping protect our community and reducing the spread of COVID-19. Please follow GYMC pandemic protocols to help keep yourself and others safe when you are in the building.   …

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Updated GYMC Mandatory Vaccination Policy

01
Sep

Since October 1, 2021, everyone entering the GYMC Facility must be vaccinated against COVIDs 19, as recommended by the Ministry of Health and Provincial Health Officer. Subject to the exemptions enumerated in this policy, the GYMC requires you to obtain a vaccination for COVIDs 19 prior to engaging in any lessons (single or group), events or any other business that …

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Our sympathies to the family of Wendy Vernon

06
May

We are saddened to learn of the sudden death, in late April, of Wendy Vernon.  Wendy will be remembered in the Guelph and Mt. Forest area as a highly respected ballet teacher and choreographer.  She is survived by her husband, Canadian conductor, Timothy Vernon, and four children:  Allegra, Ariel, Blythe and Jeremy, to whom she was a supportive Suzuki Mom.

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