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at the GYMC

NEW! GYMC Mandatory Vaccination Policy

01
Sep

Effective 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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GYMC Donation Matching Challenge

24
Mar

It’s been a tough year for the Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC), just it has for many due to the pandemic. The GYMC faces a $100,000 deficit and is in urgent need of support to continue its music, dance and arts programs. Fortunately, a generous donor has pledged to match donations up to a total of $50,000 to help close …

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NEW GYMC Online Course… Music is a Language

04
Jan

The Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC) is offering a NEW Online Course… Music is a Language. Led by GSO/GYSO Conductor Al Cannon, this interactive course provides a hands-on version of the written and oral language of music, commonly referred to as music theory. Students play their instruments at every session! Students will immediately apply their new knowledge to their playing, …

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GYMC now offering Music for Children with Disabilities Online

17
Dec

The Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC) is taking the Music for Children with Disabilities program online. Led by Registered Music Therapist & Psychotherapist, Katie Hampton, this virtual group will offer creative, stimulating and fun musical experiences through an online platform for children aged five and up. “The pandemic has been hard on everyone, but it has hit school-aged children with …

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Rental Space Available

02
Dec

 The Guelph Youth Music Centre is offering rental space for private lessons, classes, rehearsals, and meetings in accordance with current government restrictions and regulations. There are seven studio rooms (small, medium and large), one dance studio with sprung floor and one recital hall available. Rental rates, appointments and tours are available by calling 519-837-1119. For more information, click on the RENTALS menu …

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GYMC Gala goes ONLINE on Oct. 23 at 7 pm

22
Sep

SPECTACULAR ONLINE MUSIC EVENING! Exclusive video performances generously donated by Angela Hewitt (piano), Martin Beaver (violin), David Gillham (violin) & Chiharu Iinuma (piano), Gryphon Trio, Anagnoson & Kinton (piano duo), Bénédicte Lauzière (violin) & Ken Gee (piano), Nick Maclean (jazz piano), James Gordon (singer/songwriter) PLUS Suzuki String School of Guelph, Guelph Youth Singers & GYMC String Orchestras. Exclusive online concert follows at about 9 …

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Seasonal Administrative Assistant Wanted

06
Jul

The Guelph Youth Music Centre (gymc.ca) is looking for an Administrative Assistant to commence work in (UPDATED) the Fall. This is a seasonal, full-time position. The ability to communicate in English is required. Reports to the Office Manager. Rate of Pay: $15/hr. @ 30 hours/week for a 9-week contract. Job Title: Administrative Assistant Scope of duties: The administrative assistant will assist the …

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Congratulations, Monika!

29
Apr

Congratulations to our Office Admin Assistant, Monika Toor, on the birth of her new baby Zorawar Singh Toor (born on April 20). Monika will return from maternity leave in April of 2021.

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