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Do Re Mi 2017-2018


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


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


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


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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Friday May 12 at 8 pm: violinist JERZY KAPLANEK with the DAVE YOUNG JAZZ TRIO


JERZY KAPLANEK, one of Canada’s top violinists performs on Friday May 12 at 8 pm with the DAVE YOUNG JAZZ TRIO with Dave Young bass, Robi Botos piano & Ethan Ardelli drums Bassist and composer Dave Young possesses artistic soul, and musical skill in abundance. His exceptional career has made him a much sought-after jazz bassist who regularly performs internationally with an array of …

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FREE FAMILY DAY EVENT! Knightsfest – Medieval Festival


The Guelph Youth Music Centre will be holding a Medieval Festival, KnightsFest on Monday February 20, 2017 at 10 am to 3 pm. It’s a family fun event with lots of activities for everyone to enjoy. This is the second year for KnightsFest. The festival includes displays, costumes, games, activities and entertainment, all to the theme of the Medieval era. …

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Cascades MUSIC at the GYMC THIS FRIDAY Feb. 3 with LESLIE KINTON piano


Internationally-celebrated Canadian pianist LESLIE KINTON performs an all-BEETHOVEN recital on Friday Feb. 3 at 7:30 pm Sonata in D major, Op. 10 no. 3 Sonata in C sharp minor (“Moonlight”), Op. 27, No. 2 Sonata in E major, Op. 14, No.1 Sonata in E flat major, Op. 81a (“Les adieux”) Leslie Kinton, of the acclaimed piano duo Anagnoson & Kinton, …

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Music for Children with Special Needs


Please note that the January start date of  Wednesday, January 4, 2017 for GYMCs Music for Children with Special Needs class has been changed to Wednesday, January 11, 2017.  With the January start date being pushed forward and March break;  there will be a make- up  date on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Dates , therefore, will be as follows; January 11, 18, …

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Bonjour Montréal Raffle Winners


The Guelph Youth Music Centre sends out a hearty congratulations to our Raffle Draw Winners (Lottery Licence # M772085.  The draw took place at the GYMC annual gala fund-raiser, Bella Serata, on October 28th at 9pm.  Ticket #046 was held by Mr. David Bradfield of Guelph, who won 2 VIA Rail return tickets from Guelph to Montreal!  Ticket #022 was held by Mr. Mark …

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