News
at the GYMC

Kids’ Chorus registration has started! Classes begin Oct. 17

07
Sep

Kids’ Chorus is an introductory choir is for children aged 6 to 10 who have a passion for singing. Participants will learn the basics of choral singing in a fun atmosphere. Directed by Sharon Buisman. Session 1 runs from October 17 to December 12, 2019 on Thursday afternoons 4:30 to 5:30 pm. Session 2 (excludes March Break) begins January 16 …

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String Orchestras auditions on Saturday Sept. 7

24
Aug

Guelph Youth Music Centre’s String Orchestra Program will be holding auditions on Saturday, September 7th; all auditions require an appointment.  Appointments can be made by calling the main office at 519-837-1119.  The Guelph Youth Music Centre is excited that the orchestras 1st Fall rehearsal with new conductor Joy Schuster’s will be Saturday, September 14th .  Please follow GYMC face book …

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GYMC REFUTES FALSE SOCIAL MEDIA CLAIMS

13
Jul

It has come to the attention of the Guelph Youth Music Centre that certain social media posts are claiming that the GYMC has invited Maxime Bernier of the People’s Party of Canada to speak at a July 19 event. This claim is false and defamatory as we have not invited the PPC. The PPC are simply renting space at the …

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GYMC Orchestras welcome conductor Joy Schuster

10
Jun

Joy Schuster, as a teacher with the Suzuki String School of Guelph, is a familiar face at the GYMC. She graduated, with honors, from Michigan State University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Music Education. Joy then went on to teach in the beautiful state of Maine where she was teaching full time as a “string specialist” in Grades 3–8. …

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GYMC Gala a HUGE SUCCESS!

09
Jun

THANK YOU, EVERYONE for making the GYMC Gala on May 25 a HUGE SUCCESS!!! It was a wonderful party, and thanks to our sponsors, gala team, volunteers, SSSG Concorde Strings Ensemble, Nick Maclean Trio, The Wooly, Mijiidaa, Park Grocery, Borealis, Bite Guelph, Eric the Baker, Red Brick Café, Wellington Brewery, Vineland Estates Winery, and all the Silent Auction donors and …

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GYMC EXPERIENCES Online Auction is on NOW…

04
May

The GYMC Online Auction is in progress now with final bidding LIVE at our Spanish Delights Gala on May 25. https://www.32auctions.com/experiences2019. Check out the fabulous items, including a $500 travel voucher from VIA Rail Canada, exception vintage wines, concert tickets, electronics, gift certificates, and more!  

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National Volunteer Week

09
Apr

  It’s National Volunteer Week! Thank you to all the volunteers who make the GYMC possible. GYMC Volunteer of the Year Award: Volunteers continue to be an integral part of GYMC operation, repair and maintenance. Through their time given, they have made it possible for us to provide better service to the community and fulfill our mission.  Our volunteer of the …

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GYMC scent-free facility policy

29
Mar

The Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC) recently instated a scent-free facility policy due to increasing awareness. The GYMC will issue new guidelines to ensure the facility is a scent-free environment for all staff and visitors wherever possible. For the general population, exposure to scents is not typically problematic, however occasionally the presence of perfumes and other scented products can present …

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CLASSICAL & QUEEN performed by GYSO on March 28 at 7 pm

21
Mar

Join the Guelph Youth Symphony Orchestra for its CLASSICAL & QUEEN Concert in the GYMC Recital Hall. Conductor Dylan Langan leads the GYSO in some of the greatest hits through the ages, including BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY by QUEEN. Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus Overture, Op. 43 | Haydn: Symphony 94 (Allegro Vivace) | Mozart: Concerto in E flat for Horn (Allegro) | Brahms: Hungarian Dances 1, 2, …

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NEW DATE: Leslie Kinton (piano) plays BEETHOVEN on Friday May 10 at 7:30 pm

26
Feb

NEW PROGRAMME—GREAT CLASSICAL PIANO SONATAS! HAYDN: Sonata in D Major Hob. XVI/37; BEETHOVEN: Sonata in C minor (Pathetique) op. 13; HAYDN: Sonata in E minor Hob. XVI/34; BEETHOVEN: Sonata in A-flat Major op. 110 Pianist Leslie Kinton, of the acclaimed piano duo Anagnoson & Kinton, is one of Canada’s best-known and most sought-after chamber musicians. He has performed with Bryan …

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