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GYSO The Rhapsody of Spring Concert

23
Apr

GYSO The Rhapsody of Spring Concert  Friday, May 23 at 7:30 pm  Harcourt Memorial United Church 87 Dean Avenue, Guelph Chris Cigolea (conductor) with special guest soloists William Franklyn Leathers (piano) & Mary Margaret Annab (cello)

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Karen Haack

Wall of Famer 2014

23
Apr

Wall of Famer 2014 On Sunday, April 27 at 3 pm, as part of the spring concert of the Suzuki String School of Guelph at the River Run Centre at 3 pm, Karen Haack will be named to the Guelph Youth Music Centre Wall of Fame. The Wall of Fame honours individuals whose career or volunteer activities have contributed significantly to …

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Ontario Trillium Foundation Cheque Presentation

Trillium Grant Presentation

23
Apr

Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant Presentation MPP Liz Sandals presents the GYMC with an Ontario Trillium Foundation plaque on Wednesday April 23, 2014. The OTF has awarded the GYMC a 2-year grant of $109,700 to be spent on marketing and raising the profile of the centre throughout the city. The GYMC is grateful to the OTF, and hopes to make good use …

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Bob Emerson Tribute Concert Poster

Cambridge Concert Band Tribute

01
Mar

Cambridge Concert Band Tribute The late Bob Emberson was inducted to the GYMC’s Wall of Fame in 2013. The Cambridge Concert Band paid tribute to Bob in a special concert on Sunday March 30 at 3 pm at the Royal Canadian Legion #126, 334 Westminster Dr, Cambridge.

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Medieval Madness Rubbings

Medieval Madness 2014

01
Feb

Medieval Madness 2014 Medieval Madness returned to the GYMC on February 11-12 and 18-19, 2014. Students learned about the Medieval and Renaissance Era through Music, Dance, Brass Rubbing and Armour Workshops.

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Music & the Brain

Music and Brain Development

02
Jan

Music and Brain Development  We can ask whether enriched musical experiences affect brain development and the answer is yes! Studies and tests have shown that after one year of music lessons at age 4 or 5 years, children show more advanced EEG brain responses related to sound processing, memory and attention, in comparison to children engaged in other activities.” All …

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Urban Arts MADE in Guelph

01
Jan

Urban Arts MADE in Guelph  Its Urban Arts Project runs from February to June 2014. Students will contribute to Downtown Guelph’s cultural dynamic by creating their own exhibitions and performances for the public. On March 6, 2014, the Guelph Tribune had a feature story about the Urban Arts Project MADE (standing for Music, Art, Drama and English) program.

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Ying Lin

Welcome Ying Lin!

15
Dec

Welcome Ying Lin!  Ying Lin is our new administrative assistant and member of the GYMC office team! Ying was born in China, and has been in Canada for 2 years. She holds a BSc from Dalhouse University, Nova Scotia, in Plant Science. Ying’s excellent computer and administrative skills, as well as her energy and enthusiasm will be valuable assets. She …

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GYMC String Orchestras Concert

06
Dec

GYMC String Orchestras Concert December 6, 2013 The GYMC Junior & Intermediate String Orchestras and conductor Jef ten Kortenaar performed an evening of Beautiful Music in the GYMC Recital Hall. The Junior orchestra played Country Wedding from the Moldau by B. Smetena Air, Minuet and Rondo from “Abdelazer” by H. Purcell. Conducted by Jef ten Kortenaar. The Intermediate orchestra performed March …

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Glass Art

Glass In The Music Centre Exhibition

01
Dec

Glass In The Music Centre Exhibition There is no place like the Guelph Youth Music Centre’s upstairs foyer windows for showing glass artwork.  Last year GYMC agreed to install rods over the foyer windows for hanging the first Glass In The Music Centre exhibition.     The showcased artists from Guelph and area who are each known for their unique approaches to …

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