Saturday 25th February 2017

Saturday 25th February 2017! This week we have the following lunchtime activities taking place: Piano Department Concert – 1.10 B05 String Department Concert – 1.10 B08 Mixed Student Concert – 1.10 Holst More »

UPBEAT – Spring 2017

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Sign up NOW for the Grade 5 Theory Booster Day at CYM

Sign up NOW for the Grade 5 Theory Booster Day at CYM This will be a booster, crammer day for musicians who are preparing for the ABRSM Grade 5 Theory qualification. The More »

Apply NOW for the LSCO Spring Course 2017

London Schools Chamber Orchestra String players of Grade 6–8 standard are invited to take part in this exciting project. March/April 2017 Course Directors – Hilary Sturt & John Kirby Rehearsals from 10:00–13:00 More »

Sign up NOW for the CYM Summer Music School 2017

CYM Summer Music Course 2017 The CYM Summer Music School will run from Monday 24th – Friday 28th July 2017 Please click on the Application form and Brochure below for more details More »


Prelude Strings

prelude strings

Prelude Strings

The Centre for Young Musicians Prelude strings ensemble is aimed at younger string players in school years 3-6, of approximately Grade 1 to 2 level .

The ensemble is led by Lori Norriss, a professional viola player and tutor at CYM for over 20 years. She has worked in the wider opportunities programme in Kent since 2004. Her vast experience of tutoring younger players has made Prelude Strings a valuable addition to the CYM programme.

Ensemble skills, reading, technical exercises, practical musicianship and aural training are all covered in the 90 minute session which takes place on Saturday afternoons during term time.

Care is taken to develop good posture and freedom in playing.

The course is designed to prepare string players for possible entry to CYM.

Entrance onto the programme is by audition in March/April

Applications are currently being received for entrance in September 2016 – please see application form below:

Prelude Strings Application Form

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