Last weekend saw the YMC Silent Scores Festival and Concerto Prize taking place. Students had the opportunity to present programme of two pieces, one of which had to by by a female composer, to a distinguished panel of adjudicators. The…

Getting to know: Ensemble classes at YMC

“Playing music is all about teamwork – working together to create a finished product, which is as close to what we hope the composer wanted. When we play together, it trains our listening skills as we hear how the different harmonies and rhythms come together. It makes us better musicians.”

Ellen Baumring-Gledhill

Meet our Alumni: Ellen Baumring-Gledhill

“YMC trained me very well for all aspects of my musical life – from the basics such as sitting up in orchestra and bringing a pencil to ensemble skills and the fundamentals of ensemble and orchestral playing.”

YMC Chamber Orchestra in rehearsal

YMC Half Term

YMC is now on half term for one week and classes will restart on 25th February 2023 at Bigwood House. Thank you to all who have contributed to a brilliant first half term of music making in 2023. Although classes…

YMC Term Restart

The YMC term will start on 17th September. We are looking forward to an exciting term at YMC and the start of a new academic year. YMC’s orchestra’s and choir are preparing for the Winter Concert, which takes place on…