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Prelude Strings is SCYM’s beginner strings programme.Its for children from year 3 upwards who have just started to play the violin or cello. Children learn how to play in an ensemble using fun and easy repertoire. This group is led and supported by our beginner strings specialist, a cellist and a pianist.

Strings news

Britten Sinfonia’s Clare Finnimore and Nickie Goldscheider are joining us as tutors at SCYM and will work with students in some of our more advanced chamber groups (grades 6 to 8). Clare is principal viola and Nickie Goldscheider a regular violinist. In addition to weekly coaching, masterclasses for both soloists and ensembles are planned.

Benedetti sessions. 16th November

On Monday 16th November Nicola Benedetti is coming to the Saffron Hall to work with young string players. There are two fantastic opportunities for secondary aged string players who are members of SCYM to take part. The first is to watch the In Conversation with Nicola session and then to take part in a BBC […]

SCYM Registration Day

SCYM term starts with a registration day on the 17th October. Students will receive timetables, meet the tutors, as well as a chance for parents to ask any questions. Classes start on the 7th November and run every Saturday until 12th December.