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Mozarteum at Menuhin

We were delighted to have Canadian guitarist Laura Young at the School for a day of teaching last week. Laura is a guitar professor at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. A memorable day for our YMS guitar class!

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Scotland 2015

The February half-term break saw yet another successful Scottish tour for three YMS pianists - Leyla Cemiloglu, Alex Mladenova, Ursula Perks - together with violinist Cosima Soulez Larivière and cellist Misha Favis, accompanied by piano professor Ruth Nye…

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What a successful Sam!

A review by Director of Studies Richard Tanner of the play by Simon Larter-Evans, adapted from Samuel Pepys’s diaries 1660-1669 and performed at The Yehudi Menuhin School 2-4 March 2015. The opening tableau set the scene for a feast: roast chicken and wi…

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Lucas plays with the YMS orchestra

Pupils at the Yehudi Menuhin School rarely get a chance to work with wind players. However, this term, Bennet Ortman had the wonderful opportunity to perform with Emma Johnson in Mozart's Kegelstatt Trio, and on Saturday our string orchestra had the oppor…

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Champs Hill Concert

It is our great pleasure every two years to take a group of pupils to perform in the beautiful Music Room at Champs Hill, near Pulborough in Sussex. As our host, David Bowerman, pointed out to the capacity audience in his introduction, many of the School…

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Oxted and Limpsfield Concert

A short journey along the M25 brought thirty YMS pupils to Hazelwood School to perform for the Oxted and Limpsfield Music Society, revisiting them for the first time in fourteen years. The concert comprised a Haydn quartet (Leonard Jaffe Barbosa, Kathe…

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Top prize for Damir's Beethoven

Many congratulations to YMS student Damir Durmanovic (16) on winning first prize in the Junior Intercollegiate Competition organised by the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe (BPSE) and held in the Austrian Cultural Forum near London's Hyde Park. The compe…

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