Guitar Lessons – Grade 1-8

Whatever Grade of guitar we can provide the lesson for you At the YCMD, we have music lessons for all abilities, including all grades of guitar. If you need tuition to further your guitar playing, then you need to contact us now at the YCMD to find out how we can...

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Beginner’s Guitar Lessons

So, you want to learn to play the guitar? At the YCMD, we have music lessons for all abilities, including our popular beginner's class to learn to play the guitar. If you need tuition to begin to learn to play the guitar then you need to contact us to find...

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Grade Piano Lessons

Already play the piano?... we can provide lessons for all grades Our individual keyboard classes can be tailored for all ages, from junior to senior. So, no matter which grade you are playing the paino at now, or which grade you wish to attain to, we can offer you the...

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Beginner’s Classes For Keyboard

Learning to play the piano?... then, our beginner's class for keyboard is the perfect place to start. The YCMD Keyboard beginner's classes are tailored for all ages, from junior to senior, whatever your musical experience.

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Music Theory Lessons

We offer a group Music Theory lesson each week for those up to grade 5 Held on Thursday evenings at the YCMD between 6pm and 7pm. The teacher for this group music theory class is Matthew Lazenby An invaluable class for anyone wishing to know more about the theory of...

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Music Listening and Appreciation

A group lesson looking at some of the finest music ever written Each week we will listen to a piece of music and then discuss the piece. With an opportunity to ask questions and understand more about some of the finest music ever written.   Topics will include: •...

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5 Steps To Set Up Your Own Choir

Choirs are bang on trend. Over recent years we've had choral competitions on prime time television, Gareth Malone putting choirs together in work places, schools and communities and of course we've seen the success of the fabulous Military Wives Choir. And, unless...

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Our College, Julie Andrews and The Importance of Words

It’s amazing what can be found, when you’re rummaging in an old cupboard! The dusty old box looked quite ordinary – nondescript even. It was hidden at the back of a storage cupboard, here at The Yorkshire College of Music and Drama and its contents turned out to be...

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Singing Lessons

The YCMD provides for singing lessons for all ages and styles. From classical to rock, we can offer tuition in singing for all abilities.

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String Orchestra

Monday evenings 6.30pm - 7.30pm A String Orchestra meets on a Monday evening for players of Grade 1 standard and above. This group is suitable for people interested in the classical repertoire.

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Violin Lessons

The YCMD provide violin lessons for all ages and abilities. Whether you want to begin to play the violin, or pursue the instrument to a higher level, we can provide the right lesson for you. As well as individual violin lessons, we have some excellent group classes...

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Cello Lessons

The YCMD provide cello lessons for all ages and abilities. Whether you want to begin to play the cello, or pursue the instrument to a higher level, we can provide the right lesson for you. As well as individual cello lessons we have some excellent group classes for...

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Oboe Lessons

We provide lessons in the Oboe for all ages and all levels. Whether you want to start to play the oboe, or pursue the instrument to a higher level, we can provide the lesson for you.

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Saxophone Lessons

Saxophone lessons at the YCMD are for all ages and abilities. Whether you want to begin to play the saxophone, or pursue the instrument to a higher level, we can provide the lesson for you. Whether your passion is is Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone or Bass Saxophone...

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Flute Lessons

We provide flute lessons for all ages and all levels. Whether you want to start to play the flute, or pursue the instrument to a higher level, we can provide the lesson for you.

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Recorder Lessons

We provide recorder lessons for all ages and abilities. Whether you want to begin to play the recorder, or pursue the instrument to a higher level, we can provide the lesson for you. As well as individual recorder lessons we have some excellent group classes for the...

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