Young Artists Certificate Program

Upon completion of each level of the Young Artists Certificate Program- Scholar, Mentor, and Ambassador- CYM will present the candidate with a framable certificate of achievement. The student will also receive a letter of approval from his/her teacher which will detail the skills demonstrated for each activity. Each level can be completed over the course of a school year or a twelve month period. CYM Young Artist Certificate Program is available to students in 7th‐12th
grade. Interested students may inquire with their teacher to participate.


SCHOLAR

Scholars will show consistent effort, musical growth, and personal commitment to his/her program of study by meeting the following criteria:


􀀀 Perform at both the Ensemble and Solo Recitals
􀀀 Perform at 2 events (Community, Outreach, or Holiday Concerts)
􀀀 Attend 2 events from the Workshops and Activities Program
􀀀 Attend 2 Department Group Classes


AMBASSADOR

Ambassadors, having met all of the requirements for Scholar at least once and while maintaining the level of scholar, will improve the lives of others as they support and lead activities in the community. Ambassadors, complete this new level by meeting the following criteria:


􀀀 Assist at either the Ensemble or Solo Recital
􀀀 Assist at a Community, Outreach, or Holiday Concert
􀀀 Attend 1 performance or perform with an ensemble outside of CYM
􀀀 Prepare a musical program and short talk for an audience of the student’s choice with     emphasis on bringing music to those for whom the experience will be novel. Plan performance time, venue, number of pieces, content, etc.. Students present the program, though the event is completed with teacher and parent support.


MENTOR

Mentors, having met all of the requirements for Scholar at least once and while maintaining the level of scholar, will model their musicianship, musical knowledge, and refined character by meeting the following criteria:


􀀀 Perform for and speak to 2 ECM Classes or at Music Discovery Camp
􀀀 Assist during 2 ECM Classes or Music Discovery Camp
􀀀 Assist during 2 Instrumental Group Classes
􀀀 Assist a younger student 3 times, or, assist 3 different students in recital preparation and/or a rehearsal practice
􀀀 Interview a CYM Alumni and write reflections of the experience
􀀀 Interview a musician of the student’s choice and write reflections of the experience

 

PDF Forms for each level of achievement may be downloaded here: