Sparkling piano duo
The final celebrity concert of the Autumn Term was given by YMS alumnus (and professor of piano at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama) Charles Owen and his duo partner Katya Apekisheva (also on the staff of YMS from 1999-2000).
Charles told the au…
Practise what's not on the score!
We recently welcomed back internationally acclaimed guitarist Jonathan Leathwood to talk to the A and B2 students and run a masterclass for the guitarists.
In his talk, Jonathan talked about practising what is not written in the score! He demonstrated…
Concerts in the community
Last month, our students were out and about, performing at the Wimbledon Festival and at St Mary's Church in Byfleet.
The concert at the Wimbledon Festival was presented as part of the ‘New Generation Artists’ series, supported by Arts Council England.…
New Head for YMS
The Governors of The Yehudi Menuhin School are delighted to announce the appointment of Kate Clanchy as Head with effect from January 2018. Kate is currently Senior Master at Westminster School, responsible for all extra-curricular activities, including …
Football v Purcell School
On the weekend of 6 and 7 December, football games across the country commemorated the famous Christmas football match played between British and German soldiers in 1914. Our photo above shows YMS together with friendly rivals The Purcell School on the S…
The School was very sad to hear of the death of the violinist Lydia Mordkovitch on 9 December. As well as being a professor at the Royal Academy of Music from 1995, Lydia taught at the School from 1996 to 1997.