CYM Taunton classes take place on Saturdays in term time at Richard Huish College, Taunton.

The broad curriculum offers students a range of challenges and much fun with like-minded young musicians.

A wide variety of musical activities are available including aural training, brass groups, general musicianship, guitar groups, history of music, composition, theory of music, jazz ensemble, orchestra, piano workshops, pop group, recorder group, singing ensembles, string groups,woodwind groups.

Individual lessons are available in singing, piano, guitar, bass guitar, drums, recorder, saxophone, harp and all orchestral instruments. Find out more via the tabs above.


The CYM Taunton calendar follows the academic school year from September through to July, spread over 30 Saturdays.  The academic year begins with an Activities Day / Induction Day where students meet each other, their teachers and get to know their surroundings.

Students have the chance to perform in termly concerts at the Centre, as well as many other concert opportunities created by and offered to the Centre.

All children aged 5 to 18 learning to sing or play an instrument can join CYM Taunton and continue individual lessons with their current teacher. Students can join at any point in the academic year and no audition is required.  Find out more via the tabs above.


Next event: Sat 30th Sep 2017 music teachers' CPD with Trinity College London. Booking essential via contact page.

Want to join CYM Taunton?

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individual and
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Centre for Young Musicians, Taunton
A division of the Guildhall School

Would your child like to study music on Saturdays in Taunton?

The Guildhall School (London) has forged a relationship with the Sound Foundation Somerset Music Education HUB and Richard Huish College, Taunton, to provide progression routes for young musicians.

Opened in March 2014, the Centre for Young Musicians, Taunton, is open to all committed young musicians aged 5-18 to attend on Saturdays in a sustained programme of weekly training comprising ensemble work, singing, instrumental lessons, history and composition, theory of music and aural classes, all taught by a high quality team of dedicated and enthusiastic tutors.

Find out more via the tabs above or feel free to contact CYM Taunton:   01823 410110  /  07754 217993  /  taunton@cym.org.uk