2Nation Duo percussion workshops & concerts

Richard Huish College and the Centre for Young Musicians Taunton (CYMT) are presenting a series of free workshops and concerts by 2Nation Duo, a percussion duo from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Open to all students aged 11 -18 years, the workshops will be an ideal opportunity for students to develop their own […]

A Dog’s Dinner

A DOG’S DINNER is going to be a brilliant black tie evening in aid of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. The event is a fundraising black tie dinner at Somerset County Cricket Club in Taunton on Friday 17 November at 7pm. CYMT will play music solos during the evening and they are working hard to polish their […]

Bursaries for young musicians 2017-18

We are delighted to announce that the Guildhall School has generously allocated bursary funding to CYMT for this academic year.  These bursaries for young musicians will mean students who wouldn’t otherwise be able to attend can access the excellent coaching at CYMT. The bursaries, which are assisted places provided under the Guildhall School’s Access Agreement, […]

Autumn term 2017 starts with Open Day & concert

Autumn term 2017 at Centre for Young Musicians Taunton starts on Saturday 9 September with free music workshops and a free concert. The Centre will be open from 9am -12noon on 9 September. Term dates for 2017/18 can be found at this link. Saturday 9 September will also be an Activities Day for continuing students and new […]

Latest album released by Actiontrack

The latest album released yesterday by Actiontrack Performance Co is called UNDERGROUND featuring young music makers from Somerset. The album launch took place at Actiontrack Studio in Taunton, Somerset on 7/8/17. The studio provided delicious refreshments and everyone enjoyed listening to the whole album, declaring it to be wonderfully diverse and all the tracks are really interesting interpretations […]

NEW! Summer course 2017

REGRETFULLY THE CYM TAUNTON SUMMER COURSE 2017 HAS BEEN CANCELLED WITH EFFECT FROM 26/07/2017.  Apologies for any inconvenience. Details given below are staying on this page for information only. The decision has been taken to cancel the course and all registered students have been informed. In the circumstances, with the minimum up-take not met, this is the right […]

New bursaries announced for 2017

Centre for Young Musicians Taunton, a division of the Guildhall School, is delighted to announce fee bursaries and travel bursaries for young musicians are available for entry in September 2017. The bursaries have been generously granted by the Guildhall School’s Young Artists Scheme and Sound Foundation Somerset music education hub. There are special bursaries for […]

Summer Term 2017 term dates

Summer Term 2017 term dates for CYM Taunton can be found at this link. We have a packed term lined up and we look forward to seeing you very soon. Here is the plan: Saturday 22 April – term starts at Richard Huish College, Taunton, 9.00 am Saturday 29 April – Open Day, 9.00 am to 12 […]

CYM forms new partnership with Richard Huish College, Taunton

CYM forms new partnership with Richard Huish College, Taunton Centre for Young Musicians (CYM), a division of the Guildhall School, is delighted to announce its branch in Somerset is expanding and embarking on a new partnership with Richard Huish College in Taunton. The Centre, which currently operates from Hestercombe House & Gardens outside Taunton, has outgrown […]

Spring term ends with a concert

Spring term ends soon with a concert showcasing the bands, groups, ensembles and orchestra at Hestercombe Centre for Young Musicians. Taking place on Saturday 25th March at 12noon in the Great Hall at Hestercombe House, the end of spring term concert is free of charge and everyone is welcome. We look forward to seeing you […]