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Autumn Term 2020 is Go!

The Autumn Term 2020 started on 19 September, and everyone at CYMT was delighted to be back up and running in person at Richard Huish College. There was a tangible sense of excitement and it was brilliant to hear live music being played. The difficult months of Lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic meant our CYMT […]

CYMT plans for summer term 2020

CYMT plans for summer term 2020 We are pleased to say we are currently teaching all lessons online.  No face-to-face lessons are allowed during the Coronavirus pandemic. Guildhall School suspended all face-to-face teaching from Wednesday 18 March 2020. Where possible teaching will be moved online until the end of the summer term 2020. We’re all […]

Spring 2020 News

Now We Are Six… and you’re invited to our party! We’d love to share with you springtime news from Centre for Young Musicians Taunton (CYMT) – a division of the Guildhall School. Here is the link to our newsletter (same as text below): Before we tell you about the exciting events coming up very soon […]

CYMT singers with Sir Tim Rice on BBC Somerset

CYMT singers and Fusion Young Performers collaborated in “An Evening With Sir Tim Rice” on 31 October 2019. This very special event to launch ArtsTaunton’s new Tyca (Taunton Youth Culture & Arts) Festival was held at Temple Methodist Church, Taunton, and recorded by BBC Somerset. Transmission details are below. The combined choirs (conducted by Sarah-Jane […]

Carols by Candlelight 2019

Get into the festive spirit by coming to Carols by Candlelight at St Mary Magdalene Church in Taunton at 6.30pm on Thu 12 Dec, and afterwards you could do some late night shopping… what’s not to like?! Doors open at 6pm. Get there early to be sure of a seat. Carols by Candlelight will feature […]

The Kenley Quartet visit CYMT 30 November

The Kenley Quartet, postgraduates students from Guildhall School of Music & Drama, will be visiting CYMT & Richard Huish College on 29 & 30 Nov. There will be free workshops (for 5-18s) and free lunchtime concerts open to all. The Quartet is made up of James Flannery (Violin), Joana Praça (Violin), Ivelina Krasteva (Piano) and […]

CYMT is looking for a guitar tutor and band coach

CYMT is looking for a guitar tutor and band coach to work with talented young musicians on Saturday mornings at CYMT Richard Huish College Taunton.  Application form available upon request: Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 25 October 2019. Interviews at CYMT: Saturday 16 November 2019. Start Date: asap in November 2019 depending on […]

Summer Holiday Course

Now booking! CYMT Summer Holiday Course 2019, 12th – 16th August, 9.45am – 4.00pm daily Click here to download the course information as a PDF. The same content is set out below. CYMT Summer Holiday Course 2019, 12 – 16 August | 9.45am – 4.00pm daily A fun-filled week of music & drama for all […]

Youth Folk Workshop

We so excited for Sam Sweeney & Rob Harbron’s YOUTH FOLK WORKSHOP at 9.30-12.30 on Saturday 19 January 2018. It’s a free workshop for 12-18 yr-olds grade 4+ (booking essential) which will take place at Centre for Young Musicians Taunton, Richard Huish College, South Road, Taunton. Be part of an instant folk band with National […]