CYMT Summer update, June 2021

We’ve had a busy June at CYMT! We enjoyed a fantastic visit by The De Kooning Ensemble from Guildhall School on 18/19 June. They played piano quartet repertoire in mini concerts and worked with students at Trull Primary School and CYMT. On 18 June it was music to our ears to learn CYMT had been […]

CYMT Summer update, May 2021

CYMT Summer update, May 2021 Spot the birthday cakes! During the unexpected challenges and unbelievable realities we’ve all faced this past year, we are proud of everyone for collectively keeping calm and carrying on. Many students were able to maintain and enhance their skills and progression in online lessons at various stages, and our happy […]

Vacancy [FILLED] for Development Administrator

Looking for pastures new?! We are currently recruiting for a Development Administrator. Applications close on Monday 10 May 2021 at 5pm. THIS VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED. Centre for Young Musicians Taunton, a division of Guildhall School, has a vacancy for a Development Administrator from June 2021. This is an opportunity for a dynamic, organised, and […]

CYMT Advent Calendar, December 2020!

Students, parents/carers and staff at Centre for Young Musicians Taunton have been having fun recording something special for each day of Advent. Posted each day on Facebook and Twitter, as well as in this Blog below, our online Advent calendar shows the array of instruments, styles and fun everyone has at the Centre. We hope […]

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 […]