CYMT term dates 2018-2019

CYMT term dates for the academic year 2018-2019 have now been agreed. Find them at this link for the PDF which you can save to your device. Please click here for the CYMT term dates to July 2018. The academic year is divided into three terms, each of ten weeks, in line with school term dates. At […]

CYMT expands Music Production & Percussion

CYMT expands its Music Production & Percussion Department from the summer term 2018, following on from the Centre’s 4th birthday celebrations in March 2018. The creative music production course, teaching students how to create music with the application Logic Pro X in a Mac suite, is open to all secondary age students (11+) in the South […]

CYMT tutors Light Up!

CYMT tutors Rachael Parvin, Frances Webb and Yuri Goloubev will feature in the concert LIGHT UP! in aid of St Margaret’s Hospice. LIGHT UP! is a gala concert in aid of St Margaret’s Hospice to be held at Temple Methodist Church in Taunton on Saturday 17 March at 7.30pm and given by The Phoenix Singers […]

Marmen Quartet visit CYMT

The Marmen Quartet will visit CYMT on Saturday 17 March and the Centre’s strings players will benefit from a workshop with the quartet. Taking place at 10.45am in the Willow Cafe at Richard Huish College, Taunton, VIP guest Mayor of Taunton Deane Cllr Hazel Prior-Sankey and Consort will be in attendance. CYMT students who learn […]

Standard Procedure in Concert

Standard Procedure, a dynamic jazz quartet from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, will be presenting two concerts in Taunton this weekend. The band consists of current students and graduates of the Guildhall School: Sam Knight – sax, David Swan – piano, Ollie Copeland – bass, and Flyer Sydenham – drums. Standard Procedure is […]

Adverse weather closes CYMT

Adverse weather means CYMT will be closed on Saturday 3 March 2018. This situation looks set to continue for the Taunton area from now (Thursday 1 March) until Friday evening. This means that conditions on the roads will be difficult on Saturday morning due to snow and ice. Therefore, CYMT will reopen on Saturday 10 […]

European Union Chamber Orchestra Concert To Feature CYMT Students

European Union Chamber Orchestra Concert To Feature CYMT Students A select number of CYMT’s advanced students will be joining the European Union Chamber Orchestra (EUCO) for a very special concert in Taunton on Saturday 24 February 2018 at 7.30pm.  They will be performing alongside their professional counterparts in the premiere of ‘a light exists’ by […]

Now booking Summer Music Course 2018

The CYMT team is delighted to announce that the Summer Music Course 2018 is now open for bookings. NEWS [as at 09/06/2018] The Guildhall School’s Access Agreement & Sound Foundation Somerset music education hub have made available up to 25 very generous bursaries to cover all or part of the summer music course fees for […]

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 […]