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We are the County Council's music service, offering a wide range of services to Children and Young People across the county. 
Our service aims to inspire young people from all of Somerset to make music together, unlocking the musician within. We deliver music lessons to all group sizes and ensembles and arrange events, conferences, workshops and bespoke training for all your musical tuition needs.
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The service is part of Support Services for Education, who provide a wide range of services to schools and other educational providers promoting educational excellence for all the children and young people of Somerset and beyond. To find out more about what we can offer you please visit our website www.supportservicesforeducation.co.uk​ ​

Working Together - Providing Opportunities​

  Somerset County Youth Choir and Show Choir
We're recruiting - if you enjoy singing and would like to find out more about what we do please contact Sarah Alsop SAlsop@somerset.gov.uk 
NEW!  Music Workshops
Bespoke Music Workshops available for a full or half day
Please see attached leaflet or contact Somerset Music for further details  Music Workshops.pdfMusic Workshops.pdf
Forthcoming Events
Festival of Song
St Mary's Church, Bridgwater
Saturday 22nd December 2018 - 7 pm
(Tickets available from Somerset Music - 01823 348262/Further details below)
Somerset County Youth Orchestra
Christmas Concert
Temple Methodist Church, Taunton
Saturday 22nd December 2018 - 7:30 pm
Somerset County Youth Concert Band
Christmas Concert
St Mary's Church, Bridgwater
Sunday 23rd December 2018 - 7 pm
For more details about any of these events please contact Somerset Music 
Festival of Song - 22nd December
The Somerset County Youth Choirs are thrilled to hosting another Festival of Song - but this time - it's all about Christmas!​

Taking place in the beautiful setting of St Mary's Church, Bridgwater, choirs from across the county will join together for an evening of fantastic music and enchanting, festive songs
 As well as our own three choirs, the show will feature performances from the Tacchi-Morris Show Choir, Cheddar Valley Voices and Hambridge Primary School
The evening aims to showcase the variety of choirs in the region from school choirs, those who sing for fun, to those on a path to a career in performing arts
It is always a joyous celebration of harmony, music and song, and this year is shaping up to be just that again.  We would also like to invite you to join is for a festive drink and mince pie following the performance - donations welcome
Tickets will be available to purchase on the door.  For any queries please contact Sarah Alsop - SAlsop@somerset.gov.uk

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 Singing Strategy
We have a new offer for the Singing Strategy for Somerset for 2018/19 - please check the 'Singing Strategy' page for further details.
Somerset Music County Youth Groups
If you are interested in joining the Somerset County Youth Orchestra, Somerset County Youth Concert Band or the Somerset County Youth Choir please contact a member of the Somerset Music team on 01823 348262.
In addition the ***Somerset County Youth Show Choir ***  was launched in August 2015. This is run independently from the Somerset County Youth Choir and is for people who want to combine choral, close harmony singing with dance. 
Centre for Young Musicians
As a division of the Guildhall School - the centre provides a broad and comprehensive curriculum every Saturday providion access to excellence in the South West. Bursaries available for Somerset residents.
For more information please contact Rachel Parvin -  RParvin@cym.org.uk

Somerset Music is based at:
Support Services for Education, Cheddon Road, Taunton, Somerset TA2 7QP
(opposite Wellsprings Leisure Centre)
01823 348262


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