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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​ ​

Working Together - Providing Opportunities​

Singing Strategy
We have a new offer for the Singing Strategy for Somerset for 2016/17 - please check the 'Singing Strategy' page for further details.
Somerset Music County 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. 
Hestercombe 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.

 Forthcoming Events
Somerset Music & Sound Foundation Somerset Christmas Celebration Concert
Monday 5th December 2016
Wells Cathedral - 19.00
Somerset County Youth Choir
BBC Somerset Christmas Celebration
Thursday 15th December 2016 - 19:30
St Mary Magdalene Church, Taunton
Tickets available from BBC Somerset
Somerset County Youth Concert Band Christmas Concert
Tuesday 20th December
The McMillan Theatre, Bridgwater - 19:00
 Tickets available direct from the theatre
Somerset County Youth Orchestra Christmas Concert
Wednesday 21st December 2016 - 19:30
Temple Methodist Church, Taunton
Tickets available on the door
Somerset Music offices are based at:
Support Services for Education, Cheddon Road, Taunton, Somerset TA2 7QP
(opposite Wellsprings Leisure Centre)
01823 348262


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Somerset Music is part of Support Services for Education (SSE) which offers a wide variety of support services for all education providers, including Schools, Academies, Early Years Providers, Childcare settings and Local Authorities. SSE has extensive experience of providing high quality services to educational establishments enabling them to focus on delivering educational excellence to all children and young people. To find out more about what we can offer you, please visit our website,, email us at or give us a call on 01823 348266.
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