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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​

 Somerset Music 2017 Primary Conference - 12 May 2017 at Dillington House
Bookings now being taken - see ' What's On' page for further information
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.
  Somerset County Council & Sound Foundation Somerset Christmas Concert
Our annual Christmas concert took place at Wells Cathedral on Monday 5 December 2016. A total of 38 schools and colleges from across Somerset took part either representing their own school/college or as part of the County Youth Orchestra, County Youth Choir and Show Choir and Cheddar Valley Voices.
It was a wonderful way to start the Christmas season and was very well attended. It was a real showcase for the talent of the young people of Somerset and Wells Cathedral provided a beautiful venue. Congratulations and thanks to all who took part.

 Forthcoming Events
Workshop day for Advanced String Players
Sunday 19th March 2017
Walton Village Hall, 9.45am - 4.00pm
 Somerset County Youth Choir - Festival of Song Concert
Sunday 19th March 2017
The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil - 19:30
Somerset County Youth Orchestra Easter Concert
Wednesday 5th April 2017
Cedars Hall, Wells - 19:30
Somerset County Youth Concert Band Easter Concert
Thursday 13th April 2017
Cedars Hall, Wells Cathedral School, Wells - 19:00
Primary Conference 12th May 2017
(see What's On page for information and booking form)
South Somerset Spectacular
12th-13th June 2017
The Gateway, Yeovil
Mid Somerset Spectacular
19th-21st June 2017
Strode Theatre, Yeovil

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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