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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​

 Primary Music Conference - Booking now Available!
18th May 2018 - Dillington House, Illminster
(see Conferences and CPD page for futher details)
 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
 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 
Forthcoming Events
Secondary Music Conference
9th February 2018 - Taunton
(see Conferences and CPD page for further details)
Somerset County Youth Concert Band Easter Concert
28th March 2018 - The McMillan Theatre, Bridgwater at 7pm
Somerset County Youth Orchestra Easter Concert
6th April 2018 - Cedars Hall, Wells Cathedral School at 7.30pm
 Mid-Somerset Music Spectacular
18th, 19th & 20th June 2018 - Strode Theatre at 7pm
Singing Festivals
w/c 9th July 2018 - at venues across Somerset
For more details about any of these events please contact Somerset Music 
 Singing Strategy
We have a new offer for the Singing Strategy for Somerset for 2017/18 - 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. 
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 Music is 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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