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Taunton Young Musician of the Year (TYM)
8th Taunton
Young Musician of the Year
The Trustees of Taunton & Somerset Music & Drama Festival have established a fund, designated to provide prizes for young musicians who have demonstrated outstanding musical ability. Run on competitive lines, the competition aims to assist and encourage musical excellence amongst students living in the Taunton area.


The winner of the new Junior Award will be announced immediately after the Festival and the trophy and prize will be presented at the Showcase Concert.



The competition is generously supported by:

Taunton Deane Borough Council; Taunton Music Trust;
Members of the Rotary Clubs of Taunton and Taunton Vale;
Taunton & Somerset Music, Drama & Dance Festival ; Shakspeare Glass,
Taunton School ; Queen’s College; Taunton Sinfonietta
Ronald Tickner Memorial Trust