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We help gifted young musicians reach their full musical potential…

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We are a Centre of Advanced Training (CAT) and a music charity working with talented young instrumentalists, singers and composers aged 8-18yrs in the South West… ABOUT SWMS >

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Latest posts

SWMS Talent

Featured Student

Isabella

Isabella

Pianist, Violinist, Vocalist | Induction 2015-16

May 2016 featured student

At just 8 years old, Isabella is the youngest student at South West Music School!

Jack

Jack

Saxophonist | Core 2015-16

April 2016 featured student

Helena

Helena

Singer, violinist, pianist and trombonist | Core student

March 2016 featured student

SWMS Wall of Fame

Jonah Hitchens

Jonah Hitchens | Voice and Guitar

2009 - 2015

TBC

Lawrence Cooper

Lawrence Cooper

Trumpet

2011 - 2015

Louise Macphail

Louise Macphail

Guitar, Voice, Composition

2013 - 2015

Some of our ex students have gone on to do fantastic things. Check out their success stories on our Wall of Fame

Latest video performances

Core students – Snarky Puppy performance

Core students – Snarky Puppy performance

Core students

Core Residential July 2015

South West Youth Orchestra final performance

South West Youth Orchestra final performance

South West Youth Orchestra 2015

Wind Trio performance

Wind Trio performance

Core Residential October 2015

Wind Quintet performance

Wind Quintet performance

Core Residential October 2015

Latest audio recordings

Bist du bei mir by Gottfried Stolzel

Independent recording

Helena (Core student)

Take Five by Paul Desmond

Independent recording

Tom (Feeder student)

Battles in my Head

Independent recording

Jamie (Core student)