Swindon Young Musicians: out-of-school musical development pathways for young persons in Swindon and the surrounding community
Swindon Young Musicians provides Kindergarten and Early Years focused musical activities, as well as tuition in both classical/orchestral, and rock/jazz styles ranging from beginner through to advanced level abilities. Since May 2011 the home of SYM has been The Platform in Swindon.
Kindergarten, Voice Choirs, African Drumming (djembe) and mainly junior to intermediate SYM Orchestral groups in woodwind, strings, brass, orchestral percussion, classical guitar meet on Saturdays during school term time. On Wednesday evenings senior instrumental ensembles provide opportunities for further musical development, in particular the SYM Youth Concert Band and SYM Jazz Orchestras provide practice opportunities that improve performance and progress.