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Aldeburgh Young Musicians (AYM) creative workshops are aimed at potential new students as an introduction to this unique scheme. The day is an opportunity for anyone who is interested or curious about AYM to find out more.

The next AYM Creative Workshop in Norwich is taking place at Norwich School on Thursday 25 January 2018 from 9.00am – 3.30pm.

Register online

Deadline for registration is 18th January.

The workshop includes a brief presentation and short film about AYM, followed by a mock audition with a willing participant – this will demonstrate the audition process, how to prepare and help students understand what AYM staff look for. This will be followed by a general question and answer session with staff and students from AYM.

Working with professional musicians, the creative workshop will further develop your musical skills and include a combination of rhythmic work, improvisation and composition, as well as jamming, to create new music together. It will be an opportunity to work with other able musicians in an imaginative way. No experience of improvisation is necessary to take part.

Aldeburgh Young Musicians works with exceptionally gifted young students, but the scheme is also looking for those with potential. If you have musical passion and drive, why not see if this scheme might be for you?

If you would like to take part in the workshop on 25th January in Norwich, please register online using the link above. There is also another workshop taking place in Norfolk at Downham Market Academy on 19th January. If you have any other questions or would like to attend a different workshop in Suffolk or Cambridgeshire, please contact Aldeburgh Young Musicians using the details below. The workshops are free to attend, but numbers are limited and you must register first.

Following the workshop, if you decide you’d like to audition to join AYM, please either ask for an application form on
the day, contact AYM staff, or visit, where you can download an application pack. The application pack includes an application form, details of what to do next, how the audition process worksand lots more information on AYM. Please note that the closing date for applications is 10 February 2018 however late applications may be considered.

About AYM

Aldeburgh Young Musicians brings together like-minded young musicians to rehearse, perform and exchange creative ideas. If you are exceptionally talented, aged 8-18 years and have the potential to be the best, our distinctive programme is the perfect springboard to take your music to a new level. Aldeburgh Young Musicians create their own programme, which coordinates individual lessons, intensive weekends and residential courses, expert professional advice, mentoring, performance opportunities and much more – everything you’d expect from Aldeburgh Music, the world-class organisation behind AYM, and a national network of Centres for Advanced Training. Aldeburgh Young Musicians is shaping the musicians of tomorrow – helping young musicians push the boundaries of what they can achieve. It doesn’t matter what type of music or instrument you play – if you have passion and if music is your life, then join Aldeburgh Young Musicians and be the best!

For further information, including financial support that brings the best within everyone’s reach, contact AYM using the details below.


Tilly Gugenheim, AYM Assistant
T: 01728 687165