Taunton Young Music Theatre Singer

This competition for young singers was set up by the festival in response to the ever-growing interest in the demanding sphere of musical theatre performance.

The competition is open to any voice.

No previous winner is allowed to compete.

Entrants should be resident or attending any school within a 50 mile radius of Taunton.

Age range: 14 to 18 on 1 September 2017

A programme of 10 to 12 minutes maximum should be prepared, preferably incorporating different periods and genres or other diversities of style and presentation.

Movement is permitted but not the use of costume or props.

Please click here to download an application form

The Competition takes place on Saturday, 24 February 2018
Afternoon competition, 2:00 p.m. (time to be confirmed)


The winning performer will receive a cheque for £200 while the two runners up will receive £100 and £50 respectively.


The adjudicator will be Sarah Jefferies.


An official accompanist will be available for an additional charge of £14.00, which includes a 15 minute rehearsal and the competition performance.


The Gwyn Williams Music Room
Taunton School
Staplegrove Road

N.B. In addition competitors are welcome to enter for Taunton Young Singer which will be held on the morning of the same day.