Taunton Young Singer

The Competition takes place on Sunday, 24 February 2019, at 11:30 a.m.

Taunton School Music School, Staplegrove Road

The competition is open to any singer (apart from a previous winner), who is:

1 Resident or attending any school within a 50 mile radius of Taunton

2 Of age 14 to 18 on 1 September 2018

3 Of Grade 6 standard or above

4 Recommended by their singing teacher if no singing exams have been taken

A programme of contrasting songs, 10 to 12 minutes maximum should be prepared.

Please click here to download an application form.

The application form should be returned by Friday 1 February 2019

The entry fee of £20 should be made out to Taunton Festival of the Arts and included with the completed form of application or transferred by internet banking


The winning performer will receive a cheque for £200, and the opportunity to sing at a lunchtime recital at St John’s Church Taunton on 12th. The two runners up will receive £100 and £50 respectively.


The adjudicator will be Penny Jenkins


An official accompanist will be available for an additional charge of £18.00, which includes a 15 minute rehearsal and the competition performance.


Gwyn Williams Room
Taunton School
Staplegrove Road

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