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Welcome to our website. Here you will find all the information you should need about the Abertawe Festival for Young Musicians.

From 2020 the AFYM Entries will now take place via our Eventbrite page – http://AFYM.eventbrite.com

We hope you find everything you need to know on this website, but if you don’t, please do get in touch via the ‘contact’ section and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

PLEASE NOTE: The 2020 main festival has now finished. More information on AFYM 2021 will be coming here soon.

Latest News

604, 2020

BBC Workshop April/May 2020

BBC Workshop April/May 2020 With regret, the committee of AFYM is writing to inform you that the proposed BBC NOW workshop for which you have registered is unlikely to go ahead. The latest Government information indicates that the coronavirus pandemic is likely to escalate further and social distancing may have to last for some time into the future. ‘Crowd' events are prohibited, and it can not be known when these [...]

1903, 2020

2020 Trophy Winners

The AFYM concert scheduled for 15th March 2020 had to be cancelled with great regret due to the coronavirus pandemic. The concert would have concluded as usual with the presentation of trophies. Trophy winners have now been informed and will receive their trophies when circumstances allow. Congratulations to them and to all young musicians who took part in AFYM 2020. AFYM Trophies 2020 EPTA Piano Trophy: Charlotte Kwok Swansea Festival [...]

1103, 2020

Cancellation of AFYM Concert 15th March 2020

Cancellation of AFYM Concert 15th March 2020   It is with great regret that the AFYM committee has made the decision to cancel the AFYM Gala concert, which was due to take place on Sunday 15th March. We have reached this viewpoint after careful and detailed consideration of all the available advice. As the number of cases of coronavirus increases nationally, and more cases are diagnosed in South Wales, we [...]

1002, 2020

Workshops still to come

What an amazing main festival 2020 has been. We have thoroughly enjoyed listening to such talented young musicians and can't wait to welcome you back again next year. All is not over for our 2020 plans yet though, you can still sign up for our workshop days with BBC Nation Orchestra of Wales on Tuesday 28 April, Tuesday 5 may and Wednesday 6 May. SIGN UP HERE [...]