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

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.

We are very sad to say that our 2021 festival will not be running. You can read more about this on our 2021 info page. 

Latest News

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 [...]

402, 2020

25th Anniversary ‘Where are they now?’ Poster Exhibition

25th Anniversary ‘Where are they now?’ Poster Exhibition When you are attending the festival or concert why not have a look at our 25th Anniversary Poster Exhibition? In 2018 AFYM celebrated its 25th anniversary with special features at both the festival and concert. One of these was a poster exhibition of alumni who were asked firstly to say what they were doing now and secondly what AFYM had given them. [...]

2401, 2020

AFYM Countdown!

Happy New Year to you all. With the AFYM fast approaching we just want to send a little reminder that when you come along to the festival you need to bring along a completed Music Administration Document with you. This is so we know what pieces will be being performed in the classes and we can inform the adjudicators. Don't forget to download and fill out your MAD slip (Music [...]

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