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

2212, 2019

Happy Christmas to all

With Christmas only 2 sleeps away we wanted to wish you all a very happy Christmas and as a little treat for you, all of our 2020 festival information is now available on the website. You can find the timetable of the main festival as well as information about the AFYM concert on the website, but make sure you have read all of the rules before you come along in [...]

912, 2019

AFYM 2020 Programme

Hello all. We will soon be releasing our 2020 programme. We have finished finalising the items and putting everything in place and we will be popping it up online before Christmas and anyone who has requested a physical programme will be posted out in the New Year.   Keep you eyes peeled!

2110, 2019

The John Fussell award for Young Musicians, 2019

BEN TARLTON, the winner of the John Fussell Award for young Musicians this year was a regular performer at AFYM, and is well known to many of us at the festival.   Very warm congratulations to Ben, we are proud to have been involved in the early days of his career. Ben is a now a post-graduate student at the Guildhall School of Music.   He has won many awards and sponsorships, [...]

210, 2019

BBC NOW Workshops changes

Urgent: Workshop changes Due to unforeseen circumstances, the BBC Workshop can no longer take place on 14th January 2020 at Bishop Gore School. Re-arranged Workshop 2020 New arrangements for the  Workshop for AFYM, West Glamorgan Music  and support musicians from BBC NOW are as follows: BBC NOW Workshop for AFYM - all orchestral instruments except harp and saxophone - ability range = those studying for grade 2 to those studying [...]

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