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Guildhall Young Artists – Taunton – Music Tutors (Various Disciplines)

Career stage: Senior
When: Saturdays in term time, 10 weeks per term in 2024/25, from September 2024
Remuneration: £38 per hour, self employed


Guildhall Young Artists Taunton (GYA Taunton) is one of Somerset’s most exciting Saturday performing arts centre offering a range of classes and performance opportunities for 5 to 18-year-olds in music and drama. Based at Richard Huish College, Taunton, young people develop their creativity and access high quality training across a variety of styles and genres.

As the centre is expanding, we are seeking additional tutors and wish to appoint an energetic and highly skilled team of tutors, top practitioners and industry professionals, across a variety of styles and genres to teach our U18 students, and to ensure that Guildhall Young Artists provides an excellent creative education.

We wish to appoint a diverse pool of dedicated and enthusiastic individuals with a proven track record in any of the following:

  • Conductor / Director for GYA Taunton’s Orchestra & Strings Group
  • Lower Strings Tutor
  • Drums & Percussion Tutor

The successful candidate will be committed to developing young students, from a variety of backgrounds, to reach their full potential.

For further information and how to apply please go to:

To apply please go to the link provided and download and complete both the application form and the equal opportunities form and send by email to

Please contact Rachael Parvin – Head of Guildhall Young Artists Taunton by email to or 07754 217993 with any queries.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 17 June 2024.

Interviews will take place by arrangement between 19–29 June 2024. If successful at interview, candidates will be invited to attend GYA Taunton in June–August to deliver one 30-minute session which will be observed.

Guildhall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees, workers, and volunteers to share this commitment.

Guildhall School and City of London Corporation are committed to Equal Opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Guildhall School welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and experiences. We are particularly keen to encourage interest from people with disabilities, LGBTQIA+, Black, Asian, and other global majority backgrounds who are currently under-represented at Guildhall School. In recognising the positive value of diversity, we want to better reflect and understand the communities we exist to serve. We are members of the Disability Confident Scheme and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who would like to be considered under this scheme and who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role. We support and provide adjustments for people with disabilities – if you have a disability and need help with the application process please contact us.

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Musician, Outreach, Performing, Teaching, Training
South West
£38 per hour, self employed
Apply by
Mon 17 Jun, 2024

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