Senior Musicianship Group take part in LPO Soundworks

Our Senior Musicianship Group lead by Alison Baillie, with the assistance of Gareth Williams,recently submitted a composition to accompany a silent film as part of The London Philharmonic’s (LPO) ‘Soundworks’ online platform. Composers were invited to create sound effects for an extract from “The Balloonatic”, an old film starring comic actor Buster Keaton. The group are […]

SCYM Facebook Page

We’ve reignited the SCYM Facebook page with some video clips from the 30 March recital. Follow the link to view the site Further clips will be added soon.  

Summer Term Dates, Concerts and Events

We know that the coming weeks are a busy time for students and parents, so we’ve compiled the following to make you all aware of some key dates, concerts and events over the summer term. 27th April – Summer term starts 4th  May – lunchtime concert for students 11th May – 11.30am in Saffron Hall. […]

Saffron Centre for Young Musicians Website Privacy Notice

Specific Privacy notice The Centre for Young Musicians (London) is a division of the Guildhall School, which in turn is a department of the City of London Corporation (“the City of London”). This specific privacy notice covers activities relating to the provision of the following web domain: It is sub-layer of the School’s overarching […]

Open Day Saturday 5th May

We’re opening our doors and holding an open day on 5th May. All prospective students, parents and interested teachers are welcome. There’s also a free concert at 12.15 by a Guildhall School saxophone quartet. To let us know you’re coming please email The timetable for the open day is as follows: 09.30 Intermediate Strings […]

Louise Turner bursary

Louise was an inspiring and dedicated clarinet teacher who wanted to make music available to everyone. Her wish was that upon her passing a bursary was established, to enable young people to access music education regardless of their means. We were deeply touched that she wanted this to be via SCYM, and already the funds […]