City of Leeds Youth Music

Do you sing or play an instrument? You could join one of our range of music groups for young people in Leeds. 

ArtForms is proud to manage City of Leeds Youth Music (CLYM) Groups on behalf of  Leeds Music Education Partnership. These ensembles offer the highest level of music-making opportunities to young people in Leeds aged 19 and under.

The City of Leeds Youth Music groups meet weekly during the Leeds term time. Please click here to see the Leeds City Council School Calendar for 2018-19.

Please click on the links to learn more about each of the different CLYM groups.

To find out about upcoming events, including open rehearsals where you can come along and try out a group for free, please click on ‘Events and Performances’ at the top of this page.

Information about fees and funding can be found on the second page of the enrolment form which you can download here.

If you would like to know more about City of Leeds Youth Music Groups, please email or ring the ArtForms office on 0113 37 82850.

Open Rehearsals for the Spring term will take place 7-18 January 2019. For information on open rehearsals, please click on the relevant group in the list to the left, or email

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Affiliated Partner Ensembles

The groups below are run by LMEP partner organisations. They are part of the CLYM family but have their own enrolment process and fees. Please follow their links for more information: