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Network Newsletter

June edition of the Youth Music Network newsletter out now!

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Music-making and mental health

Pointers for working with adolescents in a medium secure unit.

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Musical inclusion

To achieve a musically inclusive England, we need to work together. Find out how here.

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The Tyranny of Performance

How to build staff confidence?

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Where could we be in 2050?

Update from the Musical Progressions Roundtable.

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A new vision for disabled-led music-making

Take a look at a video from OpenUp Music.

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Partnership working with Music Education Hubs

How can we be most effective?

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Young people, music & rural isolation

New report from NYMAZ.

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Latest round of Youth Music grants

Working towards a musically inclusive England.

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Learning on the job...

Tales of a trainee workshop leader.

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'What do you think we should do?'

Exploring self-efficacy in Youth Music projects.

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Youth Music Evaluation Builder

Download tools to measure your intended outcomes.

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Welcome to the Youth Music Network

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Hello everyone! I work at Rising Stars NW and thought I would give you guys a little insight as to what we have achieved in the past few months!
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The Sounds of Intent in the Early Years framework of musical development, which was designed particularly for young children, is now available to Children’s Centres in England for free, thanks to the National Foundation for Youth Music and Garfield Weston Foundation.
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UK Music are conducting a survey for composers, musicians and songwriters, complete now!
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We have two fantastic prize bundles of instruments, books, technology, equipment and posters to give away. All you have to do to enter is share your expertise...
music-making session with young children
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Want to get adults and carers more engaged in early-years music-making?
Paraorchestra performing on stage in Qatar
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The MUSE Project is working to establish youth orchestras for disabled people in England and we’re changing our name to reflect this new focus for the organisation. But what should these youth orchestras and also the new organisation be called?

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