image

Other adults in your session: Help or Hindrance?

Join the discussion with your own experiences...

Read more
image

Making music feel good

What can you do with a tablet, a tabletop and a £20 speaker?

Read more
image

February Newsletter out now!

Highlights of the last month on the Youth Music Network.

Read more
image

Drumming workshop with Craig Blundell

Watch the video here...

Read more
image

A day in the life of a Project Trainee

Read about what it's like to train on a Key Stage 1 music project

Read more
image

Joining the Dots

New bursary programme to help people make a living from independent music

Read more
image

What does a leader look like?

Exploring cultural leadership skills.

Read more
image

Music to Young Ears

Research about engaging deaf children with music.

Read more
image

(Re)moving the goalposts

Dr Alison Daubney shares her thoughts on Ofsted's report on Music Education Hubs.

Read more
image

Does early years music-making need to change?

Sumi Hollingworth comments on the latest research.

Read more
image

Evaluation Builder

A handy tool for measuring the outcomes of your music project.

Read more
image

ECCO: The Ethnic Contemporary Classical Orchestra

Resource pack with videos, photos, project reflections and advice.

Read more

Welcome to the Youth Music Network

Blog entry
With her permission, I share this email from Malin Aghed of Sistema Sweden following a meeting of Sistema Europe colleagues who attended the ISM’s conference at Birmingham Conservatoire. It captures the optimism and passion that so many of us share and why we must fight together for the power of music to transform lives.
Blog entry
BlueJam Arts has been working with Soundwave and Brewery Arts on an exciting programme of vocal learning, experimentation and performance.
Blog entry
We're very pleased to give Youth Music Network members an exclusive discount on Yamaha instruments. Logged-in members just need to click on this blog to sign-up for the special offer. If you're not currently a member, register today!
music-making session with young children
Blog entry
Want to get adults and carers more engaged in early-years music-making?
Blog entry
Jim Pinchen (Workforce Development Manager: Rhythmix and MusicLeader South East) talks about being yourself with young people; MAC/ PC resources, Plugins, Programmes and Platforms; the elephant in the room – cracked software; what are we doing to keep our workforce up to date; and asks for your thoughts.
Blog entry
Many schools have music departments on the edge of the sports field so as not to "bother" the other subjects. Has the Music Plan's Annex 2 done the same to technology?

Latest Comments

Catalyst Theatre Arts profile picture

Catalyst Theatre Arts

Commented on:

Shiny, APPy people holding hands: digital instruments should be a social musical tool

Really encouraging to read this and all comments as we have recently introduced ipads into Tunes Together with children...

Mark Hildred

mhildred

Commented on:

LooperDooper

This is purely software so always needs a PC or Apple Mac to run. It doesn't have to be high spec to run LooperDooper,...

charlesiiamjean143

Commented on:

Speakers and Pete Flood masterclass added to festival of music, arts & learning

Really nice to hear that the speakers and pete flood masterclass added festival music arts learning. Thank you admin...

Mark Davyd profile picture

Mark Davyd

Commented on:

Fairer funding for all: how Youth Music ensures an equitable funding spread across England

It is indeed a hot potato Dougie! Firstly, we are aiming to be as constructive in this conversation as possible,...