• Music Educator Annie Sheen reflects on her first 6 weeks within a Youth Work charity, and asks how she can make music the dominant language while at the same time continuing to support personal and social development? 

  • The launch of the National Open Youth Orchestra (NOYO), the first ever national disabled-led youth orchestra, is a significant moment in music education history. It is with great excitement that we release the Executive Summary of the NOYO Feasibility Study, which Sound Connections was commissioned in January 2017 to research and compile.

  • As part of our Youth Music funded Think2020 programme we are supporting the music education sector to boost inclusivity. 


  • Brighter Sound is on the hunt for composers aged 16-25! We're thrilled to announce a brand new commissioning opportunity for autumn 2017. 

  • The Roma Bridging Sounds Orchestra (RBSO) is the first Roma Youth Orchestra in the UK. Created by Newham Music in 2015, the RBSO has just started its third season after receiving a year of a funding from Youth Music in 2016/17. 


Thu 14 Sep 2017 to Thu 16 Nov 2017
Thu 14 Sep 2017 to Thu 16 Nov 2017
Sun 22 Oct 2017 to Mon 23 Oct 2017
United Arab Emirates