Organisations

Ambition Aspire Achieve is running an amazing SEN Youth Music project in Canning Town in East London

We run weekly ensemble workshops that culminate in a group performance. We will be using Soundbeam to support this and will be performing at The Stratforf East Theatre in July as part of a Youth Showcase. If you are interested in Volunteering on this fantastic project let us know. 

Oswestry Community Action, otherwise known as Qube, is a registered charity based in Oswestry. Its aim is to improve the quality of life for people in the Oswestry area through provision of a range of services including arts, education, community transport and care services, and volunteering.  These services have been developed over time in response to local need - addressing rural poverty and lack of opportunities.

Qube Arts is embedded within the activities and ethos of Qube, offering a year-round arts programme of exhibitions, activities and outreach projects designed to take art into the community; to engage new audiences, reduce isolation and give opportunities to be creative and learn new skills.  Our Youth Music project, Wizards of Oz(westry) aims to bring together new, budding and emerging musicians, aged 14-19, to create and perform music together across a wide range of genres, guided by local music professionals. Participants will develop their skills and confidence in listening, playing, writing, band-building and performing, finally staging their own gig in a local venue.

Jubacana is a youth-led, fusion music and performance project based in Oldham for 8-18s, inspired by the music of Brazil, Africa and South-Asia with a UK twist.

Durham Music Service provides musical opportunities for pupils throughout County Durham and Darlington supported by funding from Arts Council England, local schools and other public / private sector funding. We’re one of the biggest Music Hubs in the country providing high quality and inclusive musical opportunities for over 18,000 pupils on a weekly basis from over 300 schools across Darlington and County Durham. We have over 30 ensembles including a range of orchestras, choirs, wind and brass bands as well as percussion, strings and special school ensembles. Over the last 12 months we’ve delivered a series of high profile and community musical events with an audience exceeding 50,000 from all sectors of our community.

KIDS is a national charity, which supports more than 13,500 disabled children, young people and their families throughout England. Established in 1970, we aim to empower disabled children and young people to develop their skills and achieve their aspirations with the aim of giving them a brighter future.

The National Centre for Inclusive Excellence (NCIE) is a national programme, set up by Bristol Music Trust with funding from the National Foundation for Youth Music, to explore the civic role of music and the arts and their impact on individuals, communities and society. The NCIE works through a national partnership of music industry, higher education, local and national government, and other institutions across the arts and cultural sector. The NCIE draws upon the expertise of its partners to commission research, challenge existing practice, highlight examples of best practice, and, where necessary, develop new and innovative ways of working across a range of areas, including health, technology, inclusion, and artist development.

From September 2018, the NCIE will begin a four-year programme of work as part of Youth Music’s Fund C portfolio, which will focus on enabling talented, young musicians to overcome disabling barriers to their musical progression and develop the artistic and professional skills they need to enter the music industry or higher education. From September 2020, the NCIE will be based in Bristol Music Trust’s transformed concert hall in Bristol, working nationally with major concert halls such as the Sage Gateshead and Barbican Centre, in London.

OCM delivers an inclusive and diverse learning programme of music education projects aimed at opening access to informal music making for children, young people and members of the community ac

We make contemporary music accessible by exploring avant garde ideas through fun and interactive experiments. Improvisation is key to our weekly meetup, using the power of collaboration to boost confidence, empathy, self-awareness and creativity. Our peer led regular performances showcase the talented musicians amongst our ranks. CLIP is supported by Firstsite.

The Southern Music Hub Alliance is an established partnership of five Music Education Hubs - Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, Kent, Surrey and West Sussex. This Alliance is working together on a number of initiatives across the South East region, including the ‘Our Future Music’ programme focused on increasing disadvantaged children and young people's musical engagement, progression and achievement and developing more inclusive practice to better support those from under-represented groups and communities such as SEN/D and/or from more economically and culturally-deprived areas.

Media Mania is a non for profit organisation based in Coventry the West Midlands, England. We are made up of youth and community workers, professional artists, freelancers and volunteers that support and develop people through creative arts. We believe that creative arts are a powerful tool that give people hope and bring people together in a positive way.

TransformShoreditch is a partnership between Shoreditch Tab and TransformUK to demonstrate love to the local community through a range of projects and services.