Practice

Engage young people by letting them choose the music.

Excerpts from an evaluation report of a Music Leader reflecting on his leadership and sharing style, his CPD, how young people respond and how he benefits.

Jake Perrett joined B Sharp as a young participant in 2007 (when B Sharp started) and progressed through its Young Leadership training programme until he left for University in 2013. He now works full time in the music industry. This is his testimony about how his experience in B Sharp helped him.

30 Minute guest slot at Croydon Youth Arts Collective event 'Youth Arts Takeover'

A powerful testimony that national education policy makers should hear.

It has been a gargantuan year for culture in the north, with Hull UK City of Culture 2017 continuing to flow through everything, and as part of the Music4U programme, the National Centre for Early Music worked with Hull City Council's Creative Voice programme, to develop an impressive multi-cultural performance event, in celebration of the 10th birthday of the COOLture Young People's Cultural Arts Festival.

This is a picture of a few members of the group as they make a piece of vocal and percussive music using both the natural and man-made objects they find around them.  

This is a picture of a few members of the group as they make a piece of vocal and percussive music using both the natural and man-made objects they find around them.  

This is a picture of a few members of the group as they make a piece of vocal and percussive music using both the natural and man-made objects they find around them.  

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.