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Youth Music is 20

Youth Music is 20 years old! We'll be looking back - and looking forward - throughout 2019. To kick us off, our CEO Matt Griffiths reflects on the past two decades of life-changing music making.

Youth Music photos, 1999-2019

20 years of life-changing music-making

A timeline of major milestones in Youth Music's history, from 1999 to the present day.

Runners at The Vitality Big Half.

Meet #TeamYouthMusic for The Vitality Big Half

Five incredible people are taking on the Vitality Big half marathon to support Youth Music. Read what motivates them and why they are taking on the challenge.

Young people playing music in a classroom
From the music-making programme run by NYMAZ in North Yorkshire.

Let's unite and focus on young people's lives in music

There’s no doubt that inclusive approaches to music-making are on the increase, says Youth Music CEO Matt Griffiths. But the music education sector is still sometimes prone to disagreements about the ‘right way’ to do things. It’s time for us to work together.

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