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From the Wear Making Music project run by Jack Drum Arts in County Durham
Young people playing brass instruments
From Kinetica Bloco, London. Photo by Keiran Daniels.

Youth Music’s vision is that one day, all children and young people will be able to have musical lives.

We're a national charity investing in music-making projects which support children and young people aged 0-25 to develop personally and socially as well as musically.

We work particularly with those who don’t get to make music because of who they are, where they live, or what they’re going through.

Two small children playing Gamelan (large percussion instruments)
From More Music, Morecambe.

Every year, Youth Music funds around 300 projects nationwide, supporting more than 80,000 children and young people to make music, develop their skills, and progress on their chosen paths

We campaign alongside young people to advocate for those who are missing out, to invest where it’s needed most, and to drive change in the music industries and education.

Youth Music is funded thanks to the National Lottery via Arts Council England, players of People's Postcode Lottery, and support from donors, partners and fundraisers.