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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.

Matt visiting B Sharp in Lyme Regis.

Matt's blog - October 2017

Matt embarked on a tour of projects supported by Youth Music in South West England.

Three children and a music leader playing percussion instruments
LSO On Track Special Schools project in London. Photo by Kevin Leighton.

Matt's blog - August 2017

Inspired by the BBC's new 'Relaxed Prom', Matt asks: "if inclusion is a one-off, isn't it just a token gesture?"

Matt meets young producers at Bradford Community Broadcasting.
Matt meets young producers at Bradford Community Broadcasting.

Matt's blog - June 2017

Matt visited six projects funded by Youth Music in Yorkshire.

Spark Arts at Netherhall Children's Centre, Leicester.

Matt's blog - March 2017

Matt toured Youth Music projects around the country - and met one of his drumming heroes!

Three young people in a recording studio, one flicking the Vs and smiling
All About the Band, a project run by Southwark Council in London

Matt's blog - November 2016

"There's a punk spirit in inclusive music-making."