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Funding: Youth Music

Funding: Youth Music

  Youth Music’s grants programme provides funding for music-making projects in England. It is made up of three separate funds: Fund A offers small grants (£2,000 to £30,000) for high quality music-making projects and involves a simple application process. Deadline: 5pm,  Friday 2 August 2019. Fund B offers medium-sized grants (30,001 – £150,000 per year … Continue reading

Training: Mentoring – The Next Creative Generation

Training: Mentoring – The Next Creative Generation

Effective mentors can offer unbiased, vital formal and informal support to young people to nurture growth and raise aspirations. This course outlines the role of the mentor, and the necessary skills to build productive mentee-mentor relationships. Learn how to guide young people to self-reflect, identifying both their strengths and areas for development, set goals and … Continue reading

Resource: Youth Music update and resources

Youth Music in their recent bulletin reported the following: “We’ve launched an Early Years version of our quality framework for work with babies and young children. (PDF) We’ve also updated the quality framework resource page with more online content, including a video from our fabulous Chair YolanDa Brown. We’ve published an easy-to-use guide to help … Continue reading

Opportunity: LPO Junior Artist 2019/20

Applications to London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) Junior Artist 2019/20 is now open. LPO Junior Artists is a free orchestral experience programme for talented young musicians from communities and backgrounds currently under-represented in professional UK orchestras. The programme offers support, advice and professional insight to exceptional players of orchestral instruments, aged 15–19, and at a minimum … Continue reading

Give a Gig Week

Give a Gig asks that you consider putting on a gig or make your existing gig a fundraiser for Youth Music with the aim to supporting more life-changing music-making opportunities for young people nationwide. The next Give a Gig Week will take place from 5 to 14 April 2019 More details at https://youthmusic.org.uk/giveagig