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Funding: The #iwill Youth Social Action Fund

The #iwill fund is a UK-wide campaign aiming to get 6 out of 10 young people involved in social action by 2020. The aim of this grant is to raise the level and quality of youth social action. Social action involves activities such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering, all of which enable participants to make … Continue reading

Training: The NYCGB Young Composers Scheme 2018/19

The National Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB) Young Composers Scheme is a new initiative run with Digital Partner NMC Recordings which aims to annually identify and develop four talented composers aged 18-25 who are passionate about creating high quality, imaginative new music for vocal ensembles. Running over a whole year, it offers a rewarding … Continue reading

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. Deadlines are: 5pm, Fridays 6 April 2018, 24 August 2018 and 7 December 2018. Fund B offers medium-sized … Continue reading

Training: National Youth Orchestra Inspire Programme

National Youth Orchestra presents the opportunity to be conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, alongside NYO musicians and musicians form the Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles. Through immersive workshops participants will develop their ensemble playing skills and explore ways of listening, while experiencing the joys of orchestral music making. If you’re aged 13-19 and playing at Grade 6 … Continue reading