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Music Makes Lives Better Because… it is sometimes written and composed by women

In 2018, a classical music report produced found that across Europe, almost 98% of classical and contemporary classical music performed (during the three seasons preceding the report) was written by men. A ...read on


Sounds Like… a woman wrote it!

Posted on March 16th, by Rebeka in Listen of the Month, Sounds like.... No Comments
You may or may not be aware that the Yorkshire Youth and Music office is run by women. We therefore ask respectfully that you take note of the humourous intent behind the headline of our ...read on


The Bromley Trust has funded Yorkshire Youth and Music to continue Little Song Stars

Posted on March 16th, by Rebeka in Music Education News, YYM News. No Comments
The Bromley Trust has kindly offered funding to Yorkshire Youth and Music for our Little Song Stars ...read on


Professional’s Corner: Paulette Morris

Posted on March 16th, by Rebeka in Musician's Corner, Professional's Corner. No Comments
Paulette Morris is a professional singer songwriter, backing vocalist, vocal coach, and creative writing tutor, based in Leeds. She has toured nationally and internationally with artists ...read on


Sounds like… a story!

Posted on February 18th, by Rebeka in Listen of the Month, Sounds like.... No Comments
For February, our Sounds Like... playlist with a difference is all about stories and storytellers. ...read on


Music Makes Lives Better because… it tells stories!

Posted on February 18th, by Rebeka in Heart of the Matter, Music Makes Lives Better Because. No Comments
Our professional’s corner this month features Sita Brand, ...read on


Professional’s Corner: Sita Brand

Posted on February 18th, by Rebeka in Musician's Corner, Professional's Corner. No Comments
Sita has told stories for 30 years. Now she's writing them down. She was born and raised in Bombay. After a degree in Drama at Exeter University, Sita worked with Common ...read on


Sounds like… Winter!

Posted on January 21st, by Rebeka in Listen of the Month, Sounds like.... No Comments
Sounds Like... is our brand new playlist with a difference. Each month, we bring you a series of three pieces of music that we think encapsulate our monthly theme. And what better a theme ...read on


Yorkshire Youth and Music gets a new look!

Posted on January 21st, by Rebeka in YYM News. No Comments
Brand new for 2020, Yorkshire Youth and Music is pleased to announce a new set of articles looking at music and music education in a completely different way. Here is what to expect this year: ...read on


Music Makes Lives Better Because… it feeds your imagination

Posted on January 21st, by Rebeka in Heart of the Matter, Music Makes Lives Better Because. No Comments
‘Music Makes Lives Better’ is Yorkshire Youth and Music’s brand new slogan, which we feel is fitting for the work we do with children in challenging circumstances. Music is obviously ...read on