We improve the lives of young people in a range of very challenging circumstances through music and arts based opportunities

Music and Mental Health

Young people’s mental health is an increasing concern. Using music through our specifically designed project has proven to be a good way to connect with young people in a way that feels comfortable to them

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Author: Rebeka Haigh

Young People in Youth Justice Settings

We run creative projects in Youth Justice settings that directly contribute to rehabilitation and encourage young people to live secure, meaningful and socially responsible lives

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Author: Rebeka Haigh

Deaf Young People and Instrumental Learning

We’re making musical instruments accessible for deaf and hearing impaired young people around the region

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Our impact

187

children and young people in a range of extremely challenging circumstances across Yorkshire have engaged in our projects this year

21

children and young people in Youth Justice settings received an Arts Award, a nationally recognised qualification offered by the Arts Council

1/3

of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) on our projects this year earned their Discover Arts Award

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Music Makes Lives Better Because

Sounds Like...

  • Sounds Like... we're about to go somewhere

    May's Sounds Like... playlist is designed to transport you to a sun-kissed beach, a remote Scottish island and into the depths of outer space! Read more

  • Sounds Like... the COVID-19 pandemic

    As a little bit of light relief in these strange and challenging times, we've put together a five-song playlist related to the Coronavirus to hopefully make you smile for a short while... Read more

  • Sounds Like... a woman wrote it!

    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 latest playlist... Wink, wink. Read more