From a young age, Ben’s loved making music. He’s also had to face the challenge of being labelled as a young person with autism and mental health issues.
Up-and-coming rappers talk counter-extremism on national radio
Young artists and staff from Portsmouth-based Music Fusion delivered a powerful message on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, discussing how music-making is countering extremism among young people.
Music-making projects tackling youth violence
The current rise in knife crime in the UK has re-awakened an old debate about the role of certain types of music in fuelling the spike in youth violence. But for many of the projects we support, music is in fact an important tool for the prevention of violence.
At Youth Music, we believe all music genres are equally valid and creative – so long as they’re taught in an inclusive and accessible way. Young people are exploring a huge range of musical styles at our projects nationwide.