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.
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.
Give a Gig Week 2018: photo highlights
With over 100 gigs of all shapes and sizes taking place nationwide between 16 and 25 March, Give a Gig Week was a fantastic celebration of music. Here are some of our favourite pics from an action-packed week.
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.