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Nurturing a sense of achievement

4 years ago


In the second of a new series of videos about our work with fellow music education charity Music for Youth, conductor Peter Dunkley and musicians from Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra discuss the benefits of playing together and share their experience of performing at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall.

ABRSM's Chief Executive Michael Elliott – who presented an award during the feedback session – also explains how events such as this can provide a sense of achievement for young performers.

Music for Youth

ABRSM and Music for Youth

Music for Youth and ABRSM have been working together since 1995 to support young musicians across the country.

Music for Youth is a national music education charity providing free access to performance and audience opportunities for young musicians throughout the UK.

Regional festivals

ABRSM sponsors Music for Youth's regional festivals, which are open access and free for the ensembles to perform in. All types of groups of all levels of experience are welcome - at any one festival you could see choirs, brass bands, jazz groups and steel pan bands taking to the stage.

ABRSM’s support has enabled Music for Youth to expand and develop the series, providing a local platform to thousands of young instrumentalists and singers.

Further information

  • Find out more about ABRSM's work with Music for Youth
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