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Youth Music Initiative

Guitarist from Feis Ros (photo: dgordonphotography)

About the Project

Creative Scotland administers the Scottish Government's Youth Music Initiative (YMI) which aims to create access to high quality music making opportunities for young people, offer young people the chance to achieve their potential in or through music making, and support the development of the youth music sector for the benefit of young people.

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Latest Stories from YMI:

Youth Music Initiative Impact Report 2015/16

Key findings, full report and case studies from an impact focused review of the Youth Music Initiative during 2015/16.

Published: 22 Nov 2016

Young People Access Music-Making Activities

Young people across Scotland will enjoy access to high-quality music-making opportunities thanks to £275,545 funding from the Youth Music Initiative (YMI).

Published: 28 Jul 2016

£10 million to boost youth music

Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop announced £10 million continued funding for the refreshed Youth Music Initiative and revealed the recipients of £1.1million funding, in a key note speech stressing the vital role the arts have to play in tackling youth inequality at Music For Youth Exchange.

Published: 04 Mar 2016

Report reveals positive impact of Youth Music Initiative

A new report reveals the positive and wide reaching impact on young people of the nationwide Youth Music Initiative.

Published: 08 Oct 2015

Youth Music Initiative Logos

Download the guidelines and logos for all projects supported by the Youth Music Initiative.

Published: 12 Mar 2015