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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:

Music in Transition by David Trouton

Music in Transistion explored using music to support children in the transition from Nursery to Primary School as part of West Lothian Council's Youth Music Programme.

Published: 25 Jul 2014

£10m Youth Music Initiative for 2014/15

Creative Scotland is delighted to launch the 2014 /15 Youth Music Initiative (YMI), which has been made possible thanks to £10m support from Scottish Government.

Published: 30 Apr 2014

YMI in the Scottish Borders

The Scottish Borders Council meets the P6 target through a range of music making activities incorporating local heritage and culture in the classroom. The video below showcases the range of music activities taking place as part of the curriculum at Jordanhill School.

Published: 01 Jul 2013