NEWS! Creative Director & Joint-CEO

We are recruiting for a new Creative Director & Joint-CEO. We’re looking for someone to roll up their sleeves, establish a creative vision and deliver Abram Wilson’s next steps.

Full info here. Any queries please email [email protected].

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FUTURE SOUND

About us

Our Story

Naima Adams, musician

For musicians

career development

We inspire, connect and open doors to the music industry so that MINORITISED young talent has an equal chance to realise their creative potential.

Inspired by the critically acclaimed and award-winning musician Abram Wilson, we provide visibility, access and opportunity within an industry which is often closed to all but the most privileged.

We meet young people exactly where they’re at

Whether that’s at school, in the community or online – and encourage them to find their unique musical identity. 


We offer practical support to emerging musicians and music professionals

by sharing valuable connections and opportunities.

Latest ProjectS

In the 2022-23 academic year we ran two Future Sound projects in Manchester with Manchester Co-operative Academies, and a two-term project at Mossbourne Community Academy in London.

Future Sound

If you’re an up-and-coming artist or music industry professional check out all our free online resources to help you get ahead in the industry, and keep updated on when we run our career development programme.

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News

  • News! Creative Director and Joint-CEO

    We’re looking for an ambitious, strategic leader ready to roll up their sleeves, establish a creative vision and take responsibility for leading the team and delivering Abram Wilson’s next steps. We need someone…

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  • Join us at the next House of Jazz!

    Join us on Friday 22nd March for our second House of Jazz party! Our House of Jazz fundraising events are set in unique and exciting venues not normally open to the public, bringing together the…

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  • Help us keep the music playing, with Future Sound 2024

    When drummer Femi Koleoso accepted the Mercury Prize on behalf of Ezra Collective in September, he spoke powerful words about the importance of grassroots youth music organisations in the UK. He said: “This…

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KIND WORDS

“Abram Wilson is an inspiring organisation. It reminds me always that music is vital
not just creatively, but socially – and that music can transform us all for the better.
It’s a privilege to support such positive, innovative people and their musical mentees.”

Ilana, Abram Wilson donor