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 moment that we’re celebrating right here is testimony to good, special people putting time and effort into [helping] young people to play…
We’re pleased to share the video highlights of our latest Future Sound programme, which ran earlier this summer in Manchester. You can watch it here. The project was led by saxophonist, composer and bandleader Emma Johnson – with musicians Richard Jones, Alex Robinson, Nishla Smith, Nick Williams and Aaron Wood – who collaborated with students…
There’s a wealth of evidence showing how music can be transformative for young people’s wellbeing. We release our latest Future Sound video ahead of our next match fundraising campaign which launches on 6 June.
Our latest Future Sound video has just dropped, so have a watch right now! It features saxophonist, composer and bandleader Emma Johnson, who led the project, along with students from Co-op Academy North Manchester.
As our first Future Sound Live in Manchester kicks off this Autumn term, we caught up with saxophonist, composer and bandleader Emma Johnson, who leads the music education project.
A decade in and we’ve made a video to mark our charity’s 10th birthday in 2022. Watch now to find out more about why we were founded, what we do and how your support makes a difference.
We need to raise £20,000 through our Champions for Children fundraising campaign. How does it work? Every pound you give from 12 noon on Tuesday 14 June until 12 noon on Tuesday 21 June will be doubled! Your donation will have twice the impact, at no extra cost.
Last term we returned to Hackney for Future Sound Live, our exciting school-based music education programme, with Jazz FM Breakthrough Act of the Year Jas Kayser and her band.
We need to raise £2,000 by the end of Giving Tuesday! Kicking off the festive season, it’s a global day of giving where everyone, everywhere can do something to support good causes they care about.
Can you believe it’s been nine years since Abram passed? I can’t, though I probably say that every year. It’s funny how much the world has changed since then and even more so how much it’s changed in just over a year.