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A networked approach to promoting meaningful musical pathways for young Londoners facing challenging circumstances.

Haringey Music Service

Haringey Music Service is lead partner in Haringey Music Education Hub and provides instruments all/vocal tuition in local schools supplemented by “Haringey Young Musicians”, a thriving cross-borough ensembles programme.

  • Organisation Type: Music education hub


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Proportion of the young musicians who face aspects from the Indices of Multiple Deprivation


Three most commonly faced challenges

Economic deprivation, English as a second language, Special educational needs

Age of participants


Where the young musicians we work with live
  • Brent, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington, Waltham Forest
Music activities and genres

Musical activities

Youth leadership, Vocal, Untuned percussion, Training, Technology, Performance, Music and movement, Mentoring, Instrumental tuition, Improvisation, Composition/songwriting


Other non-Western, Western Classical, South American, Pop and Rock, Music theatre, Jazz & blues, Gospel, Contemporary classical, Caribbean, African

Participants Recruited From

The most popular organisations young people working with Haringey Music Service are recruited from:

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Definition of Indices of Multiple Deprivation

The Indices of Deprivation 2015 provide a set of relative measures of deprivation for small areas (Lower-layer Super Output Areas) across England, based on seven different domains of deprivation:

For more information see: - 2015 Statistical Release (PDF 1.5MB)