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

Sound and Music

Sound and Music is the national organisation for new music. We work with composers of all ages and stages of their development and provide practical support and activities for young composers and creative musicians as well as their teachers and music leaders.

  • Organisation Type: National umbrella / music development organisation

Email: judith.robinson@soundandmusic.org

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

1-25%

Three most commonly faced challenges

Economic deprivation, Sensory impaired, Physically disabled

Age of participants

11-18

Where the young musicians we work with live
  • Barking and Dagenham, Barnet, Bexley, Brent, Bromley, Camden, City of London, Croydon, Ealing, Enfield, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith and Fulham, Haringey, Harrow, Havering, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston upon Thames, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Newham, Redbridge, Richmond upon Thames, Southwark, Sutton, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Wandsworth, Westminster
Music activities and genres

Musical activities

Composition/songwriting, Training, Creating resources for young composers and their teachers

Genres

Contemporary classical, Folk, Indian classical, Jazz & blues, Music theatre, Opera, Pop and Rock, Western Classical

Participants Recruited From

The most popular organisations young people working with Sound and Music 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: Gov.uk - 2015 Statistical Release (PDF 1.5MB)