Everyone can play a part

At AYM, we believe that talent is everywhere but opportunity isn’t. Family finances and other obstacles too often get in the way.

Having access to music making gives young people a sense of purpose, identity and accomplishment. We don’t think it’s acceptable that many children are denied this opportunity.

With your help, we can change this.

If you believe that nothing should stand in the way of a talented young musician reaching their potential, we’d be delighted if you’d support us.

In order to develop and expand our work we rely on the committed generosity of hundreds of supporters. Will you join them so that more young people have the chance of a musical life?

Fundraising news

“I’ve had an incredible time on my musical journey so far.”

“It’s interesting playing the viola as violists are often quite rare.” 15 year old Ivo started playing the viola when […]

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Watch again now! Enjoy our online concert

Our online concert, hosted by AYM Patron Zeb Soanes, features performances by eight exceptional young musicians from our Awards programme. […]

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Big Give Christmas Challenge 2020 – you did it!

Thank you to everyone who made a donation during the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2020. In total, including match funding […]

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How Monica and Quintin Des Clayes passed on something wonderful

Have you ever thought about passing on something wonderful: the gift of a musical life? In 2020 we launched the […]

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There’s nothing like a live concert

“There is nothing like a live concert, and live applause, I realised how much I have missed it! Performing seems […]

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Young musicians reflect on a summer in lockdown

The lockdown affected everyone in different ways. For many of our young musicians it came at a crucial point in […]

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