The National Foundation for Youth Music (‘Youth Music’) is the leading UK children’s charity using music to transform the lives of disadvantaged young people. In 2013-14, analysis of the evaluation reports submitted by those organisations funded by Youth Music showed that music-making activities had led to positive musical, personal and social outcomes for children and young people, particularly those in challenging circumstances.
Chapters in their ‘Learning Report 2013-14’ explore the following outcomes:
Developing technical skills and abilities
Developing musical understanding and communication
Developing knowledge and understanding of musical worlds and roles
Intrinsic personal skills Extrinsic personal skills