Youth Music Initiative

Youth Music Initiative was established by the Scottish Government in 2003.  Creative Scotland manages the annual £8 million fund for projects delivered by 32 local authorities, of which Aberdeenshire provides the second largest programme.  The YMI programme has two main purposes:

IMS - Instrumental Music Service Projects

Purpose: "To meet the Scottish Government's Primary 6 target ensuring that "every school pupils in Scotland is offered a year of free music tuition by the time they reach Primary 6"

Community - Arts Development Team Projects

Purpose: "For projects delivered beyond the P6 target he purpose is: to engage young people (of any school age) who otherwise would not participate in quality music making activities"

For any general enquirers relating to our YMI programme in Aberdeenshire, please contact ymi@aberdeenshire.gov.uk 

 

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