Arts Council of Northern Ireland publishes Youth Music Strategy and Action Plan

Arts Council of Northern Ireland,
08 March 2022, Northern Ireland

The Arts Council today published its Strategy and 5-year Action Plan for the development of Youth Music in Northern Ireland. The strategy, produced by a co-design group representing the youth music ecosystem, establishes the Arts Council’s priorities over the next five-year period. Priorities include:

  • enhancing opportunities for young people of all abilities and backgrounds to engage in music
  • improving training and career pathways
  • strengthening the youth music infrastructure
  • increasing awareness of the impact of music amongst decision makers
  • building partnerships and collaborations to improve coordination and support between the various elements of the sector.