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Youth Leadership in Brass Blast

Year, type of grant

2021-22, Open, Small Grants

Grant awarded

£,1500 over 6 months


A pilot  with the older members of the Brass Blast group, giving them a greater role in shaping and leading the activities on offer, and exploring their needs, passions, and potential. This project supported talent development and retention of the older musicians and helped to inform future development of the organisation.

Who, what, where

  • Young people 14-17 years, from the local community
  • Music, instrumental, brass
  • Equality of access to the arts, talent development, young people’s voice
  • Scotland, Edinburgh

How this project supported Ragdoll Foundation aims

This was a nice, straightforward application that proposed organisational learning, supporting the older players to continue with the group, and creating more mentoring for younger players.