YPCF pays tribute to Sara John Nervkla

Sara John Nervkla sadly passed away in August, a bright and vital member of YPCF board for many years. Sara’s belief that orchestral music should be important in the lives of all young people was supported by her expertise as … Continued

MBE award for services to music

YPCF congratulates Ian Dean on his award of an MBE in the Queens Birthday Honours 2017, for services to music. Ian has been a trustee since the establishment of YPCF and as a consultant has developed several new programmes that … Continued

Sir George Martin

Sir¬†George Martin passed away 8 March 2016 after an extraordinary career in music, leaving a huge legacy. George believed wholeheartedly in the work of YPCF, in the encouragement of young children to create and engage with music. His voice and … Continued

YPCF Sinfonia projects STS and HHS

Somers Town Sinfonia (STS) and Haverstock Hill Sinfonia creates a new orchestra for 8-year olds from Camden Primary Schools, working alongside YPCF professional tutor-musicians. This year Somers Town Sinfonia is funded by Youth Music and Haverstock Hill Sinfonia by the … Continued

YPCF Orchestra Up Close (OUC) at The Cockpit

YPCF has created another new programme of workshops and concerts for Year 1 and Year 2 children which continues in 2018. The youngest children the Foundation has worked with (aged 6) create their own versions of Peter and the Wolf … Continued