Youth4Music .

Who are we?

Youth4Music is a program dedicated to Canadian youth inspiring and building community through music. Through the creation of regional, provincial, and national teams, youth leaders are empowered to collaborate in the development of projects that raise the awareness of the benefits of music in our lives. Youth4Music is a program of the Coalition for Music Education in Canada. Led by youth, for youth, through music.


  • provides a platform for the voice of young people about the importance of music in their schools and communities.
  • gives youth a chance to collaborate on strategies and projects,
  • provides leadership opportunities for youth to make a difference for music in their schools, and communities.


Join the Youth4Music Network and stay in touch with what youth across the country are doing with music in their communities!

Join Y4M!
  • “I will be noteworthy by encouraging and helping younger musicians grow”Sidney MacDonald (North Bay, ON)
  • “I will continue to share and preserve the music of Newfoundland culture and never let it die out”Naomi Brown (St. John's NL)
  • “I can’t wait to tell my students about what I’ve learned here at this Youth4Music roundtable”Catherine (Calgary, AB)

Youth4music is a program of the Coalition for Music Education

In Ontario, Youth4Music is made possible by the generous support of Ontario Trillium Foundation Grow Grant

The NAMM Foundation’s mission is to advance active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs.