In April 2022, Soft Touch Studios, our latest Youth Music-funded project started. It is a three-year programme of work for young people from Leicester and Leicestershire.
The aim of the project is to target young people with challenging life circumstances, and those who may have additional needs and need support, to reach their potential.
On Monday nights 4-6pm we are targeting young female musicians, with our girls-only session, led by our female music leaders including
Leicester-based musician Sharon Collier – multi instrumentalist and singer.
On Tuesday evenings 4-6pm is our session aimed at young musicians with higher support needs, such as a having a learning disability, an Autistic Spectrum Disorder, or young musicians who are at risk of offending or on orders from Youth Offending Services.
These sessions are led by musicians with expansive skills as instrumentalists, producers and contemporary musicians.
To attend this session you need to complete a referral form which can be found here
We also run the infamous and increasingly popular Friday night sessions 4-7pm. These sessions are for young people who are from inner city areas or the outer estates of Leicester and are aimed at young people who maybe ready to take the next steps into the music scene. We provide a space to work on music skills and produce mixtapes and videos for social media, and to work towards preparing for and playing gigs at local music venues.
These sessions are led by local Leicester hip hop legend Naji-Wavey
For more information on joining this session, please contact Joe Crofton – firstname.lastname@example.org
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