We believe in the power of music

Grow the Music is a national music development program that delivers workshops, mentoring, concerts and instruments to remote, disadvantaged and vulnerable communities across Australia.

Since 2012, our mission is to provide ongoing support, performance opportunities and professional development to talented artists, musicians and bands.

“Music changes your life… it changes your mind and how you see things.”

Warren Foster

Participant, Music Mentor

Yuin Country, NSW

Music for everyone

Grow the Music workshops explore the joys of making music together, including drumming, singing, forming bands and recording. We nurture our participants towards performances and we create and support community events. Grow the Music offers individual coaching and artist development and we seek to provide cultural exchange and training opportunities for music leaders. Our national instrument donation program provides for the supply of secondhand musical instruments and audio equipment to isolated people across Australia.

  • “I noticed the spirit of people coming to the hospital was different. People were more positive and optimistic after seeing their community create such wonderful music.”
    Dr Jennie Connaughton
    Health Service Wyndham WA
  • “The Grow the Music team work tirelessly to form and maintain relationships with the students and their families.”
    Naomi Martin
    St Joseph’s School Wyndham, WA
  • “The unique way in which the program is delivered and through the aid of music, young people have engaged in a supervised learning environment… to develop skills such as leadership, commitment and communication.”
    Sargent Brad Warburton
    Wyndham Police

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