• Making an impact
    “It’s music that’s given me a focus and
    direction in life”

    Cyan, 17, Highbury Grove School, now reading
    Music at Oxford)
  • Music First Hubs
    “She can struggle with academic learning but
    has really blossomed through learning to play
    the flute. Her attendance at the Hub has proppeled
    her to the top of her group and she is now able to
    bring her learning back to school, share it with her
    peers and even help them improve their own
    musicianship.The Hub has dramatically increased
    her self-confidence and given her the opportunity
    to excel in something.”

    Classroom Teacher, Islington primary school.
  • Music First Ensembles
    “At the start I was nervous because I didn’t
    think I was going to be that good. But now
    I’m really good so I’m not nervous any more.”

    (Cellist, aged 10, Laycock Primary School)
  • Hub @ IAMS Concert
    "I am really excited to be a part of
    Music First's work with young people and
    perform alongside the pupils in these


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Thank you for visiting the brand new website for Music First, a charity committed to transforming young lives and communities through music working in the London Borough of Islington. If you are new to Music First, a general overiew of our 'El Sistema' inspired charity in our about section.

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20th June 2013

Joint Hub Concert @ Union Chapel

28th March 2013

Hub @ IAMS Spring Concert

14th February 2013

Hub @ HG Parents night