Community Projects

Working with Grow the Music, anyone can discover their potential to make music.

A kid sitting in the middle of a tyre before making a tyre drum with the Grow The Music team

We’ve been delivering workshops & projects across communities for over a decade.

Through our music development workshops, performances, events & projects music becomes a powerful tool to impact the wellbeing of the whole community.

500+
instruments donated
50+
Community Concerts
700+
Songs Recorded
3000+
People engaged in workshops

Current Projects

AOUTS is a youth-led, anti-racism project promoting social inclusion, connection, belonging and education based on Gumbaynggirr Country in NSW

All One Under the Sun, Gumbaynggirr Country

Where:
All One Under the Sun, Gumbaynggirr Country
When:
2021-2022
Impact:
AOUTS includes a project anthem and film clip, alongside cultural awareness activities, anti-racism training and other arts-based activities.
Volunteer Positions?
No

Get Involved on one of our projects!

We’re looking for  volunteers for our recording studio in Coffs Harbour NSW, and for our regional & remote community projects across Australia.

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Past Projects

Gunbalanya, Arnhem Land (2021)

Outcomes:
Whole Community Concert, 11 track EP of local bands.
Duration:
3 weeks
Impact:
Increased school attendance and employment outcomes for local music leaders.

Maningrida, Arnhem Land

Outcomes:
2 x Programs and 1 x Community Concert
Duration:
6 weeks
Impact:
Manage recording studio setup included ordering and shipping all studio equipment. GTM filmmaker made documentaries for Morning Star ceremony & Babbaba Women’s Centre.

Kaltukatjara (Docker River), Central Desert

Outcomes:
37 original tracks recorded and mixed and a Community Concert for local bands. Unearthed Docker River Band.
Duration:
3 weeks
Impact:
52 individuals attended adult music workshops over 2 weeks, producing a collection of orginal music.

Grow the Music does not just ‘fly in and fly’ out. They commit to the long term support of the musicians and singers they mentor. They create leaders within the communities through their ongoing connections.

Susan Bear

Triangle Youth Events, Cobargo

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