The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #158212   Message #3742817
Posted By: GUEST,Desi C
10-Oct-15 - 09:59 AM
Thread Name: Need input on youth in folk music
Subject: RE: Need input on youth in folk music
Have you thought about contacting local schools? In the UK it was realised school spending was almost nil on Music, fw schools even had a qualified music teacher. What insetruments there were were usually a few basic cheap percussion items and the odd recorder. There was a very successful program to donate old but useable instruments to local schools and the interest from the youngsters was huge. There is a problem attracting youngsters to Folk clubs but it has been inproving and there has been quite an increse in open Mic style acoustic clubs which make youngsters welcome