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First large-scale, long-term study proves the cognitive benefits of music education!

 

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CHANGING YOUNG LIVES THROUGH MUSIC

The Australian Children’s Music Foundation provides free, long term music programs and instruments to disadvantaged and Indigenous children across Australia, inspiring creativity and imagination while nurturing self-esteem and confidence.

Many charities are devoted to children’s physical well-being.

We are devoted to their mental well-being.

1 in 7 Australian children of primary school age have a mental health problem

Learning music in the classroom increases children’s resilience and helps develop coping strategies

Nearly half of all child mental health disorders begin before the age of 14

Playing an instrument expands a child’s creativity and imagination, building positive neural pathways

It has been found that children with mental health problems experience considerable distress in school and have reduced capacity to engage with their schooling

Music lessons give children greater self-confidence and help build self-esteem

ACMF music programs have the power to change young lives.

If you believe in music, you believe in us.

OVER THE LAST 12 YEARS WE HAVE…

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WORTH OF INSTRUMENTS

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FREE MUSIC LESSONS

RECEIVED

ORIGINAL SONGS FOR OUR NSC

OUR PROGRAMS

 Schools

All across Australia, disadvantaged children and youth engage in free, long-term music programs presented by our specialist teachers. #

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Juvenile Justice Centres

We believe that it is critical to create an outlet for youth in detention to express themselves in a positive way. #

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Music Therapy

Children in hospital benefit immensely from the opportunity to engage in music lessons, presented by our specialist teachers. #

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Songwriting Competition

Students from across Australia are invited to put pen to paper and enter their very own original song in our National Songwriting Competition. #

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LATEST NEWS


Meet the teacher: Steve, WA

Meet Steve, an ACMF teacher who does ALOT for the ACMF. He not only teaches at a number of programs in WA, he is the WA programs coordinator and he does a fantastic job!  He has made a difference in the lives of disadvantaged youth and we asked him to answer a few... read more

World Voice Day Fundraiser

In conjunction with World Voice Day, vocal teacher, Tania Savelli held a Block One performance that fundraised for the Australian Children’s Music Foundation. Open to all current studio singers, the show was a selection of different material performed in a... read more

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