Our mission

At Brighter Sound we believe music making and creativity should be a central pillar for learning in the lives of all children and young people, that emerging musicians should be supported to develop their artistic confidence and originality, and that the music sector should be equal and diverse.

What we do

Brighter Sound is a creative music charity based in Manchester, and working across the North and nationally. Our activity supports individuals through music, supports and promotes diverse talent and acts as a catalyst for change in the music industry.  

We produce creative music projects and events, engaging with the wider UK music industry, and run a diverse range of programmes that connect a variety of people through music and creativity. Brighter Sound’s exciting programme of work supports:

  • Children and young people especially those facing challenging circumstances
  • Emerging musicians
  • Female representation in the music industry
  • Those who experience inequality in the music industry
  • Supporting the growth of the training and development ecology for the music industry 

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DONATE HERE to help us continue the work we do. All donations will be doubled thanks to Arts Council England’s Catalyst Evolve programme.