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New Vibe is a collaborative, creative music-making programme that supports young people experiencing mental health problems. New Vibe aims to encourage collaborative improvisation between those taking part where the focus is on the emphasis is on trying out new ideas, building confidence and enjoying making music together. With the support of our committed team of professional musicians, young people develop their abilities to compose, improvise and perform in a safe and supported environment.

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It’s a fun way to express yourself in music. You are supported the whole time.

CAMHS Participant, February 2020

… a highly effective therapeutic intervention

CAMHS Staff Member, February 2020

Paul Griffiths is an internationally renowned music educationalist. His musical roots lie in Jazz, Rock and Funk but through a lifetime of collaboration and study he has developed a unique artistic voice and workshop style that transcends musical, social and cultural barriers. For over thirty years he has worked as a creative project leader with most of the leading UK and European Orchestras, Contemporary Music Ensembles, Jazz and World Music initiatives, Opera Companies, Arts Centres, International Festivals and Conservatoires.

Kindly supported by

The National Lottery Community Fund and Miss M E S Paterson's Charitable Trust

Young Start delivered by the National Lottery Community Fund

Our Creative Learning Partner

This project was made possible by the generous support of Baillie Gifford. Their sponsorship is enabling us to reach thousands of people in communities across Scotland.