Youth forum

Twelve young people from Wales are working with Anthem to share their views and experiences and help shape Anthem’s future work. The Anthem Youth Forum met for the first time in early February and will continue to meet weekly over the next two months.

The twelve young people, aged 18-25, represent a range of musical genres and experiences, including singer/songwriters, classical instrumentalists, rock musicians, a rapper, music producers and people working in the music industry.

They’re working with the Anthem CEO, board, and freelance team, to refresh the Anthem brand and website, create digital stories about their experiences, and start to shape how young people can be involved with Anthem’s work as it develops. Their initial work will culminate in an online event for young music makers in Wales in April.

We are the Anthem youth forum

Youth Forum

Andrew Ogun

musician, writer, creative director and activist

Youth Forum

Archie Howat

music producer, runs recording studio and releases own music

Youth Forum

Blank Face

singer/songwriter

Youth Forum

Charys Bestley

freelance events assistant, show rep and photographer

Youth Forum

Andrew Ogun

musician, writer, creative director and activist

Youth Forum

Charys Bestley

freelance events assistant, show rep and photographer

Youth Forum

Archie Howat

music producer, runs recording studio and releases own music

Youth Forum

Blank Face

singer/songwriter

Youth Forum

Chloe Jane Lovell

violinist, orchestra member, first year Music student, Cardiff University

Youth Forum

Dafydd Griffiths

band member (guitar), music student at Ebbw Vale college

Youth Forum

Ella Pearson

oboist, 3rd year Music Performance student at Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

Youth Forum

Gabriel Bernal

Music Business student, University of South Wales

Youth Forum

Chloe Jane Lovell

violinist, orchestra member, first year Music student, Cardiff University

Youth Forum

Gabriel Bernal

Music Business student, University of South Wales

Youth Forum

Dafydd Griffiths

band member (guitar), music student at Ebbw Vale college

Youth Forum

Ella Pearson

oboist, 3rd year Music Performance student at Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

Youth Forum

James Prendergast

live events promoter, radio show presenter, artist manager

Youth Forum

Kyle Jones / Qye

music producer, pianist, guitarist

Youth Forum

Mr X

makes, writes and produces music, studies with Forget-Me-Not-Productions

Youth Forum

Tayla-Leigh Payne

composer and final year Composition student at RWCMD

Youth Forum

Kyle Jones / Qye

music producer, pianist, guitarist

Youth Forum

Tayla-Leigh Payne

composer and final year Composition student at RWCMD

Youth Forum

James Prendergas

live events promoter, radio show presenter, artist manager

Youth Forum

Mr X

makes, writes and produces music, studies with Forget-Me-Not-Productions

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