Welcome to Young Music Society



The Young Music Society Inc. is a non-profit, self-funded, community-based organisation whose aim is to provide access, education, artistry, inclusion, excellence and enjoyment to the young people of Canberra through quality music-based arts projects, events and activities.












The Young Music Society Office is on the move in January, 2018.
Our new offices are at the Flynn Community Hub, 21 Bingle Street, Flynn, ACT.
Office hours will usually be 10am – 4pm, Tuesday – Thursday. Instrument Hire for 2018 will commence on Monday January 29 from 10am as a special opening date. Please contact the office via email to make an appointment to ensure that our part-time staff are there to assist you.

YMS SUMMER MUSIC SCHOOL 2018 (January 8 – 19, 2018)

Some places are still available and registrations are STILL OPEN but most classes at the 2018 Summer Music School are now full. Please contact the office this week to realise the possibilities. See the flyers below and visit the Holiday Programs – Summer Music School from the menu above.

















Proudly supported by The Music Academy at the Canberra Girls Grammar School














IMAGINE Music Theatre
Directed by Judith Clingan AM
A fun holiday program for Canberra’s young people that will aid the development of music and theatre skills,  and culminate in a performance of an exciting work designed specifically for the age group. For children aged 5 – 15
Proposed Dates (venues and more information to be released soon)
April 16 – 20, 2018
July 16 – 20, 2018
October 2 – 6, 2018
Applications open in February 2018



Directed by Stephen Leek and Heather Percy
A program of quality choral singing and vocal training specifically for boys from 5 – 18 years. Boys with changing voices are most welcome.
Wednesday early evening rehearsals at a venue to be advised. Register your interest now at the YMS office.





2016-09-20-16-01-54BELCONNEN CHILDRENS CHOIR       
Primary Choir    
  (Years K-6)

Tuesday 4:15 – 5:15pm, during school term time. Call the YMS Office to secure your place!
Conductor: Veronica Moore
Accompanist: Anthony Smith
Choir Manager: Kylie Waring





Concert band web 2YMS CONCERT BAND
The YMS Concert Band rehearses  9:00am – 12 noon  at Merici College during school term time. New enrollments always welcome -just turn up for your first free session or call the YMS office to register.
Conductor: Beth Way
Concert Band Manager: David Smith





DSC_2982YMS INSTRUMENT HIRE LIBRARY – A wide range of instruments are currently available for hire from the YMS.  Register your requirements now via email – admin@youngmusicsociety.org.au





YMS is now on FaceBook

Keep up to date with all the action at the Young Music Society by becoming a friend of FB  here!



Our e-Path is operational. Please click on the icon below to make easy payments.

You can also make payments by:

  • Direct debit at:  St George Bank BSB 112-908 a/c 040035697
  • Credit Card: at the YMS office or by calling YMS on 6251 8017 during office hours.

 click here to make a payment through our secure E-Path service


YMS Office Hours
Generally Tuesday – Thursdays 10am – 4pm
Please note that this is not a “drop-in” office and is not always attended during these hours. Please email the office to make an appointment so you won’t be disappointed.