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















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

Registrations are OPEN NOW – check in then to secure your place at the next exciting summer music adventure. There are new program, ideas and opportunities for young musicians of all ages and all levels of musical experience. See our new flyers below.  If you would like to receive an email version or a brochure for you to distribute amongst your friends and colleagues, please contact the YMS office.





























NEXT CONCERT: October 22, 2:30 – 3:30PM

Meriel Owen – Harp
Get up close, hear the harp in all its celestial glory – enjoy a wonderful afternoon tea by Lake Ginninderra. It’s FREE

These concerts are FREE – so bring the kids and the family along to share in some fine music performances by Canberra music teachers and their students.

…and did I mention, IT’S FREE!
















The Young Music Society is seeking a part-time (.5) Business Manager who is a positive, energetic individual who can work in a flexible not-for-profit and small business environment. The Business Manager will have administrative and computer skills, including financial and book-keeping qualifications suitable to maintaining enrolments and records of the Society and excellent interpersonal skills as the first line of contact with members and the public. This position would suit an experienced administrator who is a team player and a great communicator who is seeking part-time work in a busy creative work environment with flexible hours. Interested? Give us a call on 02 62518017.




The YMS is experiencing difficulties in communicating with people with gmail accounts.
If you have a gmail account and would like to stay in communication with the YMS office, please check your Junk Folders regularly, or provide the YMS office with an alternative email address. Our YMS team want to keep you and your family informed of our exciting developments via email and through our monthly newsletter, so we would appreciate your attention in this important matter.





2016-09-20-16-01-54VOICES OUT LOUD        
Primary Choir    
  (Years K-6)

Tuesday 4:15 – 5:00pm, 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 ring 6251 8017 to make an appointment so you won’t be disappointed.