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.




Under the direction of professional musician and teacher, Veronica Moore, the Gungahlin Children’ Choir starts on March 7 at the Gungahlin Uniting Church, 108 The Valley Avenue, Gungahlin. Rehearsals will be weekly during ACT school term-time on Wednesdays from 4:15 – 5:15pm. Register your interest and book your place now by calling 6258 0200….  or simply turn up at a rehearsal. Affordable fees of $70 per term per child apply (plus the annual YMS family membership fee of $30). Parents are invited to observe rehearsals. Call 6258 0200 for more information.



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. COST: $340 first child $320 second and further children, plus $30 YMS annual family membership

April 16 – 20, 2018 for children 6 – 10 years (The Tapestry Cats) Orana School, Drama Room, Weston
Book your places as applications are now open. For more information and registration please email the YMS office admin@youngmusicsociety.org.au




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 on 6258 0200 to secure your place! Affordable fees apply.
Conductor: Veronica Moore
Accompanist: Anthony Smith
Choir Manager: Kylie Waring
Term I starts on February 13, 2018





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 on 6258 0200 to register.
Conductor: Beth Way
Concert Band Manager: David Smith
Term I starts on February 10, 2018





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 or call 6258 0200
YMS Office hours 10am – 4pm Tuesday – Thursday, book to make an appointment





YMS is now on FaceBook

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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 6258 0200 during office hours.

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


The Young Music Society Office has moved!
Our new offices are at the Flynn Community Hub, 21 Bingle Street, Flynn, ACT.
Office hours typically are 10am – 4pm, Tuesday – Thursday.
Please note that this is not a “drop-in” office, so  contact the office on 6258 0200 to make an appointment to ensure that our part-time staff are there to assist you.