Music for Youth




Working in partnership with Hessle Road Network and Ainthorpe Youth club, Hull Youth Service, Creative Voice and Hull Music Hub. 

Young people aged 11 yrs to 19 yrs will have the opportunity to learn to play a variety of musical instruments, music tech,  explore vocals and music theory. The young people will be working towards the Arts award Discover.

Thank you to Youth Music – we reached 44 young people – aged 11 yrs – 19 yrs, Ten young people achieved the Arts Award – Discover and Bronze


Donna Smith – guitar – ukulele – percussion – vocals – music theory – recording – (see About Us)

Daniel Arce  – turntablism – scratching – electronic music – beat-matching – music tech/recording

Daniel Arce (DJ chile) is a scratch DJ, music educator, YouTube content creator and artist from Hull, England. Daniel has a BA Hons degree in Creative Music Technology (1:1) from the university of Hull. As a scratch DJ, Daniel gained international recognition by placing 1st among 130 participants in the 2011 WTK world freestyle scratching competition. As a music educator, Daniel has run various scratching and electronic music workshops in his local area and has experience delivering sessions to all age groups and abilities. As a content creator on YouTube, Daniel’s tutorial content has attracted a growing following, by discussing and demonstrating lesser known scratch techniques, particularly cross rhythm scratches. To date, Daniel has released three self published books. Daniel worked as a Music facilitator for the Rhythm Pixie World Urban Orchestra for five years and Colours of Music project for 4 years. Performing with the young people at various festivals around the city. 

Rosie Owen – violin – keyboards – piano – music theory

Rosie is a graduate from the University of Hull with an MA in violin performance and composition, and has obtained grade 8 violin (distinction), grade 6 piano and grade 5 music theory. Rosie mentored the Rhythm Pixies at Kingston Youth Centre, (Youth Music Mentor programme) supporting young people in a range of musical activities such as body percussion, west African drumming, and musical arrangement. She worked as a mentor at Route 1 Youth Centre and St Michaels Youth Project, where she led a group of young people working towards the Amy Johnson festival in July 2016. Rosie teachesviolin and piano to students of different capabilities and musical styles, helping them with grading or learning for their own enjoyment.’


Thank you to Cottingham methodist church music festival for donating to Musical Routes project!

Thank you to Youth Music, Hull City Arts, Music4u for supporting our work !



Hull Sound Circles are committed to safeguarding children.

We have a safeguarding policy and all facilitators have attended Safeguarding Children training