Project Sound Lounge is an innovative and ambitious project model that places young people at the centre of the organisation, providing them with the skills to shape and brand the youth programme at Town Hall Symphony Hall (THSH) whilst developing their skills as cultural leaders. A core group of young people from Birmingham will be supported to lead research and develop Project Sound Lounge which includes; showcasing opportunities, leadership skills, event management & marketing training and skills development in digital media. With the support of THSH staff and industry experts’ young people will lead their own programming strand along side our established programmes: Folk for Free,Jazzlines Free Gigs and Musical Picnic in the foyers at Symphony Hall. They will manage budgets, develop ideas and projects, fundraise and become ambassadors for one of the city’s largest arts organisations. Communicating, inspiring and engaging other young people, sharing our vision and values in – connecting people to music.