Located within existing youth development organizations, Music & Youth Initiative is currently sponsoring 14 Music Clubhouses in Massachusetts and 1 in Texas. Our Clubhouse members are underserved urban youth, ages 10 to 18. Each Clubhouse offers music workshops with state-of-the-art musical instruments, recording equipment, and related computer hardware and applications. There are either no fees or minimal fees to members to participate in Clubhouse activities.
Music Clubhouse Locations
Blue Hill Music Clubhouse - Dorchester, MA
Our third clubhouse opened in September 2007 in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston and the Berklee College of Music. Located in the heart of Dorchester, MA, the Blue Hill Music Clubhouse has become well-known program in the city of Boston and continues to impact hundreds of teens each week!
15 Talbot Ave
Dorchester, MA 02124
(617) 474-1050 www.bgcb.org
Charlestown Studio Clubhouse - Charlestown, MA
In collaboration with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston we are very excited to announce the opening of the Charlestown Studio Clubhouse! This state-of-the-art studio (opened in May 2012) is our third Studio Clubhouse as well as the third Clubhouse in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston.
15 Green St
Charlestown, MA 02129
(617) 242-1775 www.bgcb.org
Dorchester Music Clubhouse - Dorchester, MA
The Dorchester Music Clubhouse is 1,000+ square feet of fun! Located within Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester and in partnership with Berklee College of Music, the space includes a large open floor performance space packed with instruments, a practice room big enough for a whole band, and a multi-track recording studio.
This was our very first Studio Clubhouse, opening in 2010 in Everett, MA, and now operating in partnership with the Malden YMCA. A Studio Clubhouse operates much like a Music Clubhouse, offering a wide variety of musical activities revolving around the subject of music production and recording. Students create their own compositions, beats, and lyrics while working on producing a CD of original music. This fast-paced studio turns out hit singles all while impacting the youth who participate.
Everett Teen Enrichment Center
548 Broadway St
Everett, MA 02149
(857) 363-2611 ETEC Music Department
In April 2015, in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Ft. Worth, we opened our first National Music Clubhouse location! In just its first few months of operation, the Ft. Worth Music Clubhouse had nearly 40 youth participating in music programming every day. The Music Clubhouse is poised to be the next successful and innovative program at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Ft. Worth, where they already have well-respected and effective programs for education; gang intervention; and drug prevention.
Hyde Square Task Force Music Clubhouse - Jamaica Plain, MA
Our fourth clubhouse opened in 2008 hosted by the Hyde Square Task Force in Jamaica Plain, MA, and Berklee College of Music. The Hyde Square Task Force is a Community Based Organization that has been a leader in Youth Leadership and Development for over 25 years.
365 Centre Street
(behind the Blessed Sacrament Church)
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 524-8303 www.hydesquare.org
Jordan e-Music Clubhouse - Chelsea, MA
Located in the the Gerald & Darlene Jordan Club in Chelsea, this project is Music & Youth’s fourth Music Clubhouse in collaboration with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston. Established in November 2012, the Jordan eMusic Clubhouse uses electronic instruments and recording facilities for its lessons.
30 Willow Street
Chelsea, MA 02150
(617) 884-9435 www.bgcb.org
Lawrence Music Clubhouse - Lawrence, MA
Music & Youth Initiative developed our first clubhouse in collaboration with the Merrimack Valley YMCA. The Lawrence Branch of the YMCA runs the Clubhouse program in its Lawrence facility. The Lawrence Music Clubhouse opened in February 2005 and currently provides state-of-the-art music education and enrichment to hundreds of young people everyday!
40 Lawrence Street
Lawrence, MA 01840
(978) 686-6191 www.mvymca.org
Lowell Music Clubhouse - Lowell, MA
The Lowell Music Clubhouse is Music & Youth’s “lucky #13!” We welcomed our 13th Clubhouse in 2014 by partnering with the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell and supported by TD Bank, and the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation.
Location Info 657 Middlesex Street Lowell, Ma 01851
Music & Youth partnered with the YMCA of Metro North (Lynn YMCA branch) in Lynn, MA, to launch a Studio Clubhouse for the youth in their community in September 2011. The Studio Clubhouse focuses on music recording, video production, lyric writing, beat making, and vocals.
Our second Music Clubhouse in partnership with the Merrimack Valley YMCA, the Methuen Branch of the YMCA runs the Clubhouse program that reaches residents from both Methuen and Lawrence, MA. The Methuen Clubhouse opened in November 2014 and is helping reach the youth of the Merrimack Valley.
129 Haverhill Street
Methuen, MA 01844
Phone: 978-683-5266 www.mvymca.org
Sociedad Latina Music Clubhouse - Mission Hill, MA
Sociedad Latina is an outstanding Community Based Organization that has served the Mission Hill neighborhood of Boston for many years. With support from Berklee College of Music, the Sociedad Latina Music Clubhouse focuses on creating a community that supports young people through arts education.
Established in 2015, the South Boston Music Clubhouse is Music & Youth’s 16th location in Massachusetts. It also represents the 5th Music Clubhouse made possible by our partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston.
230 West 6th Street
South Boston, MA 02127
(617) 268-4301 www.bgcb.org
Waltham Studio Clubhouse - Waltham, MA
Partnering with the Waltham Boys & Girls Club, Music & Youth opened our fourth Studio Clubhouse in November 2013. The Studio Clubhouse focuses on music recording, video production, lyric writing, beat making, and vocals.
Our second Clubhouse, the West End House Music Clubhouse, opened in September 2006, in collaboration with the West End House Boys & Girls Club and Berklee College of Music. The West End Boys & Girls Club runs this program in its Allston facility.
The Yawkey Music Clubhouse is a state-of-the-art music facility. The Yawkey Clubhouse marks our sixth Clubhouse in partnership with the Berklee College of Music as well as our second Clubhouse with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston. Opened in 2010, the Clubhouse adds to the amazing work that the Yawkey Boys and Girls Club has been offering the community of Roxbury/Dudley Square for 100 years!
115 Warren St
Roxbury, MA 02119
(617) 516-5431 www.bgcb.org