THE SOUND OF NOW Developing the Next Generation of Artist THE SOUND OF NOW Developing the Next Generation of Artist

IUYMAOur MissionIndy Urban Youth inspires young artists through a quality music education program.“Removing Boundaries and Expanding Access”

We believe in empowering students through the use of artistic excellence in performance and nurturing their creative ability within a safe and positive learning environment.


Indy Urban Youth values and nutures the ability of all children. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive and expressive outlet


To foster leadership and a sense of accomplishment through artistic activities and performances.
To develop teamwork and an appreciation of the arts for performers, parents/guardians, and audience members.
To promote diversity within the lives of children.
To pursue excellence by providing a quality music education for performers.

Our teaching approach is both honest and fun, all while providing differentiated instruction no matter the student’s experience level or genre.

Kim Kenny (Founder)

thePledge of CharacterIndy Urban Youth Music Academy

My name is my legacy. My character is the foundation of my integrity. I am dedicated to doing the right thing even when I think no one is watching. I am Unwavering. I am Consistent, Steadfast, Fixed and Unmovable! I am relentless in my pursuit of excellence. Though, I am young, I am still powerful. My opinion matters and my voice will be heard! I will use my influence to be a positive role model within my family, school and community. By serving others, I understand hat I am exercising my greatest gift, the ability to show compassion.


Beyond proud of our IUY young artists and academy creative team! What an honor it is to serve alongside of them! Thank you to our village of supporters, IUY families and community partners for helping us make this a reality!

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