What is
Aardvark Music?

Aardvark Music has closed operations. Thank you to everyone who helped Aardvark Music create music, community and opportunity for the last 15 years. We are proud to have had an incredible and lasting impact on more than 400 Australian young people and their families. Head over to Spotify to listen to the music created by our Aarvdarkians who are all there doing wonderful things in the world! 


Aardvark Music is a not for profit organisation that provides song-writing workshops and music opportunities for vulnerable young people aged between 14 and 24. We are a fun, proud and supportive community. Aardvark Music is driven by passion, inclusion, youth participation and providing opportunities for future pathways.


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The Aardvark

Weekly song writing sessions, studio time and an album launch


Meet artists, rehearse for gigs and hang with your crew

Performances &

Get out there and gig

Community &
Schools Program

Fostering team-building, innovation and social connectedness

Meet the Team

Watch team members Asami,  Yeo, and Morgan, as they reunite after months of working virtually, to chat and reflect on the resilience and achievements of everyone involved in Aardvark Music in 2020 & 2021


“Time and time again I get asked What was your childhood like? I guess that I was an outcast until I got behind that mic. When I got out there, I found I had a family I could talk to.They knew what it felt to hit the ground, and they helped to pull me through”

Kayden, Aardvark Sessions 2019

Once you have completed the Aardvark Sessions and recorded your album, you officially become part of the Aardvark Alumni, where you take part in workshops and gigs and meet with your extended crew regularly.

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If you loved the Aardvark Sessions so much that you want more, you can always train as a youth mentor. Read on to find out how becoming a youth mentor opens up a whole host of new experiences.

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Have you ever wanted to be part of something truly meaningful that is also incredibly fun? At Aardvark Music we have some brilliant volunteers who give their time and talent to help us thrive.

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Have a listen to some of the incredible music that has been created during the Aardvark Sessions program. Over the years Aardvarkians have created everything from hip hop to heavy metal, whatever your music taste you are sure to find something special.

“Aardvark Music has re-inspired my journey into music, lifting the struggles and inner demons of my mental health.”

Aardvark Music Participant 2020

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Aardvark Music is thrilled to call Gotye, Stonefield and Monique Brumby our ambassadors.. Read more about what Aardvark means to them…

Many other performing artists also make an invaluable contribution to Aardvark Music by running workshops and master classes in their areas of expertise.. From Ecca Vandal to Ben Abraham, Find out who has been involved here…


We would like to thank our wonderful supporters for allowing us to deliver our work with confidence knowing our community is held into the future. Read more about what a partnership with Aardvark Music means…


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