Guitari Lounge is back!

The Under 18s Open Mic Night is back in full swing this term. Are you a budding singer-songwriter? Need to hone your performance skills? Just come along and play! We’ll kick off this Friday 16th Sep at 7pm at the Wycombe Arts Centre, Desborough Road. See you there! £2 Entry on the door

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Bucks Youth Jazz Collective at The Stables!

Bucks Youth Jazz Collective brings together the most exciting young improvisors in Buckinghamshire. As well as playing together and rehearsing, they study harmony, rhythm, and band-leading skills. In this, their debut performance, they will be playing some jazz standards, tunes by contemporary masters, and original compositions. A performance not to be missed! For tickets email…

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County Groups at St. John’s Smith Square

Join us for a celebration of Buckinghamshire’s finest young musicians at John Smith Square on 23 April. County Youth Orchestra, Youth Wind Ensemble and County Youth Choir will share their work this year. The repertoire displays wonderful range, depth and virtuosity, under the leadership of our three musical directors, Tom Horn, Ed Pitt Mansfield and…

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Echoes 9 – a triumph!

What a fantastic day at the Albert Hall last week! It felt great to be back and Echoes 9 was an incredible experience, featuring over 1200 primary school singers from 40 schools across Buckinghamshire. We are so very proud of our young musicians, the incredible stage team and the BMT staff orchestra. Well done everybody,…

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ECHOES 9 – a week to go!

We are hugely excited to finally be putting on ECHOES 9 at the Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday 29th March. 1200 primary singers from over 40 school choirs across Buckinghamshire, supported by the BMT orchestra will perform a range of beautiful, inspiring and challenging songs across two halves of music and with a newly commissioned…

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Young Creative Bucks – Launch Review

Monday 8th November 2021 saw the launch of Young Creative Bucks – a Cultural Creative Partnership for Buckinghamshire which aims to establish a cultural entitlement for all children and young people in Buckinghamshire that is realised across the landscape, overcoming economic, social and geographic barriers to opportunity. This will be based on a co-created Cultural Manifesto that…

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BMT Mourns the Loss of Nick Care

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of Nick Care. Nick led the Aylesbury Music Centre Dance Band for many years as part of a wide profile of education and music in the area that had a huge impact on so many young musicians in Buckinghamshire. One only has…

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All-New County Group Season – Apply Now!

We are delighted to announce the new season for BCYO, BYWE, VBCYC & VBCTC! All three of the senior groups exist to provide access to high level repertoire working with the best young musicians in the county. We recognize that at this level, many young people are pursuing music seriously and so the schedules for…

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BMT Summer Festival 2020 – Huge Success!

The Buckinghamshire Music Trust Summer Festival is always a highlight of the performance calendar, giving our vast array of ensembles the chance to perform to an audience.  2019’s event at Chiltern Open Air Museum was a huge success and we were looking forward to returning this year, however in light of the coronavirus pandemic we had…

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Shop on Amazon? Help Your Local Music Trust!

Thank you all for your support of BMT and our outstanding teachers during the challenging times we are all facing.  We hope that you and your family are managing to keep well too. As you know, BMT is a not-for-profit organisation and as we are all forced to do more shopping online at the moment, we…

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