The Amber Trust

Providing musical opportunities for blind and partially sighted children, and children with more complex needs, via its Music Awards and Music Services.

Teaching Resources

Amber Sound Touch

A major new online resource for teaching music to a blind child. This superb teaching aid comprises 13 engaging videos complemented with a comprehensive written guide, dealing with important topics such as learning to play by ear, guidelines for appropriate touch in teaching technique, notation, improvising, practice and performance.

Watch the Introduction Webinar with Professor Adam Ockelford

Fundraising Events

An Evening with the Derek Paravicini Quartet

Wednesday September 22, 2021

- 7:30 - 9:30pm

Holy Trinity Church, 146 Sloane Square, SW1 X9BZ


Songs and music from the 1920 s to 2020 including… Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Gershwin, Benny Goodman, Cole Porter, Frank Sinatra, Carol King, The Beatles, Elton John, Dave Brubeck,Queen, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars & more … !

The Amber Trust Annual Concert 2021

Sunday September 26, 2021

- 3:30pm

The Wathen Hall, St Paul's School, Barnes SW13 9JT


Hosted by Amber’s Patron, Derek Paravicini. With Lily Barrett, Lydia Beech, Ivan Rodrigues Deb, Lucy Illingworth, Takashi Kikuchi, Lilly Kurata, Ethan Loch, Harvey Marston, Poppy McGhee, Eleanor Stollery, Ashleigh Turley, Gracie Vernon. With special ensemble arrangements by Joanne Wicks and Abigail Dance of the Global Leaders Programme

Recent News

Caterlyst proud to back Amber Annual Concert broadcast

Caterlyst proud to back Amber Annual Concert broadcast

After the success of last year’s 25th anniversary concert, The Amber Trust is delighted to confirm Sunday’s Annual Concert will be broadcast live on the internet, in association with new sponsor Caterlyst.  The concert – to be held once again in The Wathen Hall at St Paul’s School, Barnes – was streamed exclusively online in…

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