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

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Recent News

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Chapman Shum is named Young Person of the Year

Heartfelt congratulations to Amber Music Award recipient Chapman Shum on being named Young Person of the Year in the 2023 Sense Awards! Chapman, 13, is a phenomenal musician, and we are incredibly proud of his fantastic achievement. Chapman’s acceptance speech…


Application Deadline: 30th November 2023

The next application deadline for our Amber Music Services is the 30th of November. Our Music Services are open to all blind and partially sighted children and young people in the UK up to the age of 18, who may…


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