Making Connections Workshops

We were delighted to run 4 ‘Making Connections’ music therapy workshops for children from 21&Co during January and February, thanks to the fundraising concert Choirs for Chloe & Co, organised by the The Arts Society in October at all Saints Church, Kingston. During the workshops we used a range of approaches from improvisation and exploration […] Read news item

Posted/updated 22 Feb 2019

Hope n Mic Night

Thank-you to everyone at Hope n Mic for a fabulous evening on Friday 25th January at Kobi Nazrul Centre, E1 6QR, especially Dr Sidrah Muntaha singing traditional songs from the Indian Subcontinent and to our talented OK Music School students for travelling into London and performing so beautifully. The event raised £280 which we are […] Read news item

Posted/updated 26 Jan 2019

OK Youth Choirs on BBC Breakfast

A wonderful occasion for OKMT on BBC Breakfast! Children and young people from our OK Youth Choirs for all abilities and OK Music School performed on the BBC Breakfast special programme on SEND/LD issues in 19th December 2018. They had a great time singing Little Drummer Boy and were proud to show off what they […] Read news item

Posted/updated 7 Jan 2019

OKMT CHRISTMAS CONCERT 2018

Wonderful okmt christmas concert Our Christmas Concert featuring pupils from OK Music School and OK Youth Choirs took place on Sunday December 2nd at The Hammond Theatre, Hampton. It was a huge success featuring over 50 performers from OKMT plus family members, therapists, staff and volunteers. The packed audience was treated to piano playing, wonderful […] Read news item

Posted/updated 12 Nov 2018

Trustees Wanted

An Opportunity to Get Involved in Your Local Community For over 27 years the Otakar Kraus Music Trust, based in Twickenham, has provided music therapy for thousands of children, young people and adults who have physical, neurological, learning, emotional or behavioural difficulties in order to improve the quality of their lives.  Our work is in […] Read news item

Posted/updated 5 Nov 2018

OKMT MUSIC MARATHON

Our first ever Music Marathon which took place on 30th September 2018 at St Margaret’s Church Hall, St Margaret’s, was a brilliant success. It exceeded all our expectations with more than a hundred people taking part and over £7,600 raised! We had musicians of all ages (from 5 to over 90), abilities and genres  performing […] Read news item

Posted/updated 10 Oct 2018

Concert in aid of OKMT

The concert by the Zurich Youth Symphony Orchestra on Friday 19th October at St James Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly W1J 9LL, organised by ACFEA Tour Consultants raised over £1,000 in a collection at the end for OKMT! We were amazed at everyone’s generosity and give a huge thank you to the Zurich Youth Symphony Orchestra and […] Read news item

Posted/updated 3 Oct 2018

A Fabulous OK Music School Summer Concert

On Saturday 30th June parents, carers, siblings and OKMT supporters enjoyed an afternoon of fabulous music making. Our newer, younger and more nervous OK Music School students gave brilliant performances at the United Reformed Church on Twickenham Green. We also heard our OK Youth Choirs perform together and our Grade One singers gave a lovely […] Read news item

Posted/updated 12 Apr 2018

WELL DONE TO KATE – our London Marathon Runner

the fabulous Kate heywood completed the virgin london marathon running for okmt – and you can still support her!  So it may have been the hottest marathon on record and she may have been a novice runner BUT… she did it!!!! The remarkable Kate Heywood completed her first marathon in just over 6 hours! We […] Read news item

Posted/updated 30 Mar 2018

Well done to our Chairman in the Rotary Swimathon!

our chairman Ron Miao swims 160 lengths at the rotary swimathon Many thanks to our chairman Ron for swimming non-stop at the Twickenham Rotary Swimathon on 24th March to raise funds for OKMT. Ron swam 160 lengths of the pool, which is an extraordinary 2.5 miles ! He has nearly reached his target of £1000. […] Read news item

Posted/updated 29 Mar 2018