Otakar Kraus Music Trust

“If we had known the difference music could make on her comprehension, concentration, speech, language and behaviour, we would have started the very day she was diagnosed. Thank you OKMT for this amazing opportunity!”

2021 is the 30th Anniversary of the founding of OKMT and the past year has been one of the most challenging any of us have faced. During that time OKMT adapted much of its work to be online and continued to serve every part of the local community supporting over 260 people with additional needs through online music sessions.

Our OK Music School lessons are now mainly online for children and young people with disabilities helping them flourish. Music Club is also now online with Skylarks Charity for small groups of young children with additional needs and their siblings. Our inclusive OK Youth Choir remains online for now, bringing a shared positive activity. Our online music therapy groups for elderly clients of Homelink Respite Centre and for clients of Richmond Borough Mind continue to provide a vital lifeline for the mental well-being of people particularly affected by the Covid-19 restrictions.

Please help us raise funds in our 30th Anniversary Appeal. Our work is needed more than ever to help people who are disabled,  isolated or whose mental well-being has been affected by Covid-19.  Every donation, large or small, will be used to help excluded people to communicate, gain confidence and share bonds with others. Thank you very much!

WHY NOT BECOME A FRIEND OF OKMT

Become a  ‘Friend of OKMT’  by making a regular donation, which helps us to plan ahead and make a real difference to the lives of some of the most vulnerable and isolated children and adults in our community. To join:

  1. Set up a Direct Debit of a suggested £10 per month or
  2. Make an annual donation of a suggested £100.
  • We will keep you up-to-date with how your money has been spent
  • You will receive invitations to OKMT concerts and special events
  • With your consent, we will list your name to thank you on our website.
  • You will receive a Friends of OKMT keyring!

Thank you!

BECOME A FRIEND OF OKMT

290+

clients

3000+

individual and group sessions provided

60

Children and Young people with disabilities learning to play an instrument

7

therapists