Helping Tomorrow's Professionals Today!



"Music is the universal language of mankind"

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-82)





To promote, encourage, maintain, develop and improve public education in, and appreciation of, the art and science of music in all its aspects within the county of Norfolk.

The trust also aims to help the development of highly-talented Norfolk-based young musicians to pursue careers as professionals by offering annual grants and occasional public-performing opportunities.

Successful applicants will already be highly skilled in one or more of the six disciplines (brass, keyboard, percussion, strings, voice and woodwind) and will be either undergoing a period of study at a music college or specialist school, or who have made plans to do so.

2017 News

The trust was closed down on 31 August after 40 years of service to the County of Norfolk and 267 public events.

However, its bank account is remaining open until Saturday 31 September 2017 for the receipt of donations, book sales and the payment of expenses.

The website is expected to remain open for further 2017 News until November 2017.

The financial assets of the trust are being transferred to the Norfolk Community Foundation, St James Mill, Whitefriars, NORWICH NR3 1TN, whose telephone number 01603-623958, Facsimile Number is 01603-230036 and Email is

The Foundation is a Registered Charity (Number 1110817) whose Company Registration Number is 05234236.

For young musicians who wish to apply, it is expected that grants will be made by the NCF (kindly assist by Mr Jonathan Wortley) in January 2018, they are invited to apply for an Application for a Grant form from the NCF (as above).

The Trustees’ Report and Accounts for 2017 is expected to be published on-line by the end of September 2017.

Copies of In the Beginning Was Sound (2017) by Maestro Daniel Barenboim remain on sale. Please contact 01603-279742 and an Order Form will be sent.

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