Bromley Youth Music Trust
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Jazz department

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Jazz department

BYMT believes passionately in offering training and performance opportunities in all genres of music and we are delighted to be in a position to include jazz.

Playing and studying jazz repertoire enables you to explore and develop essential musical skills including:

  • instant composition
  • improvisation
  • ear training
  • rhythmic skills
  • harmonic understanding and knowledge
  • arrangements and transcriptions
  • building a jazz vocabulary
  • performance opportunities

The work of the Jazz Department evolves around the exploration of our students’ limitless creativity, providing them with highly qualified professional tuition, as well as supervision of the work of BYMT jazz ensembles and bands.

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Lora Dimitrova

Head of Keyboard and Jazz


The BYMT Big Band is a new ensemble for 2017/2018 taking the place of the New Gen Big Band. This ensemble is for musicians of Grade 5 and above (parts are allocated according to standard), and is ... read more
BYMT JAZZ SCHOOL offers training to participants of any age and instrument (of grade 3 standard and above) in Jazz Composition and Improvisation through playing and studying jazz repertoire. BLUE ... read more
Piano for Adult Beginners (PAB 1 & 2) are very popular, friendly classes for adults who used to, or have always wanted to learn to play the piano. Music accompanies our busy lives.  When ... read more
Supported using public funding by Department for Education and Arts Council England
London Borough of Bromley

Bromley Youth Music Trust
Bromley Youth Music Centre
Southborough Lane

020 8467 1566

Registered Charity No. 1031590