Bromley Youth Music Trust
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Jazz department

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Jazz department

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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 for musicians of Grade 5 and above (parts are allocated according to standard), and is ideal training for Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, rhythm and bass players who are ... read more
BYMT JAZZ SCHOOL offers training to any junior and secondary school children in Bromley on any instrument (of grade 3 standard and above) in jazz improvisation through playing and studying classic ... 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
Wednesdays during term-time Beginner (grade 1 - 2) 4:30pm - 5:10pm Intermediate (grade 3 - 4) 5:10pm - 5:50pm Grade 5 - 5:50pm - 6:30pm   Why should I study this? Theory is the backbone ... 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