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Berkshire Maestros is a registered charity first established in 1982 to support music education for children across Berkshire. We raise funds to further our cause of supporting ALL children to access music education regardless of their background, to unlock their potential and create a fairer society.


Ways to Support us

Gift Aid

We can claim back tax from the Government on your behalf. We receive 25p for every £1 donated or spent on ensemble fees. Contact us to sign up.

Easy Fundraising

Turn your everyday online shopping into free donations. Simply start your online shopping at, and retailers will make a donation to say “thank you”.

Amazon Smile

Shop online at, and Amazon will donate a percentage of your purchases to charity. The donation is made at no extra cost to you.

Text to donate

You can support a child in need by texting your donation – just £10 pays for a lesson Text 10MAESTROS to 70085.

Legacy of music

Your kindness will transform a child’s life. Leaving a gift in your will help to support more children to access music education.


Donating via PayPal is simple, quick and secure, and we are grateful for every penny. Our PayPal address is


Our supporters include


Nurturing and inspiring your child’s love of music from 0 to 18 years

Coronavirus Support Fund

Supporting students and families who have been decimated by Covid-19. In 2020 we launched an appeal to support families in financial difficulties due to the pandemic. This fund offers financial support to continue music lessons so that we can ensure continuity and improved well-being for children. You can donate via text or PayPal as above.

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Sponsor a child

We are always fundraising to allow more children to access our lessons and ensembles. If you are able to support a child financially (either as a short term measure or indefinitely) we would love to hear from you.

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