Founded in 1986 under the guidance of Lady Bliss
Registered charity number 297956

To promote wider understanding and appreciation of the music of Arthur Bliss

To promote the education and further education of students of composition and young composers

Activities by means of which these objectives are currently fulfilled
Encouraging the performance and broadcast of the works of Arthur Bliss through the provision of (modest) grants

Initiating and encouraging recordings of the music, particularly previously unrecorded music, and assisting with funding as appropriate

Encouraging music students within British conservatoires to perform the music and awarding prizes accordingly

Tracing and collecting the manuscripts, photographs, letters, other writings, documents and memorabilia relevant to Arthur Bliss for the archive, held for the most part at the Cambridge University Library

Providing assistance and guidance to those involved in research into the life and work of Arthur Bliss, whether for the purpose of personal study or with a view to publishing their work

Awarding the Arthur Bliss Prize for composition at Cambridge University

Contact Address: The Administrator, The Bliss Trust, P O Box 137, Shaftesbury, SP7 OWX

Trustees: Richard Andrewes, Andrew Burn, Lewis Foreman, Robert Milnes, Anna Pensaert, Elizabeth Pooley, Kate Romano, Helen Rowe, Caroline Secombe, Elizabeth Travis

Administrator: Elizabeth Pooley

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