The Thomas Fredrick Willetts Foundation are thrilled to announce the first US Ambassador for the Charity, Jiayan Sun. Jiayan is a phenomenal pianist with a host of experience and awards to his name. We are thrilled to work alongside such a talented artist and look forward to expanding our work across the US this year.
The Thomas Frederick Willetts Foundation are thrilled to have been chosen as Gypsy Dynamite’s Charity of the Year. The ‘gypsy jazz’ band will be working alongside the charity both musically and by promoting us through their social media. It is exciting to be working with such a dynamic group of artists who share our love and passion for music and the arts!
As part of our Choir of Light project, the Thomas Fredrick Willetts Foundation has supported over 2,500 young people through choirs with the aim to unite young people through performing arts and help them support their surrounding communities. One such choir that has benefited from our support is Only Boys Aloud.
Over the years, the Thomas Fredrick Willetts Foundation has had a number of projects which have aimed to meet young people where they are and unite them through the performing arts. The Choir Of Light is one such project. Read more »
This November, Andrew Motion unveils his newest work, ‘A hymn to St.Cecilia’, a tribute to the late Benjamin Britten. The Thomas Frederick Willetts Foundation sat down with the retired Poet Laureate to find out what inspires him. Read more »
A new song by Oscar Foxley, The Lantern, is a key element in our campaign to spread the word about The Light project using online and social media. Read more »
An identity is emerging for The Light, our major project which aims to create a new arts venue for the town of Treharris. The new logo has been created by Simone Klein, a talented young artist with a close connection with the Foundation. Read more »
Marking the 100th Anniversary of Benjamin Britten, poet laureate Sir Andrew Motion and the composer Howard Skempton have joined forces to write a new work to feature in a special concert within the Great Hall of Gray’s Inn, London. Read more »
It was an amazing experience when young people from Choirs of Light from Wales and East London joined forces to sing with the international tenor Andrea Bocelli last November as part of UK tour. Read more »
Earl Spencer presented an Annual Lecture to the TF Willetts Foundation in 2011, with the theme of the importance of Arts and Music to the Community. Read more »