Live Music Now case studies

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On a Good Day: Raja's Story

Sunday 21st December 2014

"When I was working with Kokila I felt better as I was playing with a professional musician after such a long time. She gives much confidence by her words and the way that she teaches. She has also encouraged me to start communicating with other musicians via a chamber music ensemble course in City Lit. Thanks the Forum and… [read more]

 

Live Music Now - Supporting Arts Award in Special Schools

Tuesday 17th June 2014

An increasing number of children and young people with SEND are doing Arts Award (www.artsaward.org.uk) across the UK. Arts Award is a flexible, personalized learning framework accessible to children and young people with a range of needs and abilities. It supports them to develop as artists and arts leaders and gain a qualification in something they enjoy doing. LMN… [read more]

 

Stroke Project

Tuesday 12th March 2013

According to the Stroke Association every year an estimated 150,000 people in the UK have a stroke of which a third are likely to be left disabled and need rehabilitation. Recognising that music can only be a part of the rehabilitation process after reading research in this area, we found music was beginning to be recognised as having significant results,… [read more]

 

Songs and Scones

Tuesday 12th March 2013

A partnership developed between LMN Wales and Rhondda Cynon Taf Cultural Services resulted in a monthly series of participatory concerts entitled 'Songs and Scones' at the Coliseum in Aberdare which have consistently filled the theatre's cafe bar and has inspired enthusiastic responses from older residents of the Cynon Valley, many of whom are bussed in from nearby care homes. During… [read more]

 

Harmonise, 2012

Tuesday 12th March 2013

Early in 2012 LMN musicians, 'Interlude,' delivered 10 weekly interactive, creative music sessions for a group of older people, most with dementia, at a care home in North London. The aim was to improve the wellbeing of residents through engagement with music. Relatives were included in sessions wherever possible and staff encouraged to know the residents better as… [read more]