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Going Home: Live Music Now Scotland musicians return to their roots

Friday 15th March 2019

Last year, Live Music Now Scotland was fortunate to receive a grant from Tasgadh, the Traditional Arts Small Grants Fund, for ‘Going Home’, a project which invited musicians to return to their roots. The project allowed the artists to rediscover the communities,… [read more]

 

Songwriting sessions provide a creative outlet during stressful times

Friday 15th March 2019

Since the start of this year Live Music Now Scotland has been working with Families Need Fathers Scotland, using music as a way to help to reduce the anxiety and tensions caused by a situation as stressful as divorce and custody proceedings. Families Need… [read more]

 

National Lottery awards funding for Musical Memory Cafes in the South West

Tuesday 12th March 2019

Live Music Now duo The Bingcows with volunteer Helen and participant Rose at Totnes Caring Memory Café

  Music has often been shown to have a dramatic effect on people living with dementia, unlocking memories and reaching parts of the brain in… [read more]

 

LMN Scotland is HIRING!! Part-time Music Manager/Administrator Post

Friday 8th March 2019

Live Music Now Scotland is looking for a flexible music manager/administrator to support their delivery across Scotland. This freelance position carries responsibility for organising and administering discrete Live Music Now Scotland projects as well as one-off performances in a range of community… [read more]

 

Live Music Now musicians' residency at Welsh Children's Hospice Ty Hafan

Wednesday 20th February 2019

The Panto has finished to great applause, the snow starts falling, and a jolly bearded man in a red suit is saying hello to the children. Paper crowns decorate heads, inflatable Rudolphs and snowmen decorate tables strewn with cracker remains, and in the corner… [read more]

 

Fantastic opportunities for talented early career musicians across Wales

Saturday 12th January 2019

Exceptional young musicians in Wales are being given the opportunity to join a renowned training and development scheme which provides regular paid performance opportunities across the country and follow in the footsteps of celebrated Alumni such as Tim Rhys Evans… [read more]

 

Sir Bryn Terfel helps Live Music Now raise its voice in Wales

Wednesday 9th January 2019

Celebrated Welsh Bass Baritone Sir Bryn Terfel, one of the world’s most sought after opera stars, is well known for the strength of his voice, and his commitment to supporting music in Wales. Now, he has lent both to the charity founded over 40 years… [read more]

 

Live Music Now Wales asks can YOU help share the love of music this Valentine’s?

Wednesday 9th January 2019

  If music be the food of love, bid on and share the love with people in Wales this Valentine’s Day 2019! Live Music Now Wales delivers over 500 exceptional live music performances and workshops to vulnerable groups across the country every year! Working… [read more]

 

Live Music Now NW Welcomes Four New Groups

Monday 7th January 2019

Live Music Now is pleased to welcome four new ensembles to the branch in the North West. They will embark on a programme of specialist training and development to hone their facilitation skills for a range of groups, including children with additional needs and disabilities… [read more]

 

From the Archives: LMN's first audition panel - Wigmore Hall, 1977

Monday 17th December 2018

  Here's a photo of LMN's very first audition panel at Wigmore Hall in 1977. Panel members included Mr Felix Cobbson and Mr John Shirley-Quirk (left), Mr Gerald Moore (centre), Yehudi Menuhin and Dame Eva Turner (right). (Many thanks to LMN Wales… [read more]

 
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