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LIBOR concerts reach veterans of all ages in Scotland

Friday 8th December 2017

      Earlier this year, Live Music Now announced an ambitious new UK-wide project, providing 700 interactive concerts for veterans of the armed forces and their dependants, all around the UK. The concerts have been made possible through the UK chancellor using LIBOR… [read more]


New musical partnership brings world class music to Plymouth's residents

Monday 4th December 2017

  Live Music Now (LMN) is joining forces with the award-winning charity Plymouth Music Zone (PMZ) to make a world of difference to older people’s lives by taking new kinds of music to older people in residential homes across Plymouth. PMZ has invited five… [read more]


Live Music Now North West welcomes two new groups

Tuesday 28th November 2017

Live Music Now is pleased to welcome two 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 special educational needs and… [read more]


Nine new musicians join LMN in Northern Ireland

Friday 10th November 2017

Nine of Northern Ireland’s most talented young musicians have joined the ranks of music charity Live Music Now, to bring the joy and wellbeing of participatory music into schools, care homes, day centres and other community settings. They will embark on a programme of specialist… [read more]


Live Music Now South West Auditions – Application Deadline 15 December

Wednesday 18th October 2017

"Through LMN I have learned more about myself as a person and as a musician. My skills as both a workshop leader and a musician have developed to a very high degree. Before LMN I didn't know how music could really affect people… [read more]


LMN Wales celebrates 50 years of combined voluntary service

Tuesday 10th October 2017

  Live Music Now is indebted to the support of volunteers who give up their time and expertise to guide regions through our Advisory Committees. This year in Wales we bid farewell to not one, but two long standing voluntary… [read more]


A glimpse into Menuhin’s Violin

Monday 25th September 2017

  Live Music Now South West celebrated the life and music of Yehudi Menuhin with a unique project imagining the musical memories which his violin might hold. Artist Heidi Hinder and composer Richard Barnard worked with children in schools across Devon, and… [read more]


"A Choir in Every Care Home" - a new music resource for care homes and musicians

Wednesday 20th September 2017

“Creativity and innovation are key ingredients in outstanding care homes, and regular singing and live music activities can help care homes positively address all five key questions our inspectors ask of care homes.”

- Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Inspector of the Care Quality… [read more]


"I've Got Soul" - our first charity single!

Thursday 14th September 2017

LMN Wales singer/songwriter John Nicholas (performing as John Llewellyn) led music-making workshops with elderly residents in several care homes across Pembrokeshire as part of the Gwanwyn Festival in July 2017, funded by Age Cymru.    The sessions were so successful that LMN funded another week with residents… [read more]


The Stoller Charitable Trust Programme, September 2016 – August 2017

Monday 11th September 2017

LMN North West musician, Elinor Nicholson, at the LMN UK musicians practice forum, London, Jan 17  - Photo credit: Ivan Gonzalez The Stoller Charitable Trust has generously supported Live Music Now providing significant investment in LMN North West’s activities, enabling us to develop new partnerships,… [read more]

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