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Live Music Now Wales welcomes Claire Cressey as its new Director

Monday 20th October 2014

Live Music Now Wales welcomes Claire Cressey as its new Director.

We are delighted to announce this new appointment, as LMN seeks to build on its work providing music sessions in care homes, special needs schools, festivals, and more, all around Wales.

Claire Cressey… [read more]

 

Singers visit Mull as part of Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing festival

Monday 13th October 2014

Claire Hastings and Robyn Stapleton

 

Traditional singer Robyn Stapleton used to work as a carer for people with dementia. Now, the winner of 2014's BBC Radio Scotland's Young Traditional Musician of the Year award is using her experience to show how beneficial music… [read more]

 

Unlocking potential – LMN musicians in special schools

Wednesday 8th October 2014

Live Music Now has a long history of taking inspiring performances and workshops into special schools across the UK, often providing children with their only opportunity to hear live music performed by professional musicians.

Thanks to the generous support of the National Foundation for Youth… [read more]

 

What's Cooking Baby? An audience with Glen Mason

Wednesday 8th October 2014

Last autumn, LMN musicians Dan Walsh (banjo) and Nic Zuppardi (mandolin) of the Absentees delivered eight sessions in the Southborough Nursing Home in Surbiton where retired musician Glen Mason lived. The Scottish singer had a string of hits in the 50's and 60's and featured… [read more]

 

Gillian Green: 25 mlynedd anhygoel yng Nghymru | 25 incredible years in Wales

Thursday 2nd October 2014

After two and a half decades of dedicated service to Live Music Now, Gillian Green has retired from her role as Director of Live Music Now Wales.

Gillian led LMN's Welsh operation with flair and dedication for nearly 25 years. She was the very… [read more]

 

Julian Lloyd Webber joins Live Music Now

Monday 22nd September 2014

Following the premature end of his extraordinary career as a concert cellist, Julian Lloyd Webber has decided on his next big move - to join Live Music Now, the charity created by Yehudi Menuhin and Ian Stoutzker.

"We are delighted that Julian has chosen… [read more]

 

Live Music Now signs historic agreement with national leaders in Arts and Health

Wednesday 17th September 2014

Earlier this month, Live Music Now signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health, together with the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), British Lung Foundation (BLF) and the Mental Health Foundation.

The Sidney De Haan Centre… [read more]

 

Celebrations to mark Live Music Now Scotland’s 30th Anniversary

Monday 18th August 2014

It's coming up for thirty years to the day since Live Music Now launched their Scottish branch. It was August 24th, 1984, the Edinburgh Fringe was in full swing, and a small crowd gathered for lunch in Edinburgh's St Andrews Square to… [read more]

 

LMN appoints new North East Branch Director, Helen Mahoney

Friday 15th August 2014

Live Music Now is pleased to announce the appointment of Helen Mahoney as Branch Director for the North East, a region that includes the North East, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the East Midlands.

For the past three years Helen has run her own arts management… [read more]

 

Tones and Shades - LMN North East partners with Nottingham's City Arts in combined arts deliver for older people in care

Tuesday 12th August 2014

Live Music Now and Nottingham's City Arts have formed a partnership to deliver a 20 week combined music and arts residency programme in a care home for older people in Nottinghamshire.The programme is funded by Nottinghamshire County Council.

The sessions began last week in… [read more]

 
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