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Christopher Yates: 1938 - 2014

Wednesday 26th November 2014

Christopher Yates: 1938 - 2014

Live Music Now learned with great sadness that former LMN Governor, Christopher Yates, died on 22 November 2014. We've received an outpouring of comments and memories from former and current staff, alumni musicians and Board members, some of which… [read more]

 

Musician Spotlight: Foyle - Štšura Duo

Wednesday 19th November 2014

Live Music Now South East musicians, Michael Foyle (violin) and Maksim Štšura (piano) started their collaboration in 2012 and have since performed extensively in prestigious venues across the United Kingdom including Queen Elizabeth Hall, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, St James' Piccadilly, Regent Hall and at the Philharmonia/Royal… [read more]

 

Live Music Now celebrates 5 years of Songs and Scones across the UK

Monday 17th November 2014

"The music was so powerful it made me feel hopeful for the future."

With the growing number of older people across the UK there is an urgent need to tackle social isolation and ease challenges faced by the oldest members of our society.

Live Music… [read more]

 

Neuro-Rehab project wins NHS award

Friday 7th November 2014

Congratulations to the LMN musicians, nurses, doctors and patients who participated in the innovation study designed and led by East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust and University of Kent's School of Psychology. Patients recovering from brain injuries were prescribed 'doses' of live music. The… [read more]

 

Kerry Kalokoh joins the LMN team as new Director for North West region

Tuesday 4th November 2014

Live Music Now is pleased to announce the appointment of Kerry Kalokoh as the new Director of the North West branch.

A passionate believer in the power of music to transform the lives of individuals and communities, Kerry's role at Live Music Now will… [read more]

 

Live Music Now Scotland invites LMN Scotland musicians to apply for a travel bursary (Deadline 3 November)

Friday 31st October 2014

Live Music Now Scotland is delighted to have teamed up with the Saltire Society, to offer a generous £1500 travel grant to a musician. The International Travel Bursary scheme, which is run in association with the British Council Scotland, is aimed at emerging artists… [read more]

 

All Together Now! Live Music Now's free interactive music event for families with children with special needs and their siblings comes to London

Thursday 23rd October 2014

Live Music Now presents All Together Now! at the Horniman Museum and Gardens Pavilion, Tuesday the 28th October from 10.30am - 1pm.

Join us for a FREE interactive and fun morning of music making for families with children with special needs and their siblings.… [read more]

 

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]

 
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