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"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]

 

Live Music Now South East Auditions – Application Deadline 15 September

Saturday 29th July 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… [read more]

 

Live Music Now at Royal United Hospitals, Bath

Wednesday 26th July 2017

Supported by the Astor Foundation and by Art at the Heart of the RUH with funds from the Joyce Fletcher Charitable Trust   Musicians from Live Music Now have been visiting the Royal United Hospitals Bath for one-off performances and workshops for several years, as part of the Hospital’s ‘Soundbite’… [read more]

 

Parliamentary Launch of ‘Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing Report’ featuring Live Music Now

Tuesday 25th July 2017

Live Music Now supported the launch of Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Arts Health and Wellbeing on 19 July. It took place at the Houses of Parliament, with cross-party support including Lord Howarth of Newport,… [read more]

 

Music for Torbay Schools 2017 Autumn Term Programme

Tuesday 18th July 2017

Following two successful projects with Vocal Global and Paper Horse, Music for Torbay Schools continues with The Bingcows in the autumn term and Anne Denholm & Rosanna Ter-Berg in spring 2018. Concerts or workshops are now available to book – don’t miss the opportunity… [read more]

 

Menuhin’s Violin – Exhibition Opens at Dartington Hall

Wednesday 5th July 2017

A remarkable new installation by artist Heidi Hinder and composer Richard Barnard invites you to imagine yourself inside the legendary Yehudi Menuhin’s violin.  It resonates with memories of Menuhin evoked in Live Music Now workshops with schools from across the South West, through… [read more]

 

LMN Musicians Perform at Summer Festivals across the UK

Wednesday 5th July 2017

From St Magnus to Swansea, LMN musicians are performing in summer music festivals across the UK in a combination of public performances and free interactive concerts in community settings.   In England, LMN musicians kicked off the festival season in June, and continue through… [read more]

 

Limavady residents take centre stage

Thursday 22nd June 2017

  Local residents will take centre stage at 11am on Friday 30 June at the Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre at a special concert featuring local songs and stories. The event marks the finale of a six month project delivered by Live… [read more]

 

The Sky Begins to Change - new collaborative LMN commission premieres at festivals this summer

Wednesday 21st June 2017

 

The Sky Begins To Change is a brand new 20-minute piece composed by Kerry Andrew on the theme of “how we talk”. The Arts Council England-funded commission draws on material gathered during musical outreach sessions led by Live Music Now musicians with… [read more]

 
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