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North West branch celebrates Menuhin Centenary year

Friday 21st October 2016

On Saturday 24th September the North West branch hosted a celebration concert to mark the centenary year of LMN’s founder Yehudi Menuhin’s birth. This special event at the Royal Northern College of Music showcased current musicians and alumni. It was a wonderful evening… [read more]


SEND Inspire: Live Music Now’s new training pathway for musicians working with young people with additional needs

Tuesday 18th October 2016

  During the summer, we were delighted to launch a major new training initiative designed to equip LMN musicians with the skills and experience to perform for and work with young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).  This was made… [read more]


Musical Mentoring at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool

Tuesday 18th October 2016

  “Music making has the potential to aid relaxation, relieve boredom, distract from pain and ease anxiety in children and young people who can become isolated due to illness and hospitalisation”. Ros Hawley, Musical Mentoring Programme Evaluator   Music Mentoring (March 2015 – March… [read more]


Festival fever with LMN Wales

Friday 14th October 2016

This autumn, the festival season continues for Live Music Now Wales as more musicians deliver outstanding performances across both North and South regions. North Wales International Music Festival After the success of Cardiff’s Hub Festival, LMN continued onto the North Wales International Music Festival (NWIMF)… [read more]


Live Music Now Wales Celebrates the Roald Dahl Centenary October Half-term

Friday 14th October 2016

This October half term, join the splendiferous Welsh branch of national music charity Live Music Now, for two hours of creative and musical fun for all ages, to celebrate the Roald Dahl Centenary! Inspired by Roald Dahl’s incredible influence on children, LMN Wales… [read more]


New video captures LMN Northern Ireland at work

Friday 7th October 2016

The Northern Irish branch of Live Music Now has produced its first short video, showing the impact of live music on older people in day centres. Filmed at Foyleville Day Centre, Derry-Londonderry, the video features two of Northern Ireland’s most promising young musicians – mezzo… [read more]


Live Music Now South West 2017 Auditions – 24 January in Bristol

Wednesday 28th September 2016

“Being part of LMN has opened up so many opportunities for me. Performing for, and with, people who wouldn't usually get the chance to enjoy live music is one of the most rewarding and inspiring experiences.” LMN South West musician, Sadie Fleming LMN South West are… [read more]


First tour for LMN Wales ensemble Bute Clarinet Quartet

Tuesday 20th September 2016

  Live Music Now Wales’ newest ensemble, Bute Clarinet Quartet, have proudly delivered their first residency tour this summer, and received great feedback from six care homes in Bridgend and Porthcawl.  Bute Clarinet Quartet formed in 2013 with Daisy Evans,… [read more]


Live Music Now Celebrates Founder Yehudi Menhuin with an eclectic evening of music in North Yorkshire

Wednesday 14th September 2016

  Yehudi Menuhin is remembered as the finest violinist of his generation, but what many don’t know is the extraordinary work he did to take music to people in desperate situations. He performed for soldiers returning from World War II, and survivors of the Belsen… [read more]


Auditions in Scotland : 9/10 November 2016 - APPLY NOW!

Tuesday 6th September 2016

It’s  audition time once again at Live Music Now Scotland. We’re looking for musicians, bands and ensembles to play paid gigs in unusual settings. Do you think you might fit the bill?   About us: Our aim is to bring great live music to people… [read more]

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