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Music and Loneliness

Thursday 22nd January 2015

Live Music Now musicians deliver thousands of performances for older people each year, all around the UK. These people usually tell us that they feel uplifted and happier, and their carers often notice the effects lasting for many days afterwards, even in the cases of… [read more]

 

Happy Birthday Ian Stoutzker!

Wednesday 21st January 2015

‘My most profound thanks of all go to Ian Stoutzker, our staunch and generous Chairman. He has supported and led Live Music Now since its earliest days; he has given unstintingly in many ways, always guided by his deep faith in the ideals of the… [read more]

 

Live Music Now and Baring Foundation's 'Late Style' Artists Commission Series

Wednesday 21st January 2015

“I am delighted to be involved in this exciting new project, very much in line with my current way of working. Over the last 15-20 years I have found that my music has to reach out- whatever the style- in a dramatic or emotional… [read more]
 

Profile: Jessie Grimes

Wednesday 21st January 2015

Jessie Grimes is one of our most lively and experienced musicians. She joined LMN in 2011 as part of the Jacquin Trio, and has delivered projects and performances in a wide range of venues across the South East. She spoke with Karen Irwin (LMN’s… [read more]
 

Carol Main, Director of Live Music Now Scotland, receives an MBE in the New Year Honours List

Wednesday 7th January 2015

A bumper year for Live Music Now Scotland was topped off with the announcement that Carol Main, director of the charity, was awarded an MBE for services to music. Carol was appointed as Live Music Now Scotland's director thirty years ago, when the Scottish… [read more]

 

On A Good Day

Sunday 21st December 2014

Launched at the end of 2011, On A Good Day aimed to improve well-being for Londoners living with mental illness and mental health problems. LMN's South East branch recognised a real need to respond to the increasing number of requests that they were receiving… [read more]

 

Miloš joins Live Music Now

Sunday 21st December 2014

International classical guitarist Miloš Karadaglić has joined the team at Live Music Now, to help raise the profile of the work that we do. Julian Lloyd Webber joined us in October, and together we will be working to bring the joy of live music… [read more]

 

Classic FM supports LMN Musicians in Residence in special schools across the UK

Thursday 18th December 2014

Our daughter’s name is Rosie. Today was the happiest, most engaged, and fully aware with anticipation, that we have ever seen her! It showed us what she is capable of, in the right hands, and I can't thank Lee and Yvonne enough. They obviously worked so… [read more]

 

Profile: Paperhorse - Zeb and Sam Haynes

Tuesday 16th December 2014

Bristol-based LMN musicians Zeb and Sam Haynes are brothers who sing and play a range of acoustic instruments. They call their duo 'Paperhorse', and have just completed their first tour of special schools. They met up with LMN's Evan Dawson to describe some of their… [read more]

 

Baroness Eluned Morgan argues that our public services should recognise the transformative potential of music

Tuesday 16th December 2014

Two years ago I was asked to take over as Chair of Live Music Now in Wales and to become one of the UK Trustees. As a Welsh woman I've always loved singing - in the bath, at the rugby stadium and I have… [read more]

 
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