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LMN and WOMEX 2013

Monday 21st October 2013

To mark the world music expo WOMEX coming to Wales, Live Music Now is collaborating with Community Music Wales to provide a series of community engagement concerts. This year's WOMEX takes place in Cardiff from 23rd - 27th October (www.womex.com). The project, which… [read more]

 

Live Music Now announces new Executive Director

Monday 14th October 2013

Live Music Now is pleased to announce the appointment of Evan Dawson as Executive Director. Founder-Chairman Ian Stoutzker said, 'On behalf of the Board and the staff, I'm delighted to welcome Evan Dawson as Live Music Now's new Executive Director. His experience, knowledge and enthusiasm… [read more]

 

Working with older people in residential homes: LMN musicians inspire creativity, social interaction and a sense of self-identity

Tuesday 1st October 2013

"I have always been aware that music brightens people's lives and can reach them in their darkest hours. At one LMN event an older woman told me that the concert was the most enjoyable time she had experienced in fifteen years at her care… [read more]

 

Musicians from LMN Vienna visit LMN Scotland

Thursday 19th September 2013

Live Music Now Scotland was delighted to welcome back to Edinburgh the saxophone, accordion and bassoon ensemble, Les Buckel Combo, from Live Music Now Vienna. As well as giving a free of charge public performance in the Grand Gallery of the National Museum of Scotland,… [read more]

 

Live Music Now is recruiting!

Monday 16th September 2013

Live Music Now are recruiting new musicians from the jazz, world and folk traditions. We offer training and paid performances to musicians at the start of their professional career, working with diverse audiences who do not normally have access to high quality live music. We're… [read more]

 

LMN Scotland takes part in Luminate: Scotland's creative ageing festival

Thursday 5th September 2013

Live Music Now Scotland is thrilled to be taking part in Luminate: Scotlands' creative ageing festival. In the brand new Composing with Care initiative designed especially for Luminate 2013, Live Music Now musicians have been working with older people in day and residential care on… [read more]

 

Live Music Now Scotland announces HRH The Duke of Rothesay as Patron

Wednesday 4th September 2013

Live Music Now Scotland is delighted to announce that HRH The Duke of Rothesay has accepted an invitation to become its Patron. Live Music Now Scotland Chairman, Elizabeth Fairbairn, said, "We are thrilled that The Prince of Wales who has been Patron of Live Music… [read more]

 

LMN BBC Lifeline Appeal to air on Sunday

Wednesday 24th July 2013

LMN is delighted to be featured in a BBC Lifeline appeal, which will air on BBC 1 on Sunday 28th July at 4.20pm. The film, which highlights LMN's work with older people, is presented by the actor and writer Simon Callow. The film features Daire… [read more]

 

Musicians' Spotlight: Steppin' Out

Friday 12th July 2013

Welcome to the first LMN Musicians' Spotlight! We spoke to Tom Hawthorn of North East jazz quintet Steppin' Out, some of our newest recruits.

LMN: Hello! Please introduce us to the band and the music you play. TH: Steppin' Out… [read more]

 

LMN musicians to perform at the Edinburgh International Festival

Wednesday 12th June 2013

LMN ensembles from across Europe will be performing a series of cafe concerts at this year's Edinburgh International Festival in celebration of Yehudi Menuhin and his close ties to the festival. In August 2013, ensembles from the UK will perform a concert series alongside musicians… [read more]

 
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