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Harpathon helps bring music to life for isolated groups in Wales

Tuesday 20th June 2017

    A group of 11 talented harpists have helped raise over £750 for the work of a Welsh music charity through an incredible ten hour Harpathon in the capital. Led by Anne Denholm, Official Harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales, and… [read more]

 

Six new ensembles join LMN Wales in 2017

Tuesday 20th June 2017

   

More communities in Wales will experience the transformative power of live music thanks to the new cohort of young professional musicians who have successfully secured a place on the coveted Live Music Now scheme. The charity trains exceptional early career… [read more]

 

The Pureland Foundation and Live Music Now

Sunday 4th June 2017

We are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership between Live Music Now and the Pureland Foundation. ‘Pure Land’ in Buddhism refers to the realm of higher consciousness, peace and harmony.  Although not based in any religion, the Foundation seeks to raise awareness, inspire… [read more]

 

LMN response to Manchester Arena attack

Wednesday 24th May 2017

The tragic events at the Manchester Arena on 22 May shocked us all. Live Music Now stands with the people of Manchester. We will continue to provide regular interactive music concerts at community venues, schools, care homes and hospitals around this great city.  … [read more]

 

Emerging composer explores memory and nostalgia after being awarded the 2016/17 Kimie Composition Prize

Thursday 18th May 2017

A young composer has been awarded £1000 from Live Music Now Scotland to write music that will be performed in care homes for the elderly. The funding support was given as part of the charity’s ongoing desire to commission brand new classical music, and… [read more]

 

LMN Wales celebrates Live Music Now's 40th Anniversary with a 10 hour Harpathon!

Tuesday 16th May 2017

Royal Harpist Anne Denholm. Photo Credit: Tom Porteous Music lovers in the Capital are in for a real treat on Saturday 20th May, when the Welsh national instrument is celebrated with 10 hours of free music by some of the best harpists… [read more]

 

The Libor Concerts

Monday 15th May 2017

We are delighted to announce this ambitious new UK-wide project, funded by the Chancellor using LIBOR funds. Live Music Now will provide 700 interactive concerts for veterans of the armed forces and their dependents, all around the UK.   During World War II, violinist… [read more]

 

Thousands of local school children to put their Jazz hands on with Live Music Now

Tuesday 18th April 2017

  Leading music charity Live Music Now is undertaking a mammoth outreach programme to over 4,000 local schoolchildren as part of the build up to this year's City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival. Delivering half hour interactive sessions of jazz music,… [read more]

 

Calling talented young musicians in Northern Ireland

Tuesday 18th April 2017

  Live Music Now, the leading musicians’ development charity, is looking for talented young musicians to audition for a place on its prestigious scheme, which counts leading musicians David Lyttle, Gerard McChrystal and Lorna Henry among its alumni. Musicians of all genres, including jazz,… [read more]

 

Menuhin’s Violin – National Lottery grant awarded to Live Music Now

Thursday 30th March 2017

  “Menuhin’s Violin” is a groundbreaking new project from Live Music Now for schools in Devon.  It is being made possible by National Lottery players through a £15,700 grant from the  Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Led by musicians from Live Music Now, composer Richard… [read more]

 
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