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LMN Scotland Celebrates Robert Burns with a foot-stomping concert

Monday 30th January 2017

Live Music Now Scotland musicians enjoyed a fantastic day at the National Museum of Scotland, as part of the celebrations for Burns Unbound. Crowds got to enjoy foot-stomping live music from Aonach Mòr, Jeana Leslie, Adam Brown and Barluath. The concert was compèred by BBC… [read more]

 

LMN Scotland receives nomination for best community/education project

Monday 30th January 2017

  Live Music Now Scotland is delighted to have been nominated for an award for a special musical commission by the composer John McLeod CBE. ‘Songs from Above and Below’ was shortlisted in the category of Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Award for… [read more]

 

Composing with Care - with Paisley 2021

Friday 11th November 2016

Live Music Now Scotland was delighted to receive funding from Paisley 2021, a campaign building support for Paisley's bid for City of Culture 2021. We gathered together some of our musicians who hail from Paisley in Renfrewshire, West Scotland - flautist… [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]

 

Dementia-friendly LMN events at Edinburgh arts galleries

Thursday 4th August 2016

Live Music Now Scotland teamed up with the National Galleries of Scotland and the Festival and King’s Theatre Edinburgh to create a brand new type of dementia friendly music activity. “All three organisations have been organising events for audiences living with dementia for some… [read more]

 

Live Music Now Scotland launches Free Fringe Music programme

Tuesday 26th July 2016

Live Music Now Scotland is delighted to launch another programme of afternoon concerts, to run during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world.   In an ongoing partnership with the National Museum of Scotland, the music outreach charity will be… [read more]

 

LMN Scotland Director Carol Main attends the European Forum on Music

Tuesday 12th July 2016

Live Music Now is proud to be a member of the European Music Council and part of the network of key music organisations it supports across Europe. The theme of this year’s annual European Forum on Music was ‘Musical Homelands: New Territories’, held in… [read more]

 

Classical guitarist mentors young international musicians

Wednesday 22nd June 2016

Four young musicians on the Live Music Now Scotland roster will be taken under the wing of a classical guitarist this week. It was almost twenty years ago when Morgan Syzmanski first joined the Live Music Now programme, aged 17. Now in his… [read more]

 

Rising stars go north to perform concerts at Orkney music festival

Thursday 16th June 2016

It's no mean feat organising a music festival in Orkney. Every year pianos, double basses, orchestral drums, musicians and audiences make their way up north, by plane and boat, to reach Orkney, a group of 70 islands off the north coast of Scotland. The… [read more]

 

A homecoming gig for Rua, as part of our Menuhin Centenary Celebrations

Wednesday 11th May 2016

Photo: Ian D MacRae, Nairnshire Telegraph Scottish traditional fiddler Rua Macmillan and pianist Suzanne Houston (pictured above) helped us celebrate the centenary of Yehudi Menuhin’s birthday last month by playing a series of concerts in care homes around Nairn. Rua is originally… [read more]

 
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