Thomas Harvey & Janet Fischer: Queer Identity & the Creative Process

Thomas Harvey standing at Piano

Chief Executive Janet Fischer and Live Music Now musician and award-winning singer/songwriter Thomas Harvey talk about queer identity and the creative process. Janet: Hi Tom. Lovely of you to come and chat to me today. Everyone who’s watching this, I’m Janet Fischer. I’m the Chief Executive of Live Music Now, a national organization connecting people […]

Live Music Now NI has lift off as part of ‘Our Place in Space’

Our Place in Space logo

Pupils in special schools across Northern Ireland are having ‘out of this world’ musical experiences with Live Music Now musicians as part of ‘Our Place in Space’, one of ten Unboxed projects across the UK. Centred around an epic scale model of the solar system designed by the artist Oliver Jeffers, and led by Nerve […]

Yoga for Musicians – Yehudi Menuhin & International Yoga Day

“The practice of yoga induces a primary sense of measure and proportion. Reduced to our own body, our first instrument, we learn to play it, drawing from it maximum resonance and harmony.” – Yehudi Menuhin In ‘9 Things you didn’t know about Yehudi Menuhin’, Clemency Burton-Hill writes how Yehudi Menuhin helped yoga guru BKS Iyengar […]

Care home professionals explore the power of music with residents

Care home professionals explore the power of music with residents

Live Music Now shares professional music techniques with care home Activities Coordinators in a project to deliver accessible training to front line care employees Activities Coordinators from 13 care homes run by The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) have taken part in professional CPD training in how to use music as part of […]

How ‘The Lullaby Project’ Supports Perinatal Mental Health and Parent-Child Wellbeing  

FREE ONLINE WEBINAR! Wednesday 15th June 1 pm – 2.30 pm Delivered by Live Music Now Wales  Live Music Now’s ‘The Lullaby Project‘ is a fantastic engagement model for health boards looking to address perinatal mental health issues and inequalities in maternity and women’s health services. The Lullaby Project pairs mothers with professional musicians to […]

It’s our Birthday! Celebrating 45 years of Social Impact through Music

“Music, amongst all the great arts, is the language which penetrates most deeply into the human spirit…so that it might comfort, heal and bring delight.” Sir Yehudi Menuhin, Live Music Now Founder This May, Live Music Now celebrates forty-five years of social impact through music. From 12-29 May, and centred around our birthday on 25 […]

We’re Hiring! Senior Project Manager posts with Live Music Now Wales

Live Music Now Wales is recruiting for two Senior Project Manager posts; one to lead on work in Adult Social Care and Healthcare settings and the other to lead on work with Children and Young People with a focus on disabled children and young people and those with additional learning needs. Both are permanent part-time […]

Hospice patients compose and record a song for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Previously published in Kent Online. Live Music Now musicians are working with hospice patients to professionally record a song to perform as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Northfleet-based ellenor received funding from Arts Council’s Let’s Create Jubilee Fund in conjunction with Kent Community Foundation to deliver the tune for Her Majesty. ellenor patients […]

Bin There, Drum That! with Live Music Now Wales

Bin There, Drum That! uses music to encourage young people to engage with their community and consider the impact their day-to-day lives have on nature. With help from our musicians, young learners at Coleg Gwent have been building instruments from recyclable waste and using them to make music, as well as writing songs about their […]

Summer jobs for 18-25 year olds with ‘Round Here Are you an emerging musician, event producer or digital creative who would like to make a career in the arts? Do you live in or near Barrow-in-Furness, Brierley Hill, Chatham Intra, Huddersfield, Tottenham or Weston-super-Mare? Are you 18-25 years old? Come work with Live Music Now on our upcoming ‘Round Here High Street music […]

Live Music Now launches new musicians’ training frameworks

For 45 years, Live Music Now has been at the forefront of delivering social impact through music. Bringing together musicians and those living and working in care settings, as well as children and young people with additional learning needs, Live Music Now supports communities traditionally facing social exclusion and disadvantage with the transformative power of […]