Transforming Communities

Sir Ian Stoutzker CBE, 1929-2024

Live Music Now joins the arts, music and business worlds in mourning the passing of its Founder-President Sir Ian Stoutzker. It is with profound sadness that Live Music Now, the national charity delivering social impact through music, joins the arts, music and business worlds in mourning the passing of its Founder-President Sir Ian Stoutzker. Throughout […]

Help us to DOUBLE THE DIFFERENCE with Big Give! 19-26 March 2024

Live Music Now has been selected to take part in the Big Give – Arts for Impact 2024 campaign to raise vital funds to support arts and culture charities working to achieve social impact across the UK. This funding will support new concert series, enabling older people experiencing social isolation and loneliness to forge essential […]

Meet the team! Our London Landmarks Half Marathon 2024 runners

This year we have ten amazing runners who are training hard for the London Landmarks Half Marathon on the 7th April 2024. They’ll be joining 17,000 runners at the start on Pall Mall and racing past fabulous views of London’s most iconic landmarks including our Somerset House office, Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower […]

Recruiting Musicians in East Anglia

‘Live Music Now was a defining and life changing experience for me. Some of the happiest experiences I have ever had.’ Are you a musician who wants to make music even more meaningful? Do you have a passion for sharing your love of music with young and old, including children with additional needs and people […]

Forty talented musicians join Live Music Now South East!

A group of musicians holding instruments posing for a photo

Live Music Now are delighted to welcome 40 new musicians to the South East region, making up eleven ensembles and nine soloists. These are the first musicians to join the region since before the 2020 lockdowns and we are delighted to welcome so many talented performers. Amongst the cohort are a sax quartet, wind trio, […]

BBC Radio visits our musical residency at Ardnashee College in Derry

Mark Patterson of BBC Radio visited our Level 3 Inspire residency led by Live Music Now musician John Leighton at Ardnashee College, Derry / Londonderry in December 2023. Have a listen and read the transcript, below! Mark Patterson, BBC Sounds (00:01): Well, the quiet air is full of lovely twitter and birds. If you calm […]

Live Music Now North West – 2023 Review  

Congratulations to our outstanding team of 40 musicians in the North West! They’ve delivered over 700 inclusive music sessions this year in schools, residential care settings, hospitals and community venues across the region. Through tailored concerts, creative music projects and Musician in Residence programmes, they’ve contributed to participants’ health and wellbeing by helping to build […]