Friday 22nd January 2021
Live Music Now Facebook Live concerts for Schools & Families at home
Every Thursday at 2pm
Live Music Now provides music sessions for thousands of school children every year. Join us on our Facebook page every Thursday at 2pm for online concerts performed live for early years and key stage 1 aged children.
Each week a different Live Music Now musician will perform a varied programme with opportunities for joining in.
Just click here every Thursday at 2pm: https://www.facebook.com/livemusicnow/live/
- Early Years and Key Stage 1
- 2-2.40 pm on Thursdays – join in via our Facebook Live page here
- Participatory concerts for 4 – 7 year olds and their siblings
- Performed by a different LMN group each week
- Great opportunity to learn about different instruments and types of music
- Length: around 35 – 40 mins
- A great lockdown activity for younger children!
2pm Thursday 4 February with Polaris Duo
Join the Polaris Duo as they take you on a musical journey through the seasons. They will be performing a mixture of classical and well known songs on their unusual instrument combination of saxophone and harp. Gillian Blair (saxophone) and Elinor Nicholson (harp) formed the Polaris Duo in 2011 whilst studying at the Royal Northern College of Music. They have since been exploring an eclectic range of repertoire and possibilities for this unusual instrumentation. This concert is made possible with support from The Eveson Charitable Trust.
Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/4pdxBiZ8E
2pm Thursday 11 February with Luke & Iolo of Quartet19
Luke and Iolo of Quartet19 will be performing music from all over the world on their extensive collection of percussion instruments. There will be tunes you recognise and some new music too! This concert is made possible with support from Arts Council Wales.
Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/6vADoEySK
2pm Thursday 18 February with Chameleon
Chameleon are a multi-instrumental woodwind quartet based in Manchester. Join them as they explore a mix of musical styles on lots of different woodwind instruments – how many instruments can you spot? With Cara Houghton (Flute), Sarah Austen (Flute, Soprano and Alto Sax), Jessica Tomlinson (Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax) and Eleanor Mills (Bassoon, Clarinet, Tenor and Baritone Sax). This concert is made possible with support from The Zochinos Charitable Trust.
Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/20M2F03vq
2pm Thursday 25 February with Mishra
Mishra are a Sheffield-based global folk duo, drawing on their unique base of influences that encompasses folk music of the UK and America, Indian classical music, and soul to create a surprisingly accessible sound that audiences instantly connect to. Between the two of them, Kate Griffin and Ford Collier create a rich texture from their array of instruments: Irish low whistle, banjo, Indian tabla, dobro, African calabash, and guitar, all of which provide a vibrant backdrop to Kate’s striking vocals. This concert is made possible with support from The Whitaker Trust.
Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/1cFUHQNfe
2pm Thursday 4 March with Boubakiki
Boubakiki is a duo of saxophone (Joe Steele) and handpan (Rosie Bergonzi) formed in 2017. For their unusual combination of instruments, Joe and Rosie create highly varied music: from atmospheric, serene textures to upbeat earworms, drawing influence from classical, jazz, folk and non-Western musical traditions. They also play innovative arrangements of existing pieces, which both complement and contrast their own material.
Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/1uHYvmRPe
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