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LMN Scotland musicians go into the studio this week to record a brand new composition by composer Electra Perivolaris, inspired by Celtic folklore

Monday 30th July 2018

The Sergeant-Watt Duo - made up of Laura Sergeant on cello, and Ian Watt on acoustic guitar - will go into the studio this week to record Bruadaraiche, a brand new composition commissioned by Live Music Now Scotland. Bruadaraiche, the Scots-Gaelic word for… [read more]


Live Music Now partners with Stendhal for new children’s festival

Thursday 14th June 2018

Leading musicians’ development charity, Live Music Now, is pairing up with the producers of Stendhal, voted Ireland’s best small festival for three years running, for an ambitious and exciting new two day festival for children in Limavady, called ArtAbyss. Over 21st and… [read more]


Raising funds for LMN North East at Creskeld Hall, 20th June 2018

Thursday 7th June 2018

Live Music Now will be taking over Creskeld Hall near Leeds on Wednesday 20th June for a ‘Pate and Puds’ lunch and concert. Known to many as ‘Home Farm’ from the ITV soap Emmerdale, Creskeld Hall is a beautiful country house with… [read more]


Creative Inspiration Shropshire’s Musical Care Home of the Year Award - 2018

Thursday 7th June 2018


On Friday 18th May our Director of Wellbeing Douglas Noble, along with NW Project Manager Amy Hughes and LMN harpist Elfair Dyer, attended a Creative Health Conference supported by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Arts, Health and Wellbeing. The conference… [read more]


Music and Rural Isolation

Monday 30th April 2018

LMN provides regular music workshops in isolated communities throughout the UK (as well as hospitals, special schools and care homes). These programmes are designed to support people who might be affected by loneliness.

Loneliness is subjective, and can come and go. It can… [read more]


"Preparing the participatory arts workforce"

Monday 30th April 2018

Artists need special skills to deliver projects in community settings, including care homes and schools. Evan Dawson explains how Live Music Now supports musicians. This article first appeared in Arts Professional, on 12 April 2018  


This is an exciting time to be… [read more]


LMN delivers over 800 music events for veterans using LIBOR funds

Thursday 19th April 2018

During the past year, Live Music Now has provided over 800 therapeutic music events for veterans of the armed services and their dependents, throughout the UK. The project was supported by the UK Chancellor using LIBOR funds.   LMN musicians took a variety… [read more]


LMN North East's 2017 Year in Review

Wednesday 18th April 2018

  Last year Live Music Now North East delivered more than 600 music sessions in special schools, care homes, hospitals and community venues, reaching over 23,000 people.  From Nottingham to Northumberland, our musicians have been bringing the joy of live music to communities right… [read more]


Musicians from across the UK attend the 2018 Musicians' Practice Forum

Tuesday 17th April 2018

Live Music Now is the only organisation in the UK that provides evidence-based training, mentoring and support to young professional musicians, enabling them to work in a wide variety of community, special education and healthcare settings. We have over 300 musicians on the scheme, who… [read more]


LMN Baritone David Jones cycles 1000 miles across Britain to present Vaughan William's Songs of Travel

Tuesday 10th April 2018

Marking the sixtieth anniversary of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ death, on Friday 18 May award-winning LMN baritone David Jones will embark on Song Cycle, a thousand-mile musical pilgrimage on bicycle, taking him from Scotland’s North Eastern tip of John O’ Groats all the way to… [read more]

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