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Live Music Now NW Welcomes Four New Groups

Monday 7th January 2019

Live Music Now is pleased to welcome four new ensembles to the branch in the North West. They will embark on a programme of specialist training and development to hone their facilitation skills for a range of groups, including children with additional needs and disabilities… [read more]


From the Archives: LMN's first audition panel - Wigmore Hall, 1977

Monday 17th December 2018

  Here's a photo of LMN's very first audition panel at Wigmore Hall in 1977. Panel members included Mr Felix Cobbson and Mr John Shirley-Quirk (left), Mr Gerald Moore (centre), Yehudi Menuhin and Dame Eva Turner (right). (Many thanks to LMN Wales… [read more]


Live Music Now & Tesco Bags of Help – Shropshire

Monday 10th December 2018

  Live Music Now's 'Musical Care Homes Programme' is up for a Bags of Help grant from Tesco stores in Shropshire. Tesco's Bags of Help scheme gives grants of up to £4,000 for community projects like ours – all raised from the… [read more]


Live Music Now 2019 - Our year in numbers

Wednesday 5th December 2018

December 2019 marks the end of another fantastic year at Live Music Now. We've continued to bring high quality music performances for vulnerbable people to venues across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, deliviering 3,109 workshops to over to audiences totaling over 84,814! Here are some… [read more]


Calling talented young musicians in Northern Ireland

Thursday 22nd November 2018

Live Music Now, the leading musicians’ development charity, is looking for talented young musicians to audition for a place on its prestigious scheme, which counts leading musicians David Lyttle, Gerard McChrystal and Lorna Henry among its former ranks. Musicians of all genres, including jazz,… [read more]


Five new groups join the roster at Live Music Now Scotland

Wednesday 14th November 2018

Auditions took place over two days in Glasgow last week, and Live Music Now Scotland is delighted to announce five new ensembles that have been accepted onto the scheme.   Drumroll please........ Let us introduce you to them: Beth Taylor: Mezzo-Soprano and Michal Gazjler:… [read more]


Live Music in Care report: Music benefits the whole care home and contributes to person-centered care

Monday 5th November 2018

A major new national report is recommending that live music should be essential in all UK care homes. Led by Live Music Now and the University of Winchester, it presents ground-breaking evidence about how music can benefit people living and working in care, and… [read more]


LMN is Finalist in RSPH Health and Wellbeing Awards - second year running

Tuesday 23rd October 2018

  For the second year in a row, Live Music Now was a Finalist for the Royal Society for Public Health's Health & Wellbeing Awards 2018. Now in its eleventh year, the Awards bring together a diverse range of organisations and individuals… [read more]


Live Music Now South West Recruiting New Musicians – Application Deadline 14th December 2018

Thursday 18th October 2018

"Through Live Music Now I have learned more about myself as a person and as a musician. My skills as both a workshop leader and a musician have developed to a very high degree. Before LMN I didn't know how music could really… [read more]


Sir Vernon Ellis succeeds Ian Stoutkzer CBE as Chair of Live Music Now

Thursday 4th October 2018

Live Music Now (LMN) was founded in 1977 by Yehudi Menuhin and his great friend Ian Stoutzker. After 41 years in the role of chairman, Ian Stoutzker retired on 4 October 2018. The board has elected Sir Vernon Ellis to succeed him as chair,… [read more]

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