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Music for Torbay Schools continues for Spring Term

Saturday 26th November 2016

  Following a successful autumn term project with Vocal Global, Music for Torbay Schools continues with Paper Horse in the spring term. Concerts or workshops are now available to book – don’t miss the opportunity for pupils to experience live music in… [read more]


New Age Music – K’antu and Kerry Andrew visit homes in the North West

Thursday 17th November 2016

We are now well into the UK-wide New Age Music project and are thrilled to hear examples of how the music sessions are already benefitting residents and staff alike. Live Music Now (LMN), The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT)  and Creative Inspiration Shropshire… [read more]


Live Music Now Celebrates the Menuhin Centenary in North Yorkshire

Saturday 12th November 2016

“Heartfelt congratulations to all for a splendid evening!” Live Music Now North East celebrated the centenary of founder Yehudi Menuhin on Friday 14th October with a sparkling evening of live music. Over 130 guests gathered at the elegant Garden Rooms at Tennants… [read more]


Composing with Care - with Paisley 2021

Friday 11th November 2016

Live Music Now Scotland was delighted to receive funding from Paisley 2021, a campaign building support for Paisley's bid for City of Culture 2021. We gathered together some of our musicians who hail from Paisley in Renfrewshire, West Scotland - flautist… [read more]


What difference can music really make for children with learning difficulties?

Thursday 10th November 2016

Experts in the fields of music, education, neurology, psychiatry and psychology will gather at a conference at the Royal Society of Medicine in London on Monday 28 November to examine the current evidence for the value and impact of music interventions, especially live… [read more]


Music for Torbay Schools with Vocal Global

Thursday 10th November 2016

  Commissioned by the Torbay Music Education Hub and planned in consultation with Torbay teachers, Music for Torbay Schools gives pupils the opportunity to experience a professional concert, tailored to their age group and brought directly to their school. In early November, LMN… [read more]


Remembering Virginia Renshaw

Tuesday 1st November 2016

  We learned with great sadness that former LMN Executive Director Virginia Renshaw died on 24th October 2016. Virginia led LMN from 1988 to 2000 and worked closely with Founder-Chairman Ian Stoutzker to lay the foundation of our current structure. Virginia touched the lives… [read more]


North West branch celebrates Menuhin Centenary year

Friday 21st October 2016

On Saturday 24th September the North West branch hosted a celebration concert to mark the centenary year of LMN’s founder Yehudi Menuhin’s birth. This special event at the Royal Northern College of Music showcased current musicians and alumni. It was a wonderful evening… [read more]


SEND Inspire: Live Music Now’s new training pathway for musicians working with young people with additional needs

Tuesday 18th October 2016

  During the summer, we were delighted to launch a major new training initiative designed to equip LMN musicians with the skills and experience to perform for and work with young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).  This was made… [read more]


Musical Mentoring at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool

Tuesday 18th October 2016

  “Music making has the potential to aid relaxation, relieve boredom, distract from pain and ease anxiety in children and young people who can become isolated due to illness and hospitalisation”. Ros Hawley, Musical Mentoring Programme Evaluator   Music Mentoring (March 2015 – March… [read more]

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