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Live Music Now celebrates its 40th birthday in 2017

Monday 30th January 2017

      Live Music Now was founded in 1977 by Yehudi Menuhin (below) and his great friend Ian Stouzker CBE, who has remained its Chairman throughout. During this time, we have selected, trained and supported thousands of professional musicians, and delivered more than 70,000… [read more]


Live Music Now on the lookout for talented Welsh Musicians

Monday 30th January 2017

  Talented early career musicians in Wales are being given the opportunity to join a renowned training and development scheme which provides regular performance opportunities, and follow in the footsteps of celebrated Alumni such as Tim Rhys Evans (MD of Only Boys Aloud/Only… [read more]


LMN Scotland Celebrates Robert Burns with a foot-stomping concert

Monday 30th January 2017

Live Music Now Scotland musicians enjoyed a fantastic day at the National Museum of Scotland, as part of the celebrations for Burns Unbound. Crowds got to enjoy foot-stomping live music from Aonach Mòr, Jeana Leslie, Adam Brown and Barluath. The concert was compèred by BBC… [read more]


LMN Scotland receives nomination for best community/education project

Monday 30th January 2017

  Live Music Now Scotland is delighted to have been nominated for an award for a special musical commission by the composer John McLeod CBE. ‘Songs from Above and Below’ was shortlisted in the category of Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Award for… [read more]


“Are we beyond bingo now?”

Wednesday 21st December 2016

A personal account of the 2016 Art of Good Health and Wellbeing conference in Sydney by Evan Dawson, Executive Director of Live Music Now   On Friday 18 November 2016, I travelled to Australia, to present the work of Live Music Now to the… [read more]


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]

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