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'A Choir in Every Care Home'

Friday 24th April 2015

    We are excited to announce the launch of a very ambitious new initative, led by Live Music Now, funded by the Baring Foundation. Our musicians currently work in hundreds of care homes around the UK, but there are so many thousands more we… [read more]


Album Release: Luminate - Celebrating 30 Years of Live Music Now Scotland

Friday 24th April 2015

This year, Live Music Now Scotland celebrates its 30th birthday. A blazing trail of commissions has followed in the charity's wake. In recognition of these three decades of achievements, Delphian has taken a snapshot of LMN's activity, itself a miniature picture of the wider… [read more]


Profile: Tom Sherman

Friday 24th April 2015

"There is real potential at the moment for musicians to create their own career out of genuinely creative projects working with vulnerable people, and I think that’s a very encouraging sign for the future."   LMN musician Tom Sherman has been working with our North… [read more]


A Musical Conversation with Julian Lloyd Webber and MiloŇ°

Friday 24th April 2015

“It reminded me of why I wanted to be a musician in the first place.” On Wednesday 8 April, at St Margaret's Activity Centre run by Open Age in London, an LMN session took place for people from the local community and residents from… [read more]


Happy Birthday Yehudi Menuhin!

Wednesday 22nd April 2015

Today would have been the 99th birthday of our inspirational founder Yehudi Menuhin.   He was born in New York on this day in 1916, and made his first public appearance aged 7, as a solo violinist with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. He went… [read more]


Live Music Now partners with Creative Inspirations in Shropshire

Sunday 29th March 2015

Live Music Now is helping forge an ambitious arts and health movement in Shropshire, led by Dr Jane Povey. Together, we hope to bring live music and arts participation to all members of the community.   Jane has been a GP for twenty years… [read more]


Profile: Tir Eolas

Sunday 29th March 2015

LMN South East ensemble Tir Eolas are an eclectic alternative-folk group who draw on their Celtic and English folk roots to create their unique combination of traditional folk and original material. The group first took form busking on the streets of London and have… [read more]


Can music be medicine?

Friday 27th March 2015

Last month, we addressed a group of MPs, peers and sector leaders at the House of Lords to discuss the potential for live music to play a greater role in society. Our musicians have seen countless times how their music can dramatically change the… [read more]


Live Music Now selected by Rhinegold Charity Fund

Friday 27th March 2015

The Rhinegold Charity Fund, which offers £10,000-worth of advertising spend across Rhinegold’s wide range of classical music and education publications,websites and services, has been awarded to Live Music Now and Young Classical Artists Trust for the 2015/16 financial year. Ciaran Morton, managing… [read more]


Congratulations to Julian Lloyd Webber on his appointment as Principal of Birmingham Conservatoire

Friday 20th March 2015

Following the retirement of Professor David Saint, Birmingham Conservatoire announced this week that Julian Lloyd Webber will be taking over as its new Principal next month. The news has been greeted with great excitement by the conservatoire, in Birmingham, and throughout the music and… [read more]

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