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Carol Main, Director of Live Music Now Scotland, receives an MBE in the New Year Honours List

Wednesday 7th January 2015

A bumper year for Live Music Now Scotland was topped off with the announcement that Carol Main, director of the charity, was awarded an MBE for services to music. Carol was appointed as Live Music Now Scotland's director thirty years ago, when the Scottish… [read more]


On A Good Day

Sunday 21st December 2014

Launched at the end of 2011, On A Good Day aimed to improve well-being for Londoners living with mental illness and mental health problems. LMN's South East branch recognised a real need to respond to the increasing number of requests that they were receiving… [read more]


Miloš joins Live Music Now

Sunday 21st December 2014

International classical guitarist Miloš Karadaglić has joined the team at Live Music Now, to help raise the profile of the work that we do. Julian Lloyd Webber joined us in October, and together we will be working to bring the joy of live music… [read more]


Classic FM supports LMN Musicians in Residence in special schools across the UK

Thursday 18th December 2014

Our daughter’s name is Rosie. Today was the happiest, most engaged, and fully aware with anticipation, that we have ever seen her! It showed us what she is capable of, in the right hands, and I can't thank Lee and Yvonne enough. They obviously worked so… [read more]


Profile: Paperhorse - Zeb and Sam Haynes

Tuesday 16th December 2014

Bristol-based LMN musicians Zeb and Sam Haynes are brothers who sing and play a range of acoustic instruments. They call their duo 'Paperhorse', and have just completed their first tour of special schools. They met up with LMN's Evan Dawson to describe some of their… [read more]


Baroness Eluned Morgan argues that our public services should recognise the transformative potential of music

Tuesday 16th December 2014

Two years ago I was asked to take over as Chair of Live Music Now in Wales and to become one of the UK Trustees. As a Welsh woman I've always loved singing - in the bath, at the rugby stadium and I have… [read more]


LMN Wales Auditions: Calling all musicians!

Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Live Music Now Wales is looking for new musicians (soloists and bands) in Acoustic, Rock & Pop, Classical, Jazz, Folk and World Music genres. LMN offers training and paid performance opportunities to emerging professional musicians. Our scheme helps musicians kick start their professional career whilst… [read more]


Christopher Yates: 1938 - 2014

Wednesday 26th November 2014

Christopher Yates: 1938 - 2014 Live Music Now learned with great sadness that former LMN Governor, Christopher Yates, died on 22 November 2014. We've received an outpouring of comments and memories from former and current staff, alumni musicians and Board members, some of which… [read more]


Musician Spotlight: Foyle - Štšura Duo

Wednesday 19th November 2014

Live Music Now South East musicians, Michael Foyle (violin) and Maksim Štšura (piano) started their collaboration in 2012 and have since performed extensively in prestigious venues across the United Kingdom including Queen Elizabeth Hall, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, St James' Piccadilly, Regent Hall and at the Philharmonia/Royal… [read more]


Live Music Now celebrates 5 years of Songs and Scones across the UK

Monday 17th November 2014

"The music was so powerful it made me feel hopeful for the future." With the growing number of older people across the UK there is an urgent need to tackle social isolation and ease challenges faced by the oldest members of our society. Live Music… [read more]

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