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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]


Neuro-Rehab project wins NHS award

Friday 7th November 2014

Congratulations to the LMN musicians, nurses, doctors and patients who participated in the innovation study designed and led by East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust and University of Kent's School of Psychology. Patients recovering from brain injuries were prescribed 'doses' of live music. The… [read more]


Kerry Kalokoh joins the LMN team as new Director for North West region

Tuesday 4th November 2014

Live Music Now is pleased to announce the appointment of Kerry Kalokoh as the new Director of the North West branch. A passionate believer in the power of music to transform the lives of individuals and communities, Kerry's role at Live Music Now will… [read more]


Live Music Now Scotland invites LMN Scotland musicians to apply for a travel bursary (Deadline 3 November)

Friday 31st October 2014

Live Music Now Scotland is delighted to have teamed up with the Saltire Society, to offer a generous £1500 travel grant to a musician. The International Travel Bursary scheme, which is run in association with the British Council Scotland, is aimed at emerging artists… [read more]

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