Live Music Now News

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LMN supports the campaign to Protect Music Education

Wednesday 11th June 2014

LMN Musicians Westcombe Brass and LMN Director Nina Swann hand delivered their consultation responses to the Department for Education.

Music education is under serious threat. The coalition government is in the process of expressly advising local authorities to completely… [read more]


How do high quality live music performances benefit older people living in care homes?

Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Live Music Now - BBC Oxford News - 19-06-14 from Live Music Now on Vimeo. Over the summer of 2014, researchers will be measuring the impact of live music concerts on older people living in a residential care home in Oxford. The Orders of… [read more]


New quartet by Alasdair Nicolson commissioned by LMNS for the Astrid Quartet

Monday 19th May 2014

In celebration of Live Music Now Scotland's 30th anniversary, a new string quartet has been commissioned from Alasdair Nicolson with funding from Kimie Trust. It will be given its public premiere by the Astrid String Quartet at the St Magnus Festival in Orkney on 24… [read more]


Alumni Musicians - Life After LMN

Monday 19th May 2014

Joel Garthwaite, LMN Aumn (Lunar Sax 2008 - 2011) in conversation with Alumni co-ordinator Jo Harris Joel Garthwaite joined LMN as a saxophonist with Lunar Sax. Since leaving the scheme three years ago he performs on a freelance basis for chamber ensembles, orchestras and… [read more]


If it wasn't for their wellies...

Thursday 15th May 2014

Live Music Now Scotland is thrilled to announce another commission in 2014 with the 'If it wasn't for their wellies' project, co-commissioned by 14-18 Now, WW1 Centenary Art Commissions. Drawing on the shared heritage, memories and impressions of war of generations of families in… [read more]


The Key to Recovery

Wednesday 30th April 2014

Thank you to all the staff, patients and carers who took part in twelve Live Music Now music sessions featuring over 21 musicians at East Kent Neurorehabilitation Unit at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust and University of Kent's School of Psychology. The… [read more]


Mirarchi’s Musical Miles

Wednesday 30th April 2014

  LMN musicians are used to clocking up the miles as they travel to our audiences throughout the UK. HSBC banker, Alex Mirarchi travelled from Canary Wharf, London to Poland to run a full 26 miles at the Warsaw Marathon to support the work of… [read more]


Carol Main to join the boards of Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Traditional Music Forum

Monday 28th April 2014

Carol Main, Director of Live Music Now Scotland and Live Music Now International (UK), is delighted and honoured to have been invited recently to join the Board of Governors of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and the Board of Directors of the Traditional Music Forum.


Take the Cake this Spring for The Classic FM Foundation and Live Music Now

Wednesday 12th March 2014

This Spring the Classic FM Foundation is asking you to Take the Cake. By baking or buying, you'll be turning a sweet treat into live music for sick, disabled and vulnerable children. This year Classic FM Foundation is raising funds to provide life-changing live… [read more]


Alumni Musicians - Life After LMN

Friday 14th February 2014

Live Music Now musicians often share heart warming stories from the people they meet and play to. Today we want to share the story of two musicians who found each other through Live Music Now. Annabel Thwaite was recommended to audition for LMN by the… [read more]

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