Music is a declared human right, a shared, instinctive and universally understood language. Yet for many people experiencing social exclusion, isolation or disadvantage there is limited access to meaningful musical engagement.
Live Music Now is a national charity that connects professional musicians with individuals experiencing social exclusion or disadvantage through interactive live music sessions. The charity's 250 musicians work in care homes, hospitals, hospices, schools and community settings, reaching 85,000 individuals annually. Our focus is on promoting health, building skills and confidence and increasing engagement through music, particularly for older individuals with dementia, children and young people with disabilities, and families facing challenges.
We align with the following UN Sustainable Development Goals: