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News from the LMS

David Mellor's Light Music Masters to premiere on Classic FM

3 June 2016

This Saturday at 9pm, David Mellor is starting a new series on Classic FM, titled ‘David Mellor’s Light Music Masters’.

Two LMS Stars to Conduct at the BBC Proms

20 May 2016

We are excited to announce that the chairman of the Light Music Society will this year appear at the BBC proms conducting the BBC Concert orchestra in a programme of dance music.

Two LMS Stars to Conduct at the BBC Proms

20 May 2016

We are excited to announce that the chairman of the Light Music Society, Gavin Sutherland will this year appear at the BBC proms conducting the BBC Concert orchestra in a programme of dance music.

Magazine Delay

23 March 2016

Our quarterly magazine, which many of you will be expecting is due to be sent out shortly.

Documentary on the Life of Angela Morley on BBC Radio 4

26 February 2016

A new documentary presented by Stuart Barr covering the colourful life and work of light music great Angela Morley.

A Tribute Documentary To Ernest Tomlinson

8 January 2016

Phil Cunliffe explores the life and music of LMS President, composer and creator of the Light Music Library Ernest Tomlinson MBE (19 September 1924 - 12 June 2015).

A Tribute Documentary To Ernest Tomlinson to be broadcast on Christmas Day

23 December 2015

Radio Lancashire will broadcast a special tribute documentary to Ernest Tomlinson on Christmas Day at 5pm.

New search facility for the Library of Light Orchestral Music catalogue

6 November 2015

We are very pleased to announce that you can now look for works in the catalogue of the Library of Light Orchestral Music using an online search facility.

Contact the Light Music Society

Choose from the following contacts depending on your query.

Postal addresses are available on the Contacts page.

Hilary Ashton - Secretary

Anything about the Library of Light Orchestral Music and general enquiries
Email: hilaryjeanashton@gmail.com
Phone: 01200 427066
or 07719 205264

Jan Mentha - Treasurer

Queries about membership of the Society
Email: lms@mentha.com

Neil Patrick - Editor

Submissions for the Society's magazine
Email: neil.patrick@icloud.com

Stuart Willis - Web developer

About the Society's website, www.lightmusicsociety.com
Email: web@lightmusicsociety.com

Forthcoming events

4 July 2016

  • Russian Spectacular

    • The Halle Orchestra conducted by Jamie Phillips at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

9 July 2016

16 July 2016

  • From Russia with Love

    • Nottingham Symphonic Wind Orchestra at Djanogly Recital Hall, Nottingham University, NG7 2RD

17 July 2016

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