Live Music Now Scotland Team
Carol Main MBE
Director (Live Music Now Scotland & Live Music Now International Development)
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About Our Director
Carol Main MBE is Director of Live Music Now Scotland and Live Music Now International Development. She is responsible for the overall management of the branch. She leads on the international development of Live Music Now for the UK, as well as the LMN International Co-operation Group, whose activities include exchange of artists with branches in Austria, France, Germany and the Netherlands, sharing best practice, supporting new and emerging branches in the network and raising the profile of the scheme internationally.
A graduate of the University of Edinburgh, having studied Music and English, Carol is a Board Member of Creative Scotland and a Governor of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Chair of The Night With…, Vice-Chair of the Traditional Music Forum and a board member of the European Federation of National Youth Orchestras. Carol has also served on the boards of the Association of British Orchestras, Voluntary Arts Scotland and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, of which she was a director for almost 20 years. She is a past Chair of both Enterprise Music Scotland and Hebrides Ensemble. Carol also works as a freelance journalist, mainly as founding Classical Music Editor of The List, music critic for The Scotsman and a restaurant reviewer for The List Eating and Drinking Guide.
Carol was awarded an MBE for services to music in 2015.
Patron, President & Board of Trustees
Patron (2013-2022): HRH The Duke of Rothesay
Honorary President: Sir Ian Stoutzker
Board of Trustees Chair: Amanda Forsyth
Professor Alasdair MacLullich
Live Music Now in England, Northern Ireland and Wales
For more information about our sister organisation, Live Music Now Ltd, and its work in England, Northern Ireland and Wales visit livemusicnow.org.uk