More Music welcomes Loz Kaye!
by Darren Leadsom on 6 April 2018
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Loz Kaye as Artistic Director and successor to Pete Moser who founded the organisation in 1993.
Under the leadership of Pete Moser, we are proud that More Music has successfully responded to changing funding environments whilst retaining its core vision for a society where access to, and engagement with arts and culture transforms lives and communities.
Often described as game-changers through music More Music's newly appointed Artistic Director Loz Kaye, will continue to develop this this legacy. The mission is to continue to focus on supporting individuals and communities to develop their musical understanding, skills and communication, to improve community cohesion and to raise aspirations.
Loz Kaye is musical director, choir leader, educator, workshop leader, composer and advocate for inspiring communities. His work has been heard from Nashville Tennessee to Okinawa Japan.
'I am completely thrilled to be joining an organisation that is such a leading force in empowering individuals and communities through music. All my work has been about helping people to find their voice through creative arts. I am very much looking forward to leading the conversation about why music is needed in education and in our public life.
Pete Moser is an incredible inspiration, he has been to me, like so many others. He has given a fantastic legacy that we can continue to build on together in More Music.' Said Loz.
Jane Beardsworth, Director North, Arts Council England:
'Pete Moser has been instrumental on the community music scene in and around Morecambe and internationally for over 20 years delivering workshops, training, performances and festivals. His work has really helped to transform communities by creating opportunities for everyone to get involved in arts activities and particularly in music. Pete will be very much missed by everyone who has worked with him and we wish him well in the future. And we welcome Loz and look forward to working with him.'