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live music 
for everyone  



ELMO exists to create quality, innovative and accessible live music involving all communities making the best in live music available to all.

How did ELMO start?

"Quality live music is life enhancing and should be available to  everyone"

Emma Dogliani

ELMO is interested in making quality live music for the people – we work with a range of musicians (for instance by combining opera with pop singers) and actively cast our performers from diverse community backgrounds. We aim to reach people who often lack access to quality live performances including inside prison.

Thanks to all who attended Music in the Ville 

at Supreme Court, 11 May 2023. All the support we received is helping us run our ongoing weekly sessions in HMP Pentonville

ELMO is delighted to announce that Music in the Ville has received grant funding from The National Lottery to enable the continuation of its music activities in HMP Pentonville this year. We would like to take this opportunity thank the players of The National Lottery for their support. 

ELMO is also thrilled to announce that Music in the Ville has received grant funding from Postcode Society Trust, a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.


Emma Dogliani, Director of ELMO said, "This is fantastic news, after a long period of Covid-related interruptions, we can confidently schedule our music activities to support prisoner wellbeing and lift the prison community."

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