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08 Mar 2017

Connect: Resound National Rollout 2015/16 - new report launched!

Music education in rural areas in jeopardy….BUT decent broadband is the answer • Virtual music tuition can fill the gap for remote schools but relies on superfast broadband
 • New report supports findings of “The State of Rural Services 2016”, published earlier this year by Rural England
 To read the project report,... more...

18 Jan 2017

Royal Northern Sinfonia perform Peter and The Wolf live online!

Royal Northern Sinfonia Peter and The Wolf Live online broadcast Tuesday 14th February 2017, 2.10 pm - 2.45 pm Connect: Resound and Durham Music Service are delighted to present a unique, live streamed performance by Royal Northern Sinfonia.  As the UK’s only professional Chamber Orchestra, the RNS has built a worldwide... more...

12 Jan 2017

Live Streaming Guide now online!

Connect: Resound’s Live Music Broadcasts have reached children and young people across the country, and given them the opportunity to experience live music without leaving the classroom! We have now produced this handy guide, in partnership with our technical friends at UCan Play, to help Music Hubs and music... more...

12 Oct 2016

Building a band on the Scilly Isles

Connect: Resound’s project partners in Cornwall have been working with Year 9 students at Five Islands School on the Isles of Scilly to explore music making, learning how to play a range of instruments and work together as a band - with the twist that the music leader was based... more...

06 Oct 2016

Connect: Resound featured in the MMA’s Ensemble magazine

Connect: Resound was recently featured in the Ensemble, the magazine for the MMA, the National Association of Music Professionals. Jonathan Savage, of UCan Play, provides technical leadership for the Connect: Resound project and describes the way in which the project has grown from an action research pilot in North Yorkshire... more...

25 May 2016

Tune in for a special live online performance on 24 May!

Schools across the country are invited to join us for a very special FREE live online broadcast from the National Early Music Centre in York. We are delighted to announce that the award winning Consone Quartet will be performing an exclusive concert, devised with young audiences in mind, as the... more...

16 Oct 2015

Connect: Resound featured on BBC Radio York and Look North

NYMAZ Director Heidi Johnson could be heard on the air waves yesterday morning, speaking to BBC Radio York about the success of Connect: Resound online instrumental lessons in North Yorkshire schools. The piece is available online for a limited time, so have a listen while you can! You can jump... more...

16 Sep 2015

Connect: Resound report launched!

NEW REPORT PROVES DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IS KEY TO IMPROVING ACCESS TO MUSIC EDUCATION IN RURAL AREAS   - Successful model for online instrumental learning identified - Access increased for children attending rural schools – 79.5% of parents/carers would not have tried to find instrumental lessons for their children had this opportunity... more...

10 Jul 2015

Partners Celebrate at Connect: Resound Sharing Event

Connect: Resound partners, instrumental teachers and participating schools came together on 29 June 2015, to share and celebrate the successes of the innovative music education project supported through the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts. This was the first opportunity for many of the key players, who had all been... more...

08 Jul 2015

Piano concert streamed into North Yorkshire schools

PRESS RELEASE – for immediate release Harrogate Festival concert streamed live into North Yorkshire schools On 17 July 2015, youth music development charity NYMAZ is teaming up with Harrogate International Festivals to invite every school in North Yorkshire to enjoy a piano recital in their classroom. At 12pm pupils will have the opportunity... more...