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15 Mar 2017


Arts Award Briefing and Training

Briefing: Friday 24 March, 1.00 – 4.00 pm Training: Friday 31 March, 10.00 am – 1.00 pm Venue: Clements Hall, Nunthorpe Road, York, YO23 1BW Note: It is not necessary to attend both the events if preferred. Arts Award is a range of unique qualifications that supports anyone aged up to 25 to grow as artists and arts leaders,... more...

13 Mar 2017


‘One Step Beyond’ Musical Inclusion Residential Weekend summary

Richard Hearn, NYMAZ Project Officer, reflects on the ‘One Step Beyond’ Musical Inclusion Residential. On 27 – 29 January musinc & NYMAZ hosted ‘One Step Beyond’ a Musical Inclusion Residential Weekend, held at Scarborough’s Cober Hill Hotel. Founded by the Rowntree family (York’s great chocolate family), Cober Hill was developed as... more...

07 Mar 2017


Connect: Resound National Rollout - 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...

08 Feb 2017


NYMAZ is commissioning two ‘Breakthrough’ projects in 2017

NYMAZ is commissioning two ‘Breakthrough’ projects as part of the NYMAZ Youth Music Programme in 2017-18, funded by The National Foundation for Youth Music. We are looking for emerging and early career music leaders to deliver music projects for children and young people in North Yorkshire outside of school time. ... more...

02 Feb 2017


Gaining Confidence with Music in the Early Years

NYMAZ welcomes Zoe Greenhalgh to deliver two linked CPD training sessions. Dates: Wednesday 22 February & 12 April 2017, 9:30 - 12:30. Location: Knaresborough Community Hub, Chain Lane, Knaresborough, HG5 0AS. Gaining Confidence with Music in the Early Years aims to build the musical confidence and knowledge of Early Years Practitioners. These practical and enjoyable... more...

30 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...

09 Jan 2017


Pop Duo Paper Horse Tours North Yorkshire Special Schools

Pop Duo Paper Horse Tours North Yorkshire Special Schools As part of Live Music Now Outside the Mainstream we were lucky enough to welcome a pop duo - Paper Horse - to Welburn Hall School at the end of November. We regularly welcome musicians from the Live Music Now initiative... more...

09 Jan 2017


NYMAZ SEND Music Network Gathering

The NYMAZ SEND Music Network Gathering took place on Wednesday 16 November 2016 at The Spa, Scarborough. The day consisted of case study presentations, a practical workshop and a panel discussion. It was well received by the 37 music professionals in attendance, including a mix of staff from special schools, mainstream schools, students... more...

08 Nov 2016


We’re commissioning original songs for new Early Years Songbook

NYMAZ Early Years Songbook: Songs for Modern Childhoods NYMAZ is a youth music development charity championing the transformative potential of music for children and young people. Working with our trusted partners, we deliver high quality music-making activities across North Yorkshire to those in challenging circumstances, including three Early Years projects... more...

17 Oct 2016


North Yorkshire Music Hub featured in new Music Mark research

Music Mark has commissioned research on Whole Class Ensemble Teaching (WCET) in Music Education Hubs. The report was published in September 2016, with North Yorkshire Music Hub as one of the Hubs participating in the project. The research came about as a result of the English government’s 2001 pledged White Paper, ... more...