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07 Nov 2017


NYMAZ is hiring!

Are you dedicated to making music happen for all children and young people? NYMAZ is seeking a dynamic and motivated Coordinator to support the coordination of our music and workforce development activities during an exciting period of growth for the organisation. We are a youth music charity, championing the transformative... more...

05 Nov 2017


Open call announced for rural Music Hubs to join Connect: Resound

Open call announced for rural Music Hubs to join flagship digital music education project, Connect: Resound, in 2018
 ** Hubs invited to tune in to Facebook Live Q&A, 13 Nov 2017, 1.30pm **
www.facebook.com/NYMAZ Today, youth music charity NYMAZ announced that new places are now available for rural Music Education... more...

10 Oct 2017


NYMAZ Early Years Songbook: Practitioner CPD Workshops

The NYMAZ Early Years Songbook: Songs for Modern Childhoods, contains 12 new, original songs that are fun and relatable for small children. The new commissions mirror modern, everyday life: a long journey to see relatives becomes an adventure; festivals from Diwali to Chinese New Year are observed; a curiosity in exploring... more...

05 Oct 2017


NYMAZ Review 2016-17

NYMAZ is pleased to publish its Annual Review for the year 2016-17. Sarah Derbyshire, Chair, comments: ‘Looking back on NYMAZ’s achievements over the past year reminds me what a busy and fruitful time it has been. It is particularly gratifying to see how NYMAZ initiatives have extended our influence... more...

04 Oct 2017


Roll up for Musicport’s Big Sing!

Roll up for Musicport’s Big Sing! Wednesday 11 October, 1.45pm, Whitby Pavilion Over 140 students from Caedmon College Whitby and Airy Hill Community Primary School have been participating in the final sessions of Musicport’s Big Sing Project. They will come together at Whitby Pavilion next Wednesday 11 October for a final... more...

04 Sep 2017


Big Boost to Music Opportunities for Rural Children

NYMAZ awarded funding from Paul Hamlyn Foundation to extend innovative online music education project, Connect: Resound NYMAZ today announces that it has been awarded £273,000 from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Education and Learning Through the Arts Fund to extend its digital music education project, Connect: Resound, over the next four years.... more...

29 Aug 2017


Meet the NYMAZ Music Ambassadors!

Aidan and Luke from Thirsk, aka The Drivers, http://wearethedrivers.com/ have been part of the NYMAZ Music Ambassadors project since April and have developed from music enthusiasts, to a fully functioning outfit. They will be sharing aspects of their learning through video guides (posted on Youtube and the NYMAZMusic... more...

20 Jul 2017


NYMAZ SEND Music Network Gathering: 15 November 2017

Following the success of last year’s NYMAZ SEND Music Network Gathering, we’re delighted to present another fantastic lineup of speakers for 2017! We invite you to join us at the serene open spaces at Pavilions of Harrogate. Where: Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, HG2 8NZ When: Wednesday 15... more...

18 Jul 2017


NYMAZ Early Years Songbook: Songs for Modern Childhoods

18 July 2017 NYMAZ launches Early Years Songbook: Songs for Modern Childhoods, twelve new songs which celebrate the lives of children today NYMAZ, the youth music development charity, today announced the release of a new resource aimed at those making music with babies and pre-school children. The twelve new, original songs in... more...

06 Jul 2017


Launch of the NYMAZ Early Years Music Network Songbook: Songs for Modern Childhoods

As part of the NYMAZ Early Years Music Network, we’ve created a Songbook as a new resource for anyone with an interest in music making in early childhood. We have commissioned twelve new original songs, many written by early years practitioners working in the Yorkshire region, aiming to reflect... more...