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20 Jul 2017


NYMAZ SEND Network Members Gathering 2017

Following the success of the 2016 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: 15 November 2017 1 - 5pm... 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...

05 Jul 2017


NYMAZ participating in Prosper, a business support programme from Creative United

NYMAZ is pleased to announce that it is participating in Prosper, a business support programme from Creative United. Prosper is designed to improve confidence and capabilities within business in the arts, museums and galleries. The programme is working with 70 businesses to help increase the resilience and investment across the sector. ... more...

15 Jun 2017


Catch up with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra live streamed broadcast

It’s Jazz, but not as you know it! Children across the UK experienced a live broadcast from National Youth Jazz Orchestra. Watch the broadcast now at: http://www.live.ucanplay.org.uk On Tuesday 6 June 2017, the National Youth Jazz Orchestra gave a live concert at Risedale Sports and Community... more...

03 May 2017


National Youth Jazz Orchestra / Swaledale Festival live streamed broadcast

It’s Jazz, but not as you know it! Children across the UK to experience live broadcast from National Youth Jazz Orchestra Tune in at: http://www.live.ucanplay.org.uk on Tuesday 6 June 2017 at 11.10am – 12.20pm (inc 10-mins Q&A) On Tuesday 6 June at 11.10am children across the... more...

02 May 2017


We’re inviting young people to join our NYMAZ Ambassadors project

Over the next six months we’re inviting young people, aged 14 -25 to join our NYMAZ Ambassadors project, running out of Rural Arts in Thirsk. The project is a great opportunity to engage with music, but also to be part of a youth voice that contributes to the services we... more...

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...