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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...

15 Jun 2016


Young people, music & rural isolation: NYMAZ’s Calls to Action

As part of NYMAZ’s Play Far Away Day campaign, we’re revisiting the Calls to Actions from our research report on young people, music and rural isolation, Gone in the Air. Published in January 2015, the report included a series of pledges from NYMAZ in response to identified Calls to... more...

01 Jun 2016


Connect: Resound Gathering speakers announced!

Speakers Announced - Connect: Resound 2016 Gathering, 29 June 2016 We are delighted to be welcoming speakers and workshop leaders with a wealth of experience across music, education and digital technology to the Connect: Resound 2016 Gathering. It will make for a really exciting and inspiring day! David Ashworth -  Keynote speaker -... more...

09 May 2016


Connect: Resound Gathering now open for bookings

Booking is now open for the Connect: Resound Gathering. To book your place go to www.connectresound2016.eventbrite.co.uk. It’s only £35 for members of the NYMAZ Remote Music Learning Network! How can technology increase access to music education opportunities for children and young people facing geographic and other... more...

29 Apr 2016


Tennant’s Charity Preview Evening raises funds for new Inclusive Music project

A Charity Preview Evening hosted by Tennant’s Auctioneers in aid of NYMAZ was a brilliant success on 4 April, when donations raised a huge £3,519! Tennant’s have written a short article on their website about the successful evening. As well as a chance to browse items in the Spring Fine... more...

21 Apr 2016


Call for Presenters - Connect: Resound Gathering

NYMAZ Remote Music Learning Network Connect: Resound Gathering Wednesday 29 June 2016 York St John University, York How can technology increase access to music education opportunities for children and young people facing geographic and other barriers? Can young people have a rich, high quality experience of instrumental education and music in performance... more...

01 Mar 2016


Tennants Auctioneers to host Charity Preview Event in aid of NYMAZ, 4 April

NYMAZ is delighted to be the beneficiary of a forthcoming Charity Preview Evening hosted by Tennants Auctioneers. The event will be held on Monday 4 April 2016 at The Garden Rooms, Tennants’ new multi-purpose venue in Leyburn. The evening begins with a drinks reception at 6.30pm, and will also include live music,... more...

25 Feb 2016


Music groups invited to take part in Play Far Away Day

Play flute on Flamborough Head or a guitar solo in Grassington, record a recital in Reeth or sing in Swaledale…. North Yorkshire’s music groups are invited to take part in a new campaign Play Far Away Day which will see remote spots in North Yorkshire, from prehistoric rocks to... more...

15 Feb 2016


NYMAZ launches Remote Music Learning Network

The NYMAZ Remote Music Learning Network is a new initiative intended to support and connect professionals with an interest in online music education.  From music practitioners to policymakers, across the private, public and non profit sectors, we hope the network will embrace and explore practice and research relating to... more...

30 Nov 2015


From Cumbria to Cornwall: Online music lessons to be trialled by schools across England

Funding awarded by Arts Council England and J. Paul Getty Jnr Charitable Trust to create more music opportunities for pupils in rural areas In early 2016 pupils in Cornwall, Cumbria, Durham & Darlington, East Riding of Yorkshire and North Yorkshire will be introduced to an alternative approach to music education -... more...