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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...

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...

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...

30 Sep 2016


NYMAZ seeks Projects Officer (Maternity cover)

NYMAZ Projects Officer (maternity cover) Closing date: 10am Monday 24 October Come and work with NYMAZ! NYMAZ is a youth music development charity which champions 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... more...

21 Sep 2016


‘Sing a Song - Tell a Story’ CPD with Sue Nicholls

Early Years Music CPD day Thursday 19 January 2017, 10am - 3pm The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1QS NYMAZ is delighted to welcome back Sue Nicholls to North Yorkshire, to deliver an inspiring day of CPD for all Early Years practitioners who would like to develop their skills in music-making... more...

30 Apr 2016


Highlights from Early Years Network Consultation 2016

NYMAZ consulted its Early Years (EY) Music Network in 2014 and 2016. The attached document compares the two consultations, outlaying similarities and differences in responses. Location The map below shows the spread of respondents to the consultation, 2014 respondents marked in red, 2016 in blue. Members can be seen across all North Yorkshire districts,... more...

03 Mar 2016


Early Years Live-Session Webinars offering new ideas and inspiration

NYMAZ Early Years Live-Session Webinars 8 March 2016 from 1pm - 2pm 21 March 2016 from 10am - 11am NYMAZ is offering members of its Early Years network two live-session webinars in March. Experienced practitioners will lead the session, allowing attendees to gain new ideas and inspiration from the session, and see a snapshot... more...

01 Dec 2015


NYMAZ Early Years Music Network Conference 2016

Tuesday 15 March 2016, 10am - 3.30pm Skipton Castle, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1AW NYMAZ will be holding its annual Early Years Music Network Conference on Tuesday 15 March 2016. Open to all those using music with 0-5 year olds, from EY practitioners, to childminders, to freelance musicians and music session leaders… Anybody making... more...

19 Nov 2015


NYMAZ Early Years Music Networking Roadshow!

November 24 (Richmond), 25 (Selby) & 26 (Whitby), 2015 from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM FREE drop-in entry (advanced booking required) After a successful Networking Roadshow last year, we’ll be travelling around the county once again, sharing songs, resources, tips and advice. Come along to one of our drop-in Networking events in November, taking place... more...

31 Jul 2015


Music for Two: Moments of Magic for Military Families

Written by Lindsay Ibbotson, music leader on the Music for Two project Since January this year, we having been running a joint partnership project between NYMAZ and Catterick Garrison Army Welfare Service, aimed at parents/carers with their young children aged 0 to 2 years, called ‘Music for Two’. The title was... more...