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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...

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...

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...

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...

08 Jan 2016


Music Leader Practice-Sharing Event 29 January

Ways into improvisation in participatory music projects Friday 29 January 1.30pm – 3.30pm Art Room, Clement’s Hall, Nunthorpe Road, York YO23 1BW NYMAZ will be holding its next Music Leader Practice-sharing event this month, as part of the NYMAZ Music Partner Network. The event will take place on Friday 29 January, 1.30pm – 3.3... 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...

09 Nov 2015


Principles for Musically-Inclusive Working

Written by members of the NYMAZ Music Partner Network Statement NYMAZ believes that everyone has the right to make music and to participate in shared cultural experiences Our working principles In delivering musically inclusive activities, we as musicians and organisers aim to: 1.  Engage participants through experiences that are culturally,... more...