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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...

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...

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...

27 May 2016

Schools invited to tune in for a live online concert!

Schools across the country are invited to tune into a FREE special online performance for schools, presented in partnership with the East Riding of Yorkshire Music Education Hub and the Beverley Early Music Festival as part of Connect: Resound. 
24 May 2016
 1.30pm – 2.15pm It couldn’t be easier to tune into... 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 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...

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...

25 Feb 2016

#MuFuChat: Does where you live affect your access to music education?

NYMAZ was delighted to host a #MuFuChat on twitter recently, asking the question “Does where you live affect your access to music education?” MuFuChats, organised by Musical Futures, are a weekly opportunity to join a discussion with other music educators around a specific topic. The discussion has now been compiled... 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...

16 Oct 2015

Connect: Resound featured on BBC Radio York and Look North

NYMAZ Director Heidi Johnson could be heard on the air waves yesterday morning, speaking to BBC Radio York about the success of Connect: Resound online instrumental lessons in North Yorkshire schools. The piece is available online for a limited time, so have a listen while you can! You can jump... more...