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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...

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...

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 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...

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...