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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...

02 May 2017


We’re inviting young people to join our NYMAZ Ambassadors project

Over the next six months we’re inviting young people, aged 14 -25 to join our NYMAZ Ambassadors project, running out of Rural Arts in Thirsk. The project is a great opportunity to engage with music, but also to be part of a youth voice that contributes to the services we... 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...

08 Feb 2017


NYMAZ is commissioning two ‘Breakthrough’ projects in 2017

NYMAZ is commissioning two ‘Breakthrough’ projects as part of the NYMAZ Youth Music Programme in 2017-18, funded by The National Foundation for Youth Music. We are looking for emerging and early career music leaders to deliver music projects for children and young people in North Yorkshire outside of school time. ... 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...

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...

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...

29 Mar 2016


Call for ‘Breakthrough’ Project Proposals 2016-17

NYMAZ Youth Music Programme 2016-17 Breakthrough Projects Brief NYMAZ is commissioning two ‘Breakthrough’ projects as part of the NYMAZ Youth Music Programme in 2016-17, funded by The National Foundation for Youth Music. We are looking for emerging and early career music leaders to deliver music projects for children and young... 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...