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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
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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...

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...

28 Jan 2015


Gone in the Air: Summary of Findings

Read the summary of findings from Gone in the Air, NYMAZ’s Young People, Music & Rural Isolation report, launched on 27 February 2015. You can read the full report here. ... more...