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Special Educational Needs/Disabilities

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...

15 Mar 2017


Arts Award Briefing and Training

Briefing: Friday 24 March, 1.00 – 4.00 pm Training: Friday 31 March, 10.00 am – 1.00 pm Venue: Clements Hall, Nunthorpe Road, York, YO23 1BW Note: It is not necessary to attend both the events if preferred. Arts Award is a range of unique qualifications that supports anyone aged up to 25 to grow as artists and arts leaders,... more...

09 Jan 2017


Pop Duo Paper Horse Tours North Yorkshire Special Schools

Pop Duo Paper Horse Tours North Yorkshire Special Schools As part of Live Music Now Outside the Mainstream we were lucky enough to welcome a pop duo - Paper Horse - to Welburn Hall School at the end of November. We regularly welcome musicians from the Live Music Now initiative... 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...

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...

22 Sep 2016


A closer look at Music and the Deaf

Music and the Deaf Education Services Manager, Sarah McWatt, gives an introduction to the organisation’s work, from its tailored workshops and training to its pioneering projects. Music and the Deaf is the only UK charity entirely dedicated to providing music access and opportunities for deaf people of all ages.... more...

08 Sep 2016


There’s a new singing and signing club in Scarborough!

If you like singing and creating music then go along to Scarborough’s new singing and signing club. Run by Scarborough Accessible Music Project and Yorkshire Coast Families, the group will be meeting on Tuesday evenings, 6.00-7.30pm at The Street, 12 Lower Clark Street, Scarborough YO12 7PW. Sessions are during... more...

19 Jul 2016


NYMAZ SEND Music Network Gathering 2016

Save the date: Wednesday 16 November 2016, 1pm - 5pm. The Spa, South Bay, Scarborough, YO11 2HD This year’s Gathering will take place at The Spa, Scarborough, and is open to anybody with an interest in music and special educational needs/disabilities, such as music leaders, music therapists, special and mainstream... more...

29 Apr 2016


Tennant’s Charity Preview Evening raises funds for new Inclusive Music project

A Charity Preview Evening hosted by Tennant’s Auctioneers in aid of NYMAZ was a brilliant success on 4 April, when donations raised a huge £3,519! Tennant’s have written a short article on their website about the successful evening. As well as a chance to browse items in the Spring Fine... more...

18 Mar 2016


Reflections on I’m Inclusive Too: Music and Social Justice Conference

On Saturday 27 February, delegates from a range of inclusive and community music backgrounds came together for ‘I’m Inclusive Too’, a conference and showcase on the theme of music and social justice, combining case studies and training with practical music-making activities and a performance by young people from the region.... more...