Connect: Resound

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15 Jan 2018

Connect: Resound welcomes five new Music Education Hub Partners!

NYMAZ announces five Music Education Hubs joining digital music education project Connect: Resound - Croydon, East Sussex, Lincolnshire, Norfolk and Surrey Focus on children facing challenges, including rural isolation, mental health issues and looked after children NYMAZ today announces the first five Music Education Hubs selected to take part in... more...

05 Nov 2017

Open call announced for rural Music Hubs to join Connect: Resound

Open call announced for rural Music Hubs to join flagship digital music education project, Connect: Resound, in 2018
 ** Hubs invited to tune in to Facebook Live Q&A, 13 Nov 2017, 1.30pm ** NYMAZ is delighted to announce that new places are now available for rural Music Education Hubs... more...

04 Sep 2017

Big Boost to Music Opportunities for Rural Children

NYMAZ awarded funding from Paul Hamlyn Foundation to extend innovative online music education project, Connect: Resound NYMAZ today announces that it has been awarded £273,000 from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Education and Learning Through the Arts Fund to extend its digital mu-sic education project, Connect: Resound, over the next four years.... more...

08 Mar 2017

Connect: Resound National Rollout 2015/16 - 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...

18 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...

12 Jan 2017

Live Streaming Guide now online!

Connect: Resound’s Live Music Broadcasts have reached children and young people across the country, and given them the opportunity to experience live music without leaving the classroom! We have now produced this handy guide, in partnership with our technical friends at UCan Play, to help Music Hubs and music... more...

12 Oct 2016

Building a band on the Scilly Isles

Connect: Resound’s project partners in Cornwall have been working with Year 9 students at Five Islands School on the Isles of Scilly to explore music making, learning how to play a range of instruments and work together as a band - with the twist that the music leader was based... more...

06 Oct 2016

Connect: Resound featured in the MMA’s Ensemble magazine

Connect: Resound was recently featured in the Ensemble, the magazine for the MMA, the National Association of Music Professionals. Jonathan Savage, of UCan Play, provides technical leadership for the Connect: Resound project and describes the way in which the project has grown from an action research pilot in North Yorkshire... more...

25 May 2016

Tune in for a special live online performance on 24 May!

Schools across the country are invited to join us for a very special FREE live online broadcast from the National Early Music Centre in York. We are delighted to announce that the award winning Consone Quartet will be performing an exclusive concert, devised with young audiences in mind, as the... 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...