NYMAZ is a key partner in the North Yorkshire Music Hub, which has been awarded funding from Arts Council England on behalf of the Department for Education from September 2012 – March 2015.
The North Yorkshire Music Hub aims to ensure that all children have access to music education in and out of school, through partnerships of organisations (led by North Yorkshire County Council Music Service) working to create joined up, high quality provision.
The establishment of Music Education Hubs are a key recommendation in The Importance of Music: A National Plan for Music Education, which can be read here: www.education.gov.uk/publications/standard/AllPublications/Page1/DFE-00086-2011
The North Yorkshire Music Hub is delivering the following core roles:
In addition, the North Yorkshire Music Hub delivers a number of extension roles:
Through our network of partners, NYMAZ offers the Music Hub a wide-ranging overview of out-of-school music education and outreach provision across the county.
We are working with the Hub to identify gaps in provision for children in challenging circumstances and are initiating activities, delivered in collaboration with other Hub partners, to address these as part of our Youth Music Musical Inclusion programme.
You can read about the North Yorkshire Music Hub’s work to date here: cyps.northyorks.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=21103&p=0