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19 Feb 2019


NYMAZ is Seeking Trustees

NYMAZ is a youth music development charity which champions the transformative potential of music for children and young people. With a strong belief in the ability of music to change lives, we deliver high quality music-making activities across North Yorkshire through an established network of experienced partners. In parallel, we... more...

19 Feb 2019


NYMAZ is recruiting Young Trustees

Are you an open minded, positive thinking team player with a willingness to learn and a passion for the musical development of young people? NYMAZ is seeking motivated and dynamic individuals between the ages of 18-25 who are passionate about music and want the voices of young people to be... more...

14 Feb 2019


Meet Alex Walker

Hello! My name is Alex and I am the NYMAZ Intern. I am 22 and currently studying my Master’s in music at the University of Hull. I am a sociable, approachable young person with interests in sport, politics, tv and film to name a few! I have always had a... more...

17 Jan 2019


Arts Council England funds music residencies to broaden cultural opportunities for rural children

Young people in rural North Yorkshire will have the chance to experience a range of musical genres and cultures, thanks to a new programme - ‘Sounding Out’- from youth music charity NYMAZ. With funding from Arts Council England, ‘Sounding Out’ will invite young people to work alongside professional musicians... more...

10 Jan 2019


Introducing Sounding Out!

BRAZILIAN TRIO BREAK OUT THE BEATS WITH FREE HALF-TERM MUSIC WORKSHOPS Creative music workshops for young people aged 10 to18 during February half-term, 25 February to 1 March 2019, at Settle Victoria Hall, Kirkgate, Settle, BD24 9DZ This February half-term, young people in North Yorkshire aged 10 to 18, are being offered the chance to go... more...

07 Jan 2019


Getting started with the CME: Early Childhood

This year, NYMAZ is supporting a cohort of four practitioners to undertake the Certificate for Music Educators (CME): Early Childhood provided by CREC (Centre for Research in Early Childhood). To kick-start their 2019, they spent two days last week at the CREC headquarters in Birmingham, joining other students on the course... more...

21 Dec 2018


Celebrating inclusion at the NYMAZ SEND Music Network Gathering 2018!

On Wednesday 14 November, NYMAZ held its annual SEND (special educational needs and/or disabilities) Music Network Gathering, an event for anyone with an interest in developing their skills and knowledge of using music in SEND settings. Delegates were treated to contributions from Rosie Rushton and Dom Macmillan-Scott (Big Top Musical... more...

20 Dec 2018


Music For Two in the Spotlight!

For those of you who haven’t heard of Music For Two it is one of NYMAZ’s long standing projects in partnership with The Army Welfare Services (AWS). Now in its 5th year, Music For Two is a family friendly and successful initiative working with parents/carers and their... more...

03 Dec 2018


Reflections on MERYC-England’s ‘Music in Early Childhood’ Conference

Sally-Anne Brown is an early years specialist working in North Yorkshire and Lancashire, and a member of the NYMAZ Early Years Music Network. She has completed the MA in Early Years Music Education at CREC (Centre for Research in Early Childhood), and has many years’ experience as an instrumental teacher... more...

29 Nov 2018


Seaside Song Share

Another Singing Success! On Tuesday 27 November, NYMAZ held its second Song Share session at The Green Lane Centre in Whitby - an event for anyone working with the early years and a passion for incorporating music! It was another great event, where those who attended met others working in similar... more...