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03 Aug 2020


Connect: Resound - Illustration Brief

Fee: £1000 Application Deadline: Friday 4 September, 5pm NYMAZ are commissioning an illustrator to create a set of eight dynamic and engaging illustrations for use on the Connect: Resound printed and electronic resources. This will include: e-newsletters, websites, reports and briefings. We will be using these images in this context for the... more...

29 Jul 2020


Big Brass Consultation!

To kick start the series of Big Brass Day events, NYMAZ gathered professional musicians in consultation with young brass players, with the purpose of sharing ideas around the theme of inspirational people. Participants’ creative thoughts will help shape a brand-new piece of brass music, to be written by composer Liz... more...

14 Jul 2020


Guest Blog: Accessible Arts & Media – our move to online delivery

During this complicated time, many of our Partners have worked hard to move their delivery online. Accessible Arts and Media have written about their move to delivering sessions online and offer some great advice for anyone doing the same. Our IMPs programme is an inclusive music project for children and... more...

07 Jul 2020


Hot talent Jess Gillam and Siobhan Bates join young brass players for online Big Brass Event!

A series of online workshops for young brass players from North Yorkshire kicks off online on 14 July, 7pm with the opportunity to (virtually) meet Jess Gillam, 20-year old Classic Brit-award winning saxophonist, to share ideas around the theme of inspirational people. The participants’ creative thoughts will help shape a brand... more...

29 Jun 2020


North Yorkshire County Youth Orchestra Tunes Up for Lockdown Performance!

Thursday 9 July, 10.30am at www.connectresound.live/watch The fifty members of the North Yorkshire County Youth Orchestra will present a brand new, lockdown performance to homes and schools across the county and beyond on Thursday 9 July at 10.30am. The event will be live-streamed at www.connectresound.live/watch   ... more...

29 Jun 2020


Cumbria Music Hub invites families and young people to enjoy musical comedy cabaret

Free online performance by Graffiti Classics Wednesday 8 July, 2pm at www.connectresound.live/watch 16 strings, 8 dancing feet and four voices will be setting alight screens across Cumbria and beyond on 8 July from 2pm as Graffiti Classics presents a musical comedy cabaret show for families and young people – available to watch... more...

24 Jun 2020


Lull your little ones to sleep!

Lull your little ones to sleep with live-streamed performances of lullaby: Sonic Cradle at facebook.com/NYMAZ Thursday 2 July, 11am Tuesday 7 July, 2pm Wednesday 15 July, 7pm Monday 20 July, 9.30pm Youth music charity NYMAZ announces the dates for four new live-streamed performances of Lullaby: Sonic Cradle, a soothing contemporary soundscape which... more...

19 Jun 2020


Rural Fest Schedule!

The schedule for Rural Fest is out! Make sure to tune in throughout the day on Sunday 21 June for brilliant performances as part of Make Music Day here! ... more...

19 Jun 2020


Music for the Senses!

This year at Rural Fest we have two workshops specifically for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers! These workshops will be hosted by ‘Rhythm Time’ and from mother and daughter duo Judith and Amy Williams. They will be providing engaging and fun activities for your little ones to get involved in. Rhythm... more...

19 Jun 2020


Rural Fest 2020 Artist Feature: Herenui Crawford

Only a few days to go until Rural Fest 2020! Hopefully you have been keeping up with our artists features which have been trickling out of Rural Fest HQ for the past week. Today, we will be discussing French singer-songwriter, Herenui Crawford, who will be taking to the stage this weekend. ... more...