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20 May 2022


Meet the Team!

Welcome to Rural Fest Hello and welcome to Rural Fest 2022 Taking place on Saturday June 25th - and in connection with Make Music Day on Tuesday June 21st - Rural Fest 2022 is set to celebrate local talent within the music world by bringing this talent to rural communities in North... more...

09 May 2022


Rural Fest 2022 - Open Call!

What is Rural Fest 2022? A family friendly inclusive music festival led by our top-notch team of young leaders! This year we are delivering our festival a little bit differently, with events across two days! On the 21st June, Make Music Day, we will be showcasing some online events, workshops and... more...

09 May 2022


Rural Fest 2022 - Composers Open Call!

Composers aged 13+ Rural Fest are looking for submissions to be featured as part of Rural Fest 2022! Our theme is everything rural and the environment - so if you would like the opportunity to develop your creative skills and have your composition played at our festival then apply today! We are... more...

28 Mar 2022


NYMAZ is hiring!

Post: Administrator Contract: 0.6 FTE (3 days a week). Flexible working patterns can be arranged Fixed term until 31 March 2023, and reviewed for extension on an annual basis subject to funding confirmation. Salary: £18,785 pro rata Closing date: Midday on Friday 29 April 2022 Interviews will be held online on Monday 9 May (please let us know... more...

17 Mar 2022


NYMAZ Early Years Conference 2022

Friday 13 May 2022, 10am – 4.30pm Regen Centre, Landing Lane, Riccall,YO19 6PW Come prepared to sing, stomp and play…join us for the biennial NYMAZ Early Years Music Conference! This year, the day is themed around wellbeing, music and the outdoors. This fast-paced and fun day will feature a range of... more...

17 Feb 2022


NYMAZ’s Annual SEND Music Network Gathering, 2022

Saturday 19 March 2022, 10am - 4.30pm Merchant Taylors’ Hall, Aldwark, York YO1 7BX We’re delighted to present another SEND Music Network Gathering this March, at the beautiful Merchant Taylor’s Hall in York! Between now and 25 February we are offering you an Early Bird Ticket price, which you won’t... more...

16 Feb 2022


Introducing Musical Journeys: A Day at the Pond/Mausam

From a seed to a tree. Cherry Forbes, OAE Education Director As Education Director for the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE), I cherish the creative process of having a kernel of an idea which is then mulled over, expanded and changed over time. This process is even more... more...

09 Feb 2022


Going On A Journey: A Musical Tour

Join us on the tour We will be performing Going On A Journey at the end of this month - join us at your nearest performance: Whitby Pavilion, 28 February, 11.30am Whitby Pavilion, 28 February, 1.30pm Skipton Town Hall, 2 March, 1.30pm Pickering Memorial Hall, 3 March, 11.00pm Pickering Memorial Hall, 3 March, 1.30pm Tickets... more...

08 Feb 2022


FUNDING IN DIGITAL IS INSTRUMENTAL TO FUTURE OF MUSIC EDUCATION

Full report available here: Connect: Resound Summary Report by NYMAZ - Issuu Digital innovation can help overcome inequality in music education but requires investment, according to youth music charity NYMAZ. In a report published today, the charity says that strategic funding and support for digital innovation is instrumental if the... more...

02 Feb 2022


Music Makers: Come With Me And Play

Written by Polly Ives I was delighted to be asked to create a resource as part of NYMAZ’s Early Years Music Makers. When I started to pull my ideas together, we were still all rather isolated and restricted from working, learning and playing together, so being part of a... more...