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12 Nov 2019


Big Brass Day Three!

Get ready for Big Brass Day Three! Are you a Brass player? Play at Grade 4+ standard? Aged 18 and under? Join us on Sunday 1 December, 9.30am – 3.30pm for a chance to explore a range of brass playing with the Brass Quintet from the Hallé and Black Dyke Band soloist and Yamaha... more...

10 Oct 2019


Sounding Out Helmsley!

FREE CREATIVE MUSIC WORKSHOPS ON OFFER AT HALF TERM IN HELMSLEY 2 October 2019 Fresh from broadcasting live from Helmsley to schools across the UK, an acclaimed English folk group is set to return to the Arts Centre later this month for three days of FREE half-term workshops. Young musicians of all... more...

03 Sep 2019


Big Brass Day Two!

Are you a Brass player? Play at Grade 4+ standard? Aged 18 and under? Join us on Sunday 29 September, 9.30am – 3.30pm for a chance to learn new skills, explore different styles and meet other brass players all for FREE! Join brass players from all over the county to explore a range of... more...

27 Aug 2019


Sounding Out Helmsley!

Join us for our October Half-Term Sounding Out residency in Helmsley! Wednesday 30 - Friday 1 November, 10.30am – 3.30pm, at Helmsley Arts Centre. Book your space now! A fun-filled creative 3 days for young musicians ages 10-18. This half-term activity is part of Sounding Out, a year-long project led by NYMAZ. We are... more...

23 Aug 2019


Sounding Out Skipton!

Join us for our next Sounding Out Residency in Skipton! Book your space now! A fun filled 2 weekends of creative music workshops for young musicians aged 10-18. The residency will be led by Ali Mac, drummer, percussionist, drum programmer, and contemporary dance accompanist! He is also a co-writer and drummer... more...

03 Jul 2019


Ripon Song Share!

Join us for another brilliant Song Share event led by Early Years music Duo Songbirds! Songbirds France and Lydia will be leading us in activities looking at how to interact musically using instruments and props and developing those musical conversations in your sessions! This event is an opportunity to participate... more...

25 Jun 2019


Ambassadors Open Mic!

Join us for Ambassadors Open Mic! Ripon Library, The Arcade, Ripon, HG4 1AG Wednesday 26 June, 6pm - 8pm We are really excited to have Sam Hodgson joining us to run this brilliant ‘Open Mic Event!’ an interactive workshop looking at how to develop your ideas, create something new, start up... more...

20 Jun 2019


Music of the Landscape!

Taking part in this years #RuralTheme for Make Music Day is the traditional folk group from the Teesdale Valley – ‘The Cream Tees’ who create music at the heart of teesdale. Cream Tees is a youth folk band formed in 2012 as part of the Music at the Heart of Teesdale project.... more...

20 Jun 2019


Make Music Day Big Sing!

We are very excited this year to be able to invite you to join us for a fantastic musical event, on the Summer Solstice for Make Music Day! Join us for this annual celebration of music, where music lovers can enjoy free music events across the day unique to this... more...

10 Jun 2019


A Big Celebration…

Living in some of the most beautiful areas our country provides sometimes means we miss out on the best music events going, with cities being ‘where it’s at’, but we, Make Music Day and Vicky Bates are on a mission to change that! Taking up the challenge of going ... more...