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02 Aug 2018


Advice for starting in the Music Industry - an Interview with Rich Huxley

NYMAZ Ambassador Luke asked Hope & Social’s Rich Huxley a few questions. Here are some highlights of the interview Q.1 We have been talking about being self-sufficient in your music making, how important do you think it is to find your own projects, especially in balancing what you want... more...

10 Jul 2018


Helps us break the World Record!

We are doing a FREE live music broadcast to celebrate The Tall Ships Races in Sunderland and smash a world-record! On Wednesday 11 July 2018, from 9.45 am tune in to at: http://www.connectresound.live You can join in with schools across the UK and share the excitement of The Tall Ships... more...

21 Jun 2018


Pop-up Performance from Storm Chorus

We are excited to introduce NYMAZ Partners Flash Company, also performing as the duo ‘Storm Chorus’; Rebecca Denniff and David Owen. They are taking part in Make Music Day UK and are up for the challenge of #RuralTheme. Storm Chorus will be making their performance debut to the ‘wider-world’ today... more...

21 Jun 2018


Sunrise Solstice Sing

We are extremly excited to hear that our partners Flash Company along with the Whitby Community Choir are rising early to meet the dawn and sing as the Summer Solstice begins for Make Music Day UK and NYMAZ’s #RuralTheme! We talked to Rebecca Denniff who has led the choir... more...

21 Jun 2018


Making Primary Music Fun!

Taking music into rurally isolated schools is Su Evans job. As a music teacher for the North Yorkshire Music Service she provides the music curriculum across the northern part of North Yorkshire, covering Richmond to Leeming bar. Su is going to be taking Make Music Day UK #Rural into her 12... more...

20 Jun 2018


NYMAZ Live-Stream for Make Music Day UK

As part of Make Music Day, NYMAZ will be live broadcasting performances by young people from Northgate and Edward Worlledge schools live from St Georges Theatre in Great Yarmouth, and by local musicians and groups from Great Yarmouth Library. Connect: Resound is a digital music education project, which uses new... more...

19 Jun 2018


Making Music Count

Arts subjects in schools come under much scrutiny these days. With a financial squeeze on funds delivering high quality events, performances and opportunities to students is becoming more challenging. Make Music Day UK is a platform which allows schools to participate in an international festival from their school grounds, and... more...

19 Jun 2018


All Together Now Launch!

NYMAZ launched All Together Now on Tuesday 12 June, with funding from Potterspury Lodge Trust and Youth Music. The event opened with some wonderful live music from Milestones Trio (a Jazz group featuring Live Music Now musicians). After hearing the musical delights attendees were invited to join us for some short... more...

14 Jun 2018


NYMAZ Ambassadors Next Meeting!

NYMAZ is a charity that works with organisations around the county to bring exciting music-making opportunities to children and young people. We are looking for motivated young people aged 14-25 to join our programme called NYMAZ Music Ambassadors. Ambassadors is part of the NYMAZ Play It Loud Programme, funded by... more...

13 Jun 2018


Celebrating the Early Years at our brilliant Conference!

On Tuesday 1 May, NYMAZ held its biennial Early Years Music Network Conference, an event for anyone with an interest in developing their skills working with early-years. Delegates were treated to contributions from Rebecca Denniff, Jo Brockbank (Hallé Orchestra), Polly Ives, Hannah Dilworth and Kathryn Sturman (Made with Music), Jane Parker... more...