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January 2015

30 Jan 2015

The TANDEM Experience

By Millie Watkins, NYMAZ Projects Officer I want to share an experience I had back in November – the ‘TANDEM’ experience. Tandem is an exchange programme matching cultural organisations, and the people who work for them, with others across Europe and the World in order to build long-lasting international partnerships. NYMAZ... more...

28 Jan 2015

Gone in the Air: Summary of Findings

Read the summary of findings from Gone in the Air, NYMAZ’s Young People, Music & Rural Isolation report, launched on 27 February 2015. You can read the full report here. ... more...

27 Jan 2015

NYMAZ Launches Young People, Music & Rural Isolation Report

NYMAZ calls for rounded approach to out-of-school music education to ensure children in rural England have equal life chances NYMAZ, the youth music development charity operating in North Yorkshire, has today warned that children in rural areas risk further isolation if the benefits of out-of-school music activities remain undervalued in... more...

19 Jan 2015

NYMAZ Early Years Resources Library

NYMAZ have designed an Early Years Resources Library for members of its Early Years Music Network, including specially compiled ‘kits’ full of instruments, puppets and other materials perfect for music activities with 0-5 year-olds. Each kit may be borrowed by Network members for up to three weeks at a time,... more...

12 Jan 2015

Why Should We Sing? Press Release

Press release 12 January 2015 NYMAZ Early Years Music Network Conference 2015 Why should we sing? Discover why singing to babies and young children is vital and learn how to get started 7 February 2015, 9.30am-3.00pm Community House, Portholme Road, Selby Y08 4QQ With keynote speech by Emeritus Professor Colwyn Trevarthen NYMAZ, the youth... more...

09 Jan 2015

Young People, Music and Rural Isolation symposium

Young People, Music & Rural Isolation symposium Tuesday 27 January 2pm – 5.30pm The Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1QS NYMAZ invites you to join us for an afternoon of lively debate and discussion, examining the benefits, opportunities and challenges surrounding the provision of participatory music activities for children and young... more...