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June 2016

24 Jun 2016

Live music direct to your classroom! 23 June & 1 July

The Hallé Orchestra - Credit Russell Hart Join the Hallé Orchestra and A4 Brass Quartet for two unique performances, broadcast live on the internet especially for schools. We are very excited to be working with Cumbria and Durham & Darlington Music Education Hubs to present two extra special performances for... more...

24 Jun 2016

Can you support Play Far Away Day?

As part of Play Far Away Day this Saturday, music groups and individual musicians – from youth orchestras to community choirs, blues bands to folk duos – took to remote spots in North Yorkshire to make music, sharing photos and videos of their groups and performances on social media, and helping us... more...

24 Jun 2016

Play Far Away Day - as it happened!

Catch up on our adventures across North Yorkshire during #PlayFarAwayDay below! [View the story “Play Far Away Day: as it happened!” on Storify]... more...

24 Jun 2016

Play Far Away Day is here - please donate!

Saturday 18 June is Play Far Away Day! The day that musicians across the county take to remote spots in North Yorkshire to demonstrate that everybody should have access to music, no matter where they live… Please donate! We’re raising funds for new children and young people’s music activities... more...

15 Jun 2016

Young people, music & rural isolation: NYMAZ’s Calls to Action

As part of NYMAZ’s Play Far Away Day campaign, we’re revisiting the Calls to Actions from our research report on young people, music and rural isolation, Gone in the Air. Published in January 2015, the report included a series of pledges from NYMAZ in response to identified Calls to... more...

01 Jun 2016

Connect: Resound Gathering speakers announced!

Speakers Announced - Connect: Resound 2016 Gathering, 29 June 2016 We are delighted to be welcoming speakers and workshop leaders with a wealth of experience across music, education and digital technology to the Connect: Resound 2016 Gathering. It will make for a really exciting and inspiring day! David Ashworth -  Keynote speaker -... more...