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February 2022

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...

02 Feb 2022


Music Makers: Just Be Yourself

Written by Rosie Bergonzi I really enjoyed the process of writing the song ‘Just Be Yourself’. The brief was to ‘celebrate’ so I felt sure this song would work well. It’s both a song and an activity, as it can be personalised to each child. It can encourage young... more...