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17 Jan 2019


Arts Council England funds music residencies to broaden cultural opportunities for rural children

Young people in rural North Yorkshire will have the chance to experience a range of musical genres and cultures, thanks to a new programme - ‘Sounding Out’- from youth music charity NYMAZ. With funding from Arts Council England, ‘Sounding Out’ will invite young people to work alongside professional musicians... more...

20 Dec 2018


Music For Two in the Spotlight!

For those of you who haven’t heard of Music For Two it is one of NYMAZ’s long standing projects in partnership with The Army Welfare Services (AWS). Now in its 5th year, Music For Two is a family friendly and successful initiative working with parents/carers and their... more...

29 Nov 2018


Seaside Song Share

Another Singing Success! On Tuesday 27 November, NYMAZ held its second Song Share session at The Green Lane Centre in Whitby - an event for anyone working with the early years and a passion for incorporating music! It was another great event, where those who attended met others working in similar... more...

28 Nov 2018


Safeguarding for Online Tuition

Join us for a webinar: Online Music Tuition Safeguarding Workshop with Cliff Manning Music Education Hubs across the country are developing an online instrumental tuition element to their work. Developing online tuition can reduce travel time and costs, enable greater access to music education opportunities for young people, and provide... more...

20 Nov 2018


A digital learning journey

By Julia Ient, Head of Business Development, Cambridgeshire Music November 2018 At Cambridgeshire Music, to achieve our vision that all children, families and adults in Cambridgeshire take advantage of the rich cultural opportunities available in the county, we have been working on developing online learning for a couple of years. Initially... more...

16 Nov 2018


Connect:Resounds presents “An Introduction to Teaching Music Online” with Grant Golding

Fancy teaching music online? Or keen to brush up your skills? Put this date in your diary now and let Grant Golding answer your questions! Monday 19 November 4.00pm - 5:30pm WEBINAR: An Introduction to Teaching Music Online with Grant Golding FREE for NYMAZ Remote Music Learning Network Members (£3.50 for non-members) ... more...

20 Sep 2018


Richmond Jam in the Spotlight!

Richmond Jam was established in 2009 by Chris Powls of the Richmond Jazz Festival and has been a long standing NYMAZ project for the last five years. This dynamic project offers young people aged 11 – 19 years old the opportunity to take part in creative music workshops developing their improvisation, composition and performance... more...

20 Nov 2017


NYMAZ is a Living Wage employer

We’re very proud to announce that NYMAZ is now accredited as a Living Wage employer. Our Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at NYMAZ, regardless of whether they are direct employees or third-party contracted staff; receive a minimum hourly wage of £8.75 in the UK (or £10.20 in London). Both... more...

02 May 2017


We’re inviting young people to join our NYMAZ Ambassadors project

Over the next six months we’re inviting young people, aged 14 -25 to join our NYMAZ Ambassadors project, running out of Rural Arts in Thirsk. The project is a great opportunity to engage with music, but also to be part of a youth voice that contributes to the services we... more...

13 Mar 2017


‘One Step Beyond’ Musical Inclusion Residential Weekend summary

Richard Hearn, NYMAZ Project Officer, reflects on the ‘One Step Beyond’ Musical Inclusion Residential. On 27 – 29 January musinc & NYMAZ hosted ‘One Step Beyond’ a Musical Inclusion Residential Weekend, held at Scarborough’s Cober Hill Hotel. Founded by the Rowntree family (York’s great chocolate family), Cober Hill was developed as... more...