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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...

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...

29 Aug 2017


Meet the NYMAZ Music Ambassadors!

Aidan and Luke from Thirsk, aka The Drivers, http://wearethedrivers.com/ have been part of the NYMAZ Music Ambassadors project since April and have developed from music enthusiasts, to a fully functioning outfit. They will be sharing aspects of their learning through video guides (posted on Youtube and the NYMAZMusic... more...

20 Jul 2017


NYMAZ SEND Music Network Gathering: 15 November 2017

Following the success of last year’s NYMAZ SEND Music Network Gathering, we’re delighted to present another fantastic lineup of speakers for 2017! We invite you to join us at the serene open spaces at Pavilions of Harrogate. Where: Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, HG2 8NZ When: Wednesday 15... more...

03 May 2017


National Youth Jazz Orchestra / Swaledale Festival live streamed broadcast

It’s Jazz, but not as you know it! Children across the UK to experience live broadcast from National Youth Jazz Orchestra Tune in at: http://www.live.ucanplay.org.uk on Tuesday 6 June 2017 at 11.10am – 12.20pm (inc 10-mins Q&A) On Tuesday 6 June at 11.10am children across the... 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...

08 Feb 2017


NYMAZ is commissioning two ‘Breakthrough’ projects in 2017

NYMAZ is commissioning two ‘Breakthrough’ projects as part of the NYMAZ Youth Music Programme in 2017-18, funded by The National Foundation for Youth Music. We are looking for emerging and early career music leaders to deliver music projects for children and young people in North Yorkshire outside of school time. ... more...

09 Jan 2017


Pop Duo Paper Horse Tours North Yorkshire Special Schools

Pop Duo Paper Horse Tours North Yorkshire Special Schools As part of Live Music Now Outside the Mainstream we were lucky enough to welcome a pop duo - Paper Horse - to Welburn Hall School at the end of November. We regularly welcome musicians from the Live Music Now initiative... more...

30 Sep 2016


NYMAZ seeks Projects Officer (Maternity cover)

NYMAZ Projects Officer (maternity cover) Closing date: 10am Monday 24 October Come and work with NYMAZ! NYMAZ is a youth music development charity which champions the transformative potential of music for children and young people. Working with our trusted partners, we deliver high quality music-making activities across North Yorkshire to those... more...