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29 Jun 2020


North Yorkshire County Youth Orchestra Tunes Up for Lockdown Performance!

Thursday 9 July, 10.30am at www.connectresound.live/watch The fifty members of the North Yorkshire County Youth Orchestra will present a brand new, lockdown performance to homes and schools across the county and beyond on Thursday 9 July at 10.30am. The event will be live-streamed at www.connectresound.live/watch   ... more...

29 Jun 2020


Cumbria Music Hub invites families and young people to enjoy musical comedy cabaret

Free online performance by Graffiti Classics Wednesday 8 July, 2pm at www.connectresound.live/watch 16 strings, 8 dancing feet and four voices will be setting alight screens across Cumbria and beyond on 8 July from 2pm as Graffiti Classics presents a musical comedy cabaret show for families and young people – available to watch... more...

11 Jun 2020


A Walk in the Wild Wood!

In the lead up to Rural Fest 2020, we want to put some of our wonderful artists in the spotlight - to give you a bit more information about what you can look forward to! Today, we are featuring Sophie Knill; a brilliant member of our young team who has created... more...

10 Jun 2020


The Ethos of Rural Fest

Here, at Rural Fest HQ, we have been busying away, getting our schedule in order for the 21st of June. Behind the scenes we are carefully constructing what we hope will be the best festival we can possibly put together for you. So, in the meantime, come and get to... more...

03 Jun 2020


Classical Music - A New Era!

Classical music is usually seen as relaxing, gentle and ‘upmarket’. Jess Gillam, however, links this world with the pop universe, having played pop songs like David Bowie’s ‘Where Are We Now’ as well as classical pieces by the likes of French composer Milhaud. She has said that she would... more...

11 May 2020


Testing… testing… is anyone out there?

Don’t fear, we’re still here! Save the date, Rural Fest 2020 WILL be taking place on the 21st of June. But, in line with the uncertainty of future regulations, we’ve decided to take things digital. Hello! We are Rural Fest 2020, an exciting new project led by a team... more...

09 Jan 2020


Live Broadcast of ‘The Apple Tree’ for Early Years!

BE PART OF A UK-WIDE PRESCHOOL ORCHESTRA ONLINE AUDIENCE Preschoolers across the UK are invited to an orchestra performance with a difference this month. Created for children aged two to five, it will be live-streamed across the country for free and will help raise awareness of the importance of early... more...

01 Jan 2020


Music Industry Unmasked

Thursday 6 February, 2020 at 9.30am - 3.00pm, Pavilions of Harrogate, HG2 8NZ. Book Your Place NOW! We’re delighted to present an exciting event for young people in years 7-13. Get creative about your career at Music Industry Unmasked! This full day event provides young people the opportunity to meet, talk... more...

03 Dec 2019


An Introduction to Music Journalism - Mini Course!

NYMAZ Ambassadors - PODs Music Journalism Mini Course: Monday 13 January - Monday 3 February 2020. Join us for this 4 weeks mini course taking place on Monday evenings 6-8pm, at Ripon Library, The Arcade, Ripon, HG4 1AG Aged 16-25 and interested in music journalism? Join the NYMAZ Ambassadors for this exciting opportunity... more...

03 Jul 2019


Ripon Song Share!

Join us for another brilliant Song Share event led by Early Years music Duo Songbirds! Songbirds France and Lydia will be leading us in activities looking at how to interact musically using instruments and props and developing those musical conversations in your sessions! This event is an opportunity to participate... more...