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05 Apr 2019


Sounding Out! Jazz workshops for young musicians this May Half Term

Join us for 3 days of creative music workshops for young musicians aged 10-18, led by contemporary jazz quartet Tipping Point. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.*   Learn new instrumental and composition techniques   Perform alongside Tipping Point in concert   All abilities are welcome! Over... more...

19 Mar 2019


NYMAZ are looking for two Trainee Music Leaders

NYMAZ and Jazz North are looking for two Trainee Music Leaders to assist with Tipping Point’s Sounding Out musicians’ residency at Selby Town Hall, May 2019. During five days of creative music workshops working with James Mainwaring and his contemporary jazz quartet Tipping Point, young people aged 10-18 will learn... more...

01 Mar 2019


iMUSE in the Spotlight

iMUSE is a very exciting project delivered by Accessible Arts & Media, and part of the NYMAZ Play It Loud programme, funded by Youth Music. This 1-to-1 therapeutic multi-sensory experience provides a relaxing and creative space where young people with additional needs can make their own choices, create music and... more...

25 Feb 2019


Sound Recording Techniques, with Producer Ed Heaton

Aged 14-25 and interested in music production or sound recording? Join the NYMAZ Ambassadors for this exciting opportunity to experience the sound recording profession and develop your skills by working alongside music producer Ed Heaton. In March and April 2019, NYMAZ will be running a free, one-off short course in recording... more...

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...

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...

19 Oct 2018


NYMAZ Ambassadors Drumming Workshop!

Join us for another brilliant workshop on Wednesday 24th October, 6 - 8pm at the Selby North Children’s Centre, Flaxley Road, Selby, YO8 4DL. We are really excited to have Will Fletcher from Maia joining us to run this brilliant drumming workshop. We will be getting active and rhythmical! Looking... more...

10 Oct 2018


NYMAZ Ambassadors ‘How to create a music event!’

Join us for another brilliant workshop on Wednesday 10th October, 6 - 8pm at the Green Lane Centre, Whitby, YO22 4EH. We are really excited to have Sam Hodgson joining us to run this brilliant ‘How to Create a Music Event!’ workshop looking at how to develop your ideas, create something... 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...