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20 Jan 2021


100 Human Voices

Sound Recording Workshops Ages 11-18 Monday 15 February and Thursday 18 February Morning workshops 10-11.30am Evening workshops 5-6.30pm You can attend just the morning or evening workshops, or all of them! FREE Join NYMAZ and sound artist Duncan Chapman, from South Asian arts organisation, Manasamitra, in this two-part interactive workshop... more...

22 Dec 2020


Rural Fest Call Out 2021!

Rural Fest 2021! Are you 16 to -25 and interested in working in Live Music Events? Apply to be on our Production team for Rural Fest 2021 as part of the NYMAZ Youth Voice programme. Join the team to produce the second Rural Fest as part of the international festival Make Music Day! ... more...

01 Dec 2020


Guest Blog: Steph Halsey-NYMAZ Intern

Hi! My name is Steph and I’m currently working towards a Masters in Music at the University of Hull. After graduating from the Royal Northern College of Music, I explored a range of careers including marketing, venue management, and even became a campaigns and democracy coordinator! Whilst these were... more...

24 Nov 2020


Rapunzel The Lockdown Pantomime

Do you love panto? Oh yes you do! We’re excited to announce that we are live-streaming Rapunzel The Lockdown Pantomime on 16 December from 1:30 pm – 2:40 pm for Norfolk Music Hub and they are inviting EVERYONE to tune in for some festive, singalong fun! Rapunzel The Lockdown Pantomime is a school-friendly,... more...

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...