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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...

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...

29 Aug 2018


Green light for five children’s music projects in Scarborough and Whitby

Youth music charity NYMAZ is delighted to announce that it has made a successful bid to the Essential Life Skills Fund to support five exciting music projects for children and young people in the Scarborough and Whitby region. The aim is to give children and young people in the area... more...

28 Aug 2018


Musical Mums in the Spotlight!

For those of you who haven’t heard of Musical Mums, it is one of NYMAZ’s longest standing projects in partnership with Harrogate International Festivals (HIF). Now in its 11th year, Musical Mums is a highly successful initiative working with young mothers under 25 and their children in Harrogate. Musical... more...

02 Aug 2018


Advice for starting in the Music Industry - an Interview with Rich Huxley

NYMAZ Ambassador Luke asked Hope & Social’s Rich Huxley a few questions. Here are some highlights of the interview Q.1 We have been talking about being self-sufficient in your music making, how important do you think it is to find your own projects, especially in balancing what you want... more...

10 Jul 2018


Helps us break the World Record!

We are doing a FREE live music broadcast to celebrate The Tall Ships Races in Sunderland and smash a world-record! On Wednesday 11 July 2018, from 9.45 am tune in to at: http://www.connectresound.live You can join in with schools across the UK and share the excitement of The Tall Ships... more...