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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...

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


Making Music Count

Arts subjects in schools come under much scrutiny these days. With a financial squeeze on funds delivering high quality events, performances and opportunities to students is becoming more challenging. Make Music Day UK is a platform which allows schools to participate in an international festival from their school grounds, and... 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...

14 Jun 2018


NYMAZ Ambassadors Next Meeting!

NYMAZ is a charity that works with organisations around the county to bring exciting music-making opportunities to children and young people. We are looking for motivated young people aged 14-25 to join our programme called NYMAZ Music Ambassadors. Ambassadors is part of the NYMAZ Play It Loud Programme, funded by... more...

13 Jun 2018


Celebrating the Early Years at our brilliant Conference!

On Tuesday 1 May, NYMAZ held its biennial Early Years Music Network Conference, an event for anyone with an interest in developing their skills working with early-years. Delegates were treated to contributions from Rebecca Denniff, Jo Brockbank (Hallé Orchestra), Polly Ives, Hannah Dilworth and Kathryn Sturman (Made with Music), Jane Parker... more...

08 Jun 2018


Love where you live…

Yorkshire is undeniably one of the most beautiful settings the UK has to offer with rich Dales, romantic moors, and a rugged coastline. In the heart of this gorgeous county is where our next musical treat is taking place. Jon Avison from The Moonbeams Collective and Jen Haines from Ivories... more...

30 May 2018


Be part of something bigger…

We know that living in some of the most beautiful areas our country provides sometimes means we miss out on the best music events going, and cities is where it is at – but not this time! This year, NYMAZ is working with Make Music Day to take music to the... more...

08 May 2018


NYMAZ Ambassadors Next Meeting!

NYMAZ is a charity that works with organisations around the county to bring exciting music-making opportunities to children and young people. We are looking for motivated young people aged 14-25 to join our programme called NYMAZ Music Ambassadors. Ambassadors is part of the NYMAZ Play It Loud Programme, funded by... more...

04 Sep 2017


Big Boost to Music Opportunities for Rural Children

NYMAZ awarded funding from Paul Hamlyn Foundation to extend innovative online music education project, Connect: Resound NYMAZ today announces that it has been awarded £273,000 from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Education and Learning Through the Arts Fund to extend its digital music education project, Connect: Resound, over the next four years.... more...