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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...

05 Jun 2020


Black Lives Matter Statement and Resources

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” Martin Luther King Jr. Following on from our social media post earlier this week regarding Blackout Tuesday, the NYMAZ team have compiled a list of articles, websites, donation platforms and resources that we have found practical,... 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...

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...

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...

20 Nov 2018


A digital learning journey

By Julia Ient, Head of Business Development, Cambridgeshire Music November 2018 At Cambridgeshire Music, to achieve our vision that all children, families and adults in Cambridgeshire take advantage of the rich cultural opportunities available in the county, we have been working on developing online learning for a couple of years. Initially... 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...

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...

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...