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10 Sep 2018


NYMAZ’s annual SEN/D Music Network Gathering 2018

We’re delighted to present another SEN/D Music Network Gathering this November, at the serene Pavilions of Harrogate! Tickets for the event cost just £20, or £15 for members of the network. It’s free to join! So why not save a fiver by signing up here: https://www.nymaz.org... 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...

20 Jul 2017


NYMAZ SEND Music Network Gathering: 15 November 2017

Following the success of last year’s NYMAZ SEND Music Network Gathering, we’re delighted to present another fantastic lineup of speakers for 2017! We invite you to join us at the serene open spaces at Pavilions of Harrogate. Where: Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, HG2 8NZ When: Wednesday 15... more...

13 Mar 2017


‘One Step Beyond’ Musical Inclusion Residential Weekend summary

Richard Hearn, NYMAZ Project Officer, reflects on the ‘One Step Beyond’ Musical Inclusion Residential. On 27 – 29 January musinc & NYMAZ hosted ‘One Step Beyond’ a Musical Inclusion Residential Weekend, held at Scarborough’s Cober Hill Hotel. Founded by the Rowntree family (York’s great chocolate family), Cober Hill was developed as... more...

07 Mar 2017


Connect: Resound National Rollout - new report launched!

Music education in rural areas in jeopardy….BUT decent broadband is the answer • Virtual music tuition can fill the gap for remote schools but relies on superfast broadband
 • New report supports findings of “The State of Rural Services 2016”, published earlier this year by Rural England
 To read the project report,... more...

02 Feb 2017


Gaining Confidence with Music in the Early Years

NYMAZ welcomes Zoe Greenhalgh to deliver two linked CPD training sessions. Dates: Wednesday 22 February & 12 April 2017, 9:30 - 12:30. Location: Knaresborough Community Hub, Chain Lane, Knaresborough, HG5 0AS. Gaining Confidence with Music in the Early Years aims to build the musical confidence and knowledge of Early Years Practitioners. These practical and enjoyable... more...

09 Jan 2017


NYMAZ SEND Music Network Gathering

The NYMAZ SEND Music Network Gathering took place on Wednesday 16 November 2016 at The Spa, Scarborough. The day consisted of case study presentations, a practical workshop and a panel discussion. It was well received by the 37 music professionals in attendance, including a mix of staff from special schools, mainstream schools, students... more...

08 Nov 2016


We’re commissioning original songs for new Early Years Songbook

NYMAZ Early Years Songbook: Songs for Modern Childhoods NYMAZ is a youth music development charity championing the transformative potential of music for children and young people. Working with our trusted partners, we deliver high quality music-making activities across North Yorkshire to those in challenging circumstances, including three Early Years projects... more...

17 Oct 2016


North Yorkshire Music Hub featured in new Music Mark research

Music Mark has commissioned research on Whole Class Ensemble Teaching (WCET) in Music Education Hubs. The report was published in September 2016, with North Yorkshire Music Hub as one of the Hubs participating in the project. The research came about as a result of the English government’s 2001 pledged White Paper, ... more...