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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 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...

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...

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: 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...

25 Apr 2018

NYMAZ Annual Review 17/18

Read about a fantastic year for NYMAZ in our 2017-18 Annual Review. It has been another fantastic year for the charity - we have worked with over 1,500 young people, delivered 430 music workshops, and have given activities in 49 locations across the county. We have also seen significant growth in our professional... more...

25 Apr 2018

NYMAZ joins the Alliance for a Musically Inclusive England

New national alliance led by Youth Music aims to support a new generation of young musicians National charity Youth Music has announced the formation of the Alliance for a Musically Inclusive England, a collective of leading music organisations working together to promote diversity and cultural democracy in music education. The... more...

17 Apr 2018

NYMAZ announces new appointments for Connect: Resound

- Abigail D’Amore & Sound Connections join the team – Youth music charity NYMAZ is pleased to announce that it has boosted the team working on its pioneering digital music education project, Connect: Resound. Abigail D’Amore has been brought on board as an Associate whilst Sound Connections has won... more...

18 Jul 2017

NYMAZ Early Years Songbook: Songs for Modern Childhoods

18 July 2017 NYMAZ launches Early Years Songbook: Songs for Modern Childhoods, twelve new songs which celebrate the lives of children today NYMAZ, the youth music development charity, today announced the release of a new resource aimed at those making music with babies and pre-school children. The twelve new, original songs in... 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...