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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

29 Aug 2017


Meet the NYMAZ Music Ambassadors!

Aidan and Luke from Thirsk, aka The Drivers, http://wearethedrivers.com/ have been part of the NYMAZ Music Ambassadors project since April and have developed from music enthusiasts, to a fully functioning outfit. They will be sharing aspects of their learning through video guides (posted on Youtube and the NYMAZMusic... more...

05 Jul 2017


NYMAZ participating in Prosper, a business support programme from Creative United

NYMAZ is pleased to announce that it is participating in Prosper, a business support programme from Creative United. Prosper is designed to improve confidence and capabilities within business in the arts, museums and galleries. The programme is working with 70 businesses to help increase the resilience and investment across the sector. ... more...