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Training & CPD

07 Jan 2019


Getting started with the CME: Early Childhood

This year, NYMAZ is supporting a cohort of four practitioners to undertake the Certificate for Music Educators (CME): Early Childhood provided by CREC (Centre for Research in Early Childhood). To kick-start their 2019, they spent two days last week at the CREC headquarters in Birmingham, joining other students on the course... more...

21 Dec 2018


Celebrating inclusion at the NYMAZ SEND Music Network Gathering 2018!

On Wednesday 14 November, NYMAZ held its annual SEND (special educational needs and/or disabilities) Music Network Gathering, an event for anyone with an interest in developing their skills and knowledge of using music in SEND settings. Delegates were treated to contributions from Rosie Rushton and Dom Macmillan-Scott (Big Top Musical... more...

03 Dec 2018


Reflections on MERYC-England’s ‘Music in Early Childhood’ Conference

Sally-Anne Brown is an early years specialist working in North Yorkshire and Lancashire, and a member of the NYMAZ Early Years Music Network. She has completed the MA in Early Years Music Education at CREC (Centre for Research in Early Childhood), and has many years’ experience as an instrumental teacher... more...

29 Nov 2018


Seaside Song Share

Another Singing Success! On Tuesday 27 November, NYMAZ held its second Song Share session at The Green Lane Centre in Whitby - an event for anyone working with the early years and a passion for incorporating music! It was another great event, where those who attended met others working in similar... more...

28 Nov 2018


Safeguarding for Online Tuition

Join us for a webinar: Online Music Tuition Safeguarding Workshop with Cliff Manning Music Education Hubs across the country are developing an online instrumental tuition element to their work. Developing online tuition can reduce travel time and costs, enable greater access to music education opportunities for young people, and provide... 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...

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...

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...

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...

27 Feb 2018


We’re launching a bursary for the CME: Early Childhood!

NYMAZ is excited to be launching a new bursary for Early Years Music Network members who wish to undertake the Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators (CME): Early Childhood. NYMAZ will be offering a very limited number of bursaries for candidates starting the course in September 2018 and September 2019 – only four bursaries... more...