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Training & CPD

19 Mar 2019


NYMAZ are looking for two Trainee Music Leaders

NYMAZ and Jazz North are looking for two Trainee Music Leaders to assist with Tipping Point’s Sounding Out musicians’ residency at Selby Town Hall, May 2019. During five days of creative music workshops working with James Mainwaring and his contemporary jazz quartet Tipping Point, young people aged 10-18 will learn... more...

25 Feb 2019


Sound Recording Techniques, with Producer Ed Heaton

Aged 14-25 and interested in music production or sound recording? Join the NYMAZ Ambassadors for this exciting opportunity to experience the sound recording profession and develop your skills by working alongside music producer Ed Heaton. In March and April 2019, NYMAZ will be running a free, one-off short course in recording... more...

22 Feb 2019


Making Music in the Early Years, with Steve Grocott

Thursday 9 May 2019 The Forum Bullamoor Road Northallerton DL6 1LP Join inspirational trainer Steve Grocott for a two-hour practical training workshop for teachers, early years practitioners and anyone who works with 3-6 year olds who wants to include music in their day. The workshop is aimed at non-specialists in music, but... more...

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...