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Training & CPD

19 Mar 2020


Support, Resources and Community in the Face of Coronavirus

Business as usual The NYMAZ team is following government guidelines and is currently working from home until further notice. As our office is closed, we cannot answer telephone calls or voicemails to the landline. However, business will continue as usual – we ask that you get in contact via email and... more...

31 Jan 2020


NYMAZ’s Annual SEND Music Network Gathering 2020

Tuesday 24 March 2020, 12-5pm Merchant Taylors’ Hall, Aldwark, York YO1 7BX We’re delighted to present another SEND Music Network Gathering this March, at the beautiful merchant Taylor’s Hall in York! Tickets for the event cost just £20, or £15 for members of the network. It’s free to join! So... more...

01 Jan 2020


Music Industry Unmasked

Thursday 6 February, 2020 at 9.30am - 3.00pm, Pavilions of Harrogate, HG2 8NZ. Book Your Place NOW! We’re delighted to present an exciting event for young people in years 7-13. Get creative about your career at Music Industry Unmasked! This full day event provides young people the opportunity to meet, talk... more...

30 May 2019


Apply for a NYMAZ bursary for the CME: Early Childhood!

NYMAZ is delighted to once again be offering a bursary for Early Years Music Network members and NYCC Music Service staff who wish to undertake the Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators (CME): Early Childhood!. Only four bursaries are available for candidates starting the course in September 2019. The CME: Early Childhood... more...

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...