30 Apr 2019

NYMAZ go #Rural with Make Music Day UK

NYMAZ is working with Make Music Day UK again this year to take music to the countryside –  we are encouraging you to think as creatively as you can when it comes to venue and location! Take your music to the hills, mountains and beaches!
Last year we had performances from sunrise to sunset across our beautiful landscape. This year we are wanting even more rural performances, and music to be shared far and wide.
The #RuralTheme wants to break down those barriers of isolation and welcome all musicians from around the UK to celebrate together no matter where they are; to be able to share across ages, communities and landscape providing the opportunity to be part of something more.


Make Music Day is an annual set of free music events taking place in venues and public spaces around the UK - from town squares to libraries, bandstands to school halls and now to the mountains, lakes, and moors on the longest day of the year, Friday 21 June.

And we would love to be a part of your day and help you get the most out of your rural performance. We are offering to share your stories, inspiration and promote your music across our social media platforms as much as possible and feature your work with an interview posted to our website. All you have to do is sign up your performance online here: https://makemusicday.co.uk/ and select the Rural Theme.


For Rural Theme entries we are offering a featured article for the artist or group that enters our competition for #NYMAZmostRural. We want to hear your performance idea, and location of choice where you will be taking your music on the 21 June. The winners will be those that NYMAZ believe is the most rural and exciting performance!

Winners will be selected on Friday 14 June by NYMAZ and given a featured article space to promote and shout about their performance, activity and work as much as possible.

To take up our offer of support for your rural performance, live stream, and interviews just sign up here. and you can email Grace, the NYMAZ Coordinator for some more information!

Let’s make more music happen!



Tags | Advocacy | Campaigns | Digital | Remote music learning | Rural isolation

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