27 Aug 2019


Sounding Out Helmsley!

Join us for our October Half-Term Sounding Out residency in Helmsley!

Wednesday 30 - Friday 1 November, 10.30am – 3.30pm, at Helmsley Arts Centre.

Book your space now!

A fun-filled creative 3 days for young musicians ages 10-18.
This half-term activity is part of Sounding Out, a year-long project led by NYMAZ. We are a youth music charity which aims to provide the county’s young people with more music opportunities, and we have partnered with The English Folk Dance and Song Society to put together this three-day music residency.

The residency will provide three days of free creative music workshops, where participants will explore the expressive sounds, melodies and stories of Folk. Enjoying the opportunity to take part in creating and performing new music!
In addition to learning new instrumental and vocal techniques with professional musicians, participants will have the opportunity to perform in concert alongside the Tappy Lappy Quartet on the Friday evening.
All abilities are welcome to attend, so whether you have just started a new instrument, play regularly, or love to sing, come along and make music with Tappy Lappy Quartet, made up of Matthew Jones on guitar, alongside Kev Lees on fiddle, Dave Gray on melodeon and Bryony Bainbridge on vocals.

It is set to be a fun week, where young people will be able to find out about new musical genres, styles and cultures, as well as developing improvisation techniques and performance skills.

Join us to explore the engaging songs, lively melodies and compelling harmonies of English Folk Music! Come and learn new instrumental and composition techniques and perform alongside Tappy Lappy in concert! All abilities are welcome!

We are also excited to invite you to tune in to a live performance from the Tappy Lappy Quartet on Tuesday 24 September at 2pm

Join us for this live performance from the quartet where you can learn and explore an introduction to folk before the residency! Weaving together beautiful harmonies, lyrics and melodies of traditional and new-composed music to create an exciting performance.
Tune in on Tuesday 24 at 2pm by clicking here!

Teachers - do you want to get involved? Take part in activities for KS2-3 with our Education Resource pack filled with fun games and activities which explore the world of folk music even further. This resource can be downloaded SOON - watch this space!

Places on this fantastic music residency are completely free and allocated on a first come first served basis. So don’t miss out. Book your FREE space today by clicking here.

We look forward to seeing you there!

For more information call us on 01904 543382 or email our Programme and Networks Manager on grace@nymaz.org.uk.

The Sounding Out residency is delivered by NYMAZ working in partnership with the EFDSS. With funding from Arts Council England, Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Santander Foundation.

Photo by: Camilla Greenwood



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