PMZ Press and Media

PMZ LATEST media releases 2017

JULY 2017 - PMZ PUTS PEOPLE CENTRE STAGE TO ACHIEVE GOLD INVESTORS IN PEOPLE

APRIL 2017 - PMZ'S ANNUAL AWARDS EVENT 2017 CELEBRATES INSPIRATION AND DEDICATION

MARCH 2017INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE SHARES ‘GROUND BREAKING’ RESEARCH


archive - media releases 2016

JULY 2016 - HALF A MILLION POUND LOTTERY GRANT HELPS PMZ TUNE INTO ISOLATED COMMUNITIES

JUNE 2016 - OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC LEGACY FUNDER SINGLES OUT PLYMOUTH MUSIC ZONE

MAY 2016 -  NEW RESEARCH SHOWS MUSIC BOOSTS RELATIONSHIPS AND SOCIAL BONDING

APRIL 2016 - LLOYDS BANK FOUNDATION GRANT £75,000 FOR PMZ PROGRAMME FOR ISOLATED CARERS            

APRIL 2016 - PMZ SECURES £100,000 FROM ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND                                                               

MARCH 2016 - SPOTLIGHT ON WINNERS AT PMZ CELEBRATION AWARDS EVENT

FEBRUARY 2016 - SECOND PROFESSOR JOINS PMZ BOARD


ARCHIVE - MEDIA RELEASES 2015

JUNE 2015 - PMZ WINS ARTS AND HEALTH SOUTH WEST PRIZE 2015

MAY 2015 - PMZ AND PLYMOUTH UNIVERSITY AWARDED £150,000 ARTS COUNCIL RESEARCH GRANT        Research partnership one of only 8 in country to receive funding to look at impact of music making  

MARCH 2015 - PMZ MUSIC LEADER WINS NATIONAL 'INSPIRATION' AWARD                                                     

PMZ's Music Leader/Training Coordinator Anna Batson picks up prestigious award for inspirational practice


Archive - media releases 2014

DEC 2014 - PMZ's TASTE OF XMAS WITH TEA, TINSEL AND TONSILS                                                             

Festive singalong event brings together older people from settings across Plymouth 

OCT 2014 - PMZ LAUNCHES NEW AWARD IN MEMORY OF INSPIRATIONAL INDIVIDUAL                                 

Lynda MacPherson Inspiration Award to recognise inspirational older people. 

SEPT 2014MUSIC HELPS WOMEN AND CHILDREN MOVE ON FROM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Plymouth University research shows impact of PMZ’s work in Plymouth domestic abuse refuge.

MAY 2014 – PMZ TAKES TOP ORCHESTRA INTO CARE HOMES
PMZ welcomes the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment back for the third year running

APR 2014 - PMZ WINS TOP REGIONAL AWARD FOR 'IMPACT'                                                                              PMZ wins Best Overall Impact Award at Inaugural South West Impact Awards

APR 2014 - PLYMOUTH UNIVERSITY RESEARCHERS BACK UP POWER OF MUSIC                                               Launch of Independent Evaluation of PMZ's work with older people in residential homes.


ARCHIVE - MEDIA RELEASES 2013

DEC 2013 - TEA, TINSEL AND TONSILS
A PMZ Festive Sing-Along

NOV 2013 - DEVONPORT CHARITY RECOGNISED IN TOP 3% IN THE COUNTRY
PMZ achieves Silver Investors in People Award

NOV 2013 - PMZ APPRENTICES - YOU'RE HIRED!
PMA welcomes two new team members to the team.

NOV 2013 - PMZ SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT
2013 Nick Thomas Memorial Awards.

OCT 2013 - TOP PLYMOUTH BUSINESSMEN SET THE TONE
A huge THANK YOU to Plymouth Round Table for their generous donation.

APR 2013 - PMZ APPOINTS ITS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR    
Debbie steps up to the top job.          


ARCHIVE - Media Releases 2012

DEC 2012 - PMZ RECEIVES LLOYDS TSB FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR OLDER PEOPLE

JUN 2012 - PMZ WINS THE BIG LOTTERY!
PMZ's lottery and other funding successes.

MAY 2012 - PMZ DIRECTOR LEAVES ON A HIGH NOTE
PMZ bids a big bye bye to boomerang Matt!

MAY 2012 - YOUTH MUSIC APPOINTS NEW EXEC DIRECTOR
Matt Griffiths secures top job at Youth Music.


 

For all Media Enquiries and interviews please call PMZ's Development Manager, Jeany  Robinson, on 01752 213690 or email her directly.

 


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Archive - Media Releases 2011


NOV 2011 - SETH LAKEMAN IS PMZ's FIRST EVER PATRON
Devon folk sensation gets another string to his bow as our first ever patron.


NOV 2011 - ROYAL HARPIST AT PMZ 
The former official harpist to the Royal family gives workshops at PMZ


OCT 2011 - OAE and PMZ SHARE SKILLS 
World class Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment to take up residence at PMZ


SEPT 2011 - PMZ CELEBRATES FUNDING SUCCESS 
PMZ wins money to extend its work to vulnerable adults.


AUG 2011 - CHICKS MUSICAL MONDAY 
Here's the outcome of the Musical Monday for the kids from CHICKS...


AUG 2011- CHICKS and PMZ HATCH MUSICAL PLAN 
Disadvantaged children from all over UK make CD at PMZ


JUN 2011 - BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA MASTERCLASS 
Sarah Freestone from the BBC Concert Orchestra visited Plymouth Music Zone to give a masterclass to the students taking part in the Elbow project.


MAR 2011 - TEMPO YOUTH FORUM 
Everything you need to know about TEMPO's relaunch.


FEB 2011 - YOUTH MUSIC VOICES 
All the press details for the February 13th YMV Event


Archive - Media Releases 2010


SEPT 2010 - Back to the Future 
We welcome some new faces to the team who are more familiar than you might think...


JULY 2010 - Josie Newton EP Release 
PMZ Young Singing Leader Josie Newton launches her debut EP


JAN 2010 - Widening Horizons 
What do you want to be when you grow up?


Archive - Media Releases 2009


DEC 2009 - No Weeds Allowed! 
Prince's Trust Volunteers battle wind and rain to transform PMZ garden.


NOV 2009 - TAMALA Masterclass 
Top West African musicians give free masterclass at PMZ


NOV 2009 - Youth Music Week 
Activities to celebrate Youth Music Week


JUN 2009 - PMZ's Big 10 Events 
PMZ's 10th anniversary...


APR 2009 - Youth Proof Consultation 
Young People measure musical pulse in Devonport.


MAR 2009 - ArtSprouts Book Launch 
New early years music and arts resource


Archive - Media Releases 2008


AUG 2008 - Growing Grooves 
"Growing Grooves" - joining forces with the "Diggin It!" organic gardening project to write songs in the great outdoors.


AUG 2008 - Summer Sounds 
From gardening to fish crate drums, the most diverse summer programme ever!


JULY 2008 - Funding is Music to our Ears! 
Devonport Regeneration Community Partnership support PMZ's vision.


JULY 2008 - Nick Thomas Award Winner 
Ellie Kellman wins outstanding achievement award.


APR 2008 - Top Musicians' Union Event 
PMZ's Youth Forum have stars in their eyes...


Archive - Media Releases 2007


NOV 2007 - Award Winners 
Social Enterprise of the Year Award Winners


NOV 2007 - Magical Masterclasses 
Bob the Builder composer fixes it!


OCT 2007 - Leaps and Sounds 
Let's face the music and dance...


JUN 2007 - PMZ website's a hit! 
PMZ Website tops the 10,000 hit mark.


MAY 2007 - New Music Award to Remember 
PMZ Nick Thomas Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement


MAY 2007 - Sensational News 
Launch of new Sensation Music Station


FEB 2007 - ROCK THERAPY 5th ANNIVERSARY 
Alcohol free Rock and Roll


Archive - Media Releases 2006

NOV 2006 - ITV People's Millions
Vote for the Sensation Music Station!

NOV 2006 - ITV People's Millions

Let your fingers do the talking!

OCT 2006 - Orange Plymouth Music Week 
PMZ gives Orange Plymouth Music Week the red carpet treatment


AUG 2006 - Girl Power 
Upcoming girl band


AUG 2006 - Tiny Tunes 
Toe-tapping toddler sessions


AUG 2006 - Your Pound, Your Choice 
Big Lottery Pilot Scheme


JULY 2006 - Luke Lundin, BBC New Talent 
Upcoming disabled composer


JUN 2006 - Make and Shake 
DIY music making


JUN 2006 - Whitleigh SSA Into the Woods 
If you go down to the woods...


APR 2006 - Orchestr8 - World War 2 
Adding musical colour to 1940s black and white footage


Archive - Media Releases 2005


NOV 2005 - Plym View SSA United We Stand 
Commemorative WW2 Event


OCT 2005 - Whitleigh SSA Home Front Recall 
Oh the back of the bus they cannae sing


AUG 2005 - Home Front Recall Award 
SSA wins the biggest lottery award in the South West


APR 2005 - Drumming Up Business 
Noisiest Chamber of Commerce lunch ever...