Archive: September 2017

Music education needs social harmony

Music education needs social harmony

The opening of the £57m state of the art flagship Birmingham Conservatoire (principal: Julian Lloyd Webber) prompted a thought provoking editorial in The Guardian. Steven Greenall, chief executive of Warwick Music Group, believes that music education needs to focus on the base of the pyramid.  Music need not and should not become the ‘preserve of […]

Daniel Ashton, Digital Product Developer

Daniel Ashton, Digital Product Developer

Hi, I’m Daniel. I’ve worked with Warwick Music since 2012, I saw the first pBones go on sale and I am responsible for overseeing all of our websites and a lot of the online output we create. I studied Fine Art at the Manchester Metropolitan University and from there I hold a degree in Interactive […]

Phil Doyle, Financial Controller

Phil Doyle, Financial Controller

Hi. I’m Phil, my role at Warwick Music is Financial Controller so I am responsible for anything numbers related. I have worked in various finance roles for over 25 years in a number of different industries which has given me a great deal of experience. I started working at Warwick Music in 2014. I enjoy […]

Chris Fower, Director of Education

Chris Fower, Director of Education

Hi, I’m Chris, and I’m Warwick Music Group’s Director of Education. I’ve worked with Warwick Music since 2012 and I’m completely committed to brass instrumental learning and especially first access through pBone and pTrumpet. I studied bass trombone at Leeds College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music, and have made my living playing […]

Kate Greenall, Social Media Manager

Kate Greenall, Social Media Manager

Hi, I’m Kate! I am responsible for all things social media so I love seeing the fun and wacky things our creative followers get up to with their pBones, pTrumpets and pBuzz. I also have a love for music and after starting to play the clarinet aged six went on to study at the Royal […]

Steven Greenall, Chief Executive

Steven Greenall, Chief Executive

Hello, I’m Steven. I started playing trombone at the age of nine – and I haven’t put it down since! I’ve always had an interest in music which is why I set up Warwick Music. In 2007 I was approached by Hugh Rashleigh who had the great idea to create a plastic trombone. He was […]

Lucy Leddington-Wright, General Manager

Lucy Leddington-Wright, General Manager

Hi, I’m Lucy! My career in the music industry began in 2003 when I completed my Master’s degree in Musicology at Cardiff University, after which I spent a year working for Warwick Music as a graduate. I then moved to London and spent the next eight years working in various Orchestra Management roles with Southbank […]

Becca Pope, Publishing Manager

Becca Pope, Publishing Manager

Hi, I’m Becca and I’m the publishing manager at Warwick Music. Alongside this I’m also an Education Ambassador for the company which involves me going into school and the community delivering projects and encouraging children and adults alike to join our pFamily! I studied trombone at the Royal Northern College of Music and enjoyed playing […]

Matt Pope, Operations Director

Matt Pope, Operations Director

Hi, I’m Matt. Music has always been around me my whole life; my dad, granddad and even great grandad were all musicians. The first instrument I played was the piano at the age of four; I started playing the trumpet aged 13 and haven’t put it down since! I still play and teach now. I […]

Chris Shea, Project & Product Development Manager

Chris Shea, Project & Product Development Manager

Ni Hao, Hi, I’m Chris. I come from an engineering, sales and marketing background and my experience has given me a great insight into the many facets of business and product development. Latterly my work has centred around new product development in the niche field of plastic music instrument design. Although not an instrument player […]

Branislav Zivkovic, President North America and Global Chief Commercial Officer

Branislav Zivkovic, President North America and Global Chief Commercial Officer

I am Branislav Zivkovic, pronounced BRA-KNEE-SLAV – ZEEV-KO-VITCH ! I grew up in a household in Switzerland with a piano and at around the age of 5 I got my first guitar. I managed to develop guitar picking skills and memorize Fuer Elise by LVB! I enjoy enabling and listening to my 4 children as […]

Meet our pPal…Branislav

Meet our pPal…Branislav

Branislav Zivkovic, Chief Commercial Officer & President North America Branislav is a relatively new member of the WMG team, having joined in July 2016, but he is now an integral player and no one can imagine life without him! Branislav grew up in Switzerland in a musical household and became the proud owner of a guitar […]

Meet our pPal…Becca

Meet our pPal…Becca

Becca Pope, Publishing Manager, Education Consultant, pShop Co-ordinator Becca has officially been with WMG since 2012. One of her many roles is as education ambassador for the company, which involves going into schools and the local community delivering projects and encouraging children and adults alike to join the pFamily. Becca studied trombone at the Royal […]