Author: Kate Greenall

Plastic mouthpieces mean brass for all

Plastic mouthpieces mean brass for all

A new range of plastic mouthpieces manufactured in Great Britain, and which have BioCote anti-microbial protection, has been launched by Warwick Music Group, the makers of the multi-award winning pBone, pTrumpet and pBuzz. The mouthpieces are perfect for all playing environments and are excellent for buzzing practice. The versatility of the material allows for further […]

Start Your Legacy

Start Your Legacy

We’re keen to encourage people to think about their musical legacy and reflect on the journey they have embarked upon as musicians throughout their lifetimes. We have initiated a community-based campaign for musicians and we would like to encourage your participation. Please share images of yourself today or at a younger age and of those that […]

Learn to play pBone online!

Learn to play pBone online!

Start learning pBone on MusicGurus with Liam Kirkman, president of the British Trombone Society and Trombonist for Lady Gaga, Radiohead and Michael Bublé. In partnership with The British Trombone Society and Music Gurus, we’re happy to bring you this course for beginners that will definitely up your game on pBone trombone. These lessons take you […]

Gwent Music Teacher Training

Gwent Music Teacher Training

“I had a really great day working with the fantastic team at Gwent, I found their enthusiasm and openness to new ideas alongside a complete commitment to diving in and “having a go” was uplifting and made my job so easy. We workshopped progression in brass learning through the complete range of Warwick Music Group […]

Make Music Fun!

Make Music Fun!

Make music fun with pBone, pTrumpet and pBuzz is a new series of webinars that we are launching for our community to share and exchange ideas to spread the love . . . of music! The next video conference webinar will be held on Monday, 8th August at 4pm GMT or 11am USA EST, so our […]

Warwick Music Group to host ‘Music for All’ Proms workshops

Warwick Music Group to host ‘Music for All’ Proms workshops

Warwick Music Group is delighted to be supporting the charity Music for All as hosts of the BBC Proms Get Playing workshops at Imperial College, London on Sunday, 17th July at 10.30am. WMG – makers of the internationally acclaimed plastic music instruments – will hold a series of brass inspired Get Playing sessions for anyone wanting […]

pBuzz hits the right note with mini musicians

pBuzz hits the right note with mini musicians

Discover the joy of music in seconds, learn to play in minutes and enjoy for a lifetime – pBuzz is a completely new musical instrument. More eye-catching than a recorder, lighter than a drum and easier to play than a xylophone – pBuzz makes for a magical, musical playtime. Research has shown that youngsters who […]

Top marks for ‘Bold As’ music in education project

Top marks for ‘Bold As’ music in education project

Our pioneering music education initiative – BOLD AS – shows music in education improves children’s confidence, musical skills and behaviour. Commissioned by Deal Festival Education project, supported by Kent Music, and Warwick Music Group, the report found improvement in behaviour and capacity to concentrate, marked improvement in confidence and very significant improvement in musical skills. […]

WMG has the time of their lives with the CBSO!

WMG has the time of their lives with the CBSO!

We enjoyed a wonderful evening of ‘Songs from the Movies’ from the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Altman on 3rd June. Members of the audience were invited to join us in our fun zones to get a taste of what it feels like to be a musician by playing pBones and pTrumpets […]

Warwick Music Group in tune for Britain’s Got Talent Finale

Warwick Music Group in tune for Britain’s Got Talent Finale

This weekend pBone and pTrumpet hit the right note with the Britain’s Got Talent audience as they were played during the performance of ‘Feeling Good’ by runner-up Wayne Woodward.     

ITV News reports on special needs school’s pBand

ITV News reports on special needs school’s pBand

Students at a special needs school in Anglesey are enjoying a new-found confidence after receiving a donation of a class set of pBones. Canolfan Addysg y Bont caters for a range of diverse special educational needs and music is an important, therapeutic medium. The school’s band: ‘pBand’ has performed to parents and friends of the school […]

pOscars

pOscars

This month saw the first ever pBone awards ceremony where we celebrated the videos that have been created by enthusiastic pBone players. Voted for by the public, you can watch the winning videos below by clicking on each of the category titles… ‘Best pBone Young Musician’ – Master Munzert, aged just 22 months, has fun practising his pBone […]

Education Newsletter – Spring 2016

Education Newsletter – Spring 2016

Music education and access to brass instrument learning is at the heart of everything we do. We’re proud that our team are musicians themselves, passionate about giving children the same opportunities they had to learn music. The latest edition of our newsletter dedicated to education is now available to download below. If you would like to […]

What a hoot!

What a hoot!

Five youngsters performed beautifully at our Just Play photo shoot earlier this week. Dylan and Olivia aged 14, and Amelia , Madeline and Kieran aged 8 all shared a real passion for making musical fun. This was captured perfectly through the camera lens. Look out for our eye-catching new images as we refresh our marketing […]

Warwick Music Group hits the right note with CBSO sponsorship

Warwick Music Group hits the right note with CBSO sponsorship

Schoolchildren across the West Midlands will be able to get hands-on experience of playing a brass instrument thanks to our new partnership with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. We are delighted to be providing 100 of the world’s best-selling trombones, pBones, and the world’s first all-plastic trumpets, pTrumpets, for use by the CBSO’s Learning […]

Midwest Clinic 2015

Midwest Clinic 2015

WMG Education Director Chris Fower was delighted to be Conn-Selmer Department of Education’s guest at the Midwest Clinic, an orchestra and band conference held in Chicago 16-19 December 2015. “I enjoyed manning Conn-Selmer’s pBone and pTrumpet “Fun Zone” with trombone legend Tom “Bones” Malone which was super busy with loads of kids and adults alike […]

Scottish Festival of Brass 2015

Scottish Festival of Brass 2015

Warwick Music Group were very pleased to be invited by Band Supplies, to give some creative music sessions at the 2015 Scottish Festival of Brass, the Band Supplies Scottish Challenge and the Scottish Youth Brass Band Championships. On the day I ran some creative music workshops with a selection of enthusiastic young Scottish brass players on pBone […]

Education Newsletter

Education Newsletter

Music education and access to brass instrument learning is at the heart of everything we do. We’re proud that our team are musicians themselves, passionate about giving children the same opportunities they had to learn music. Our first newsletter dedicated to education is now available to download below. If you would like to receive further […]

Frederick Bird Education Project

Frederick Bird Education Project

This month 90 nine year old children at Frederick Bird Primary School in Coventry embarked on a ten week course of class music lessons learning the pBone and pTrumpet with our Education Ambassador Becca Pope. You can follow their journey here through the weekly blogs written by some of the students as well as their […]

76 Trombones!

76 Trombones!

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra held their performance of “The Music Man” earlier this month and in celebration of the signature song “Seventy-Six Trombones” they set up a trombone music lab to give visitors the opportunity to try a pBone. The pBones proved to be very popular with people of all ages, from children picking up […]