Category: Education

pBone users get 6 months free ITA membership

pBone users get 6 months free ITA membership

We are delighted to have teamed up with the International Trombone Association to offer an exclusive and free 6 month trial ITA membership for all pBone users. The International Trombone Association is the largest association of trombonists with 4,000 members from 74 countries. Formed in 1972, ITA is a registered non-profit organization and their mission is to promote the […]

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 […]

Gold for pBuzz in Primary Teacher Awards

Gold for pBuzz in Primary Teacher Awards

Just a few months after the launch of pBuzz, our brand-new instrument – designed to encourage children to take up the playing of music – has been awarded ‘Gold’ in the UK’s top primary teacher awards. pBuzz is helping to develop the next generation of brass musicians – and is seen as an alternative to […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The #pLayin30days Challenge

The #pLayin30days Challenge

2015 is just around the corner and sooner then you realise you will be asked numerous times “What’s your New Year’s resolution?” You might already have some ideas like giving up chocolate, committing to more exercise, spending more time with the family or even something a bit more obscure like breaking some sort of record. […]

Just Slidin’ About

Just Slidin’ About

The Slidin’ About Trombone Quartet is an experienced brass chamber music ensemble based in the UK. The quartet, which has recently renewed its pBone ambassador programme, comprises of four talented trombonists. They met at the Royal Northern College of Music and since forming in 2010, have added many valuable assets to the world of music […]

Glissando goes global

Glissando goes global

For all you keen trombonists who can never find the right material at the right time there is no longer a need to panic. Glissando magazine – not glissando, the rapid glide from one pitch to another – has announced that forthcoming magazines will also be available as an iPhone app and also available for […]

Music for Youth

Music for Youth

Music for Youth (MFY) is a national music education charity which allows young, aspiring musicians across the UK, free access to performance and audience opportunities. Last month MFY held its national festival in Birmingham Symphony Hall and it was great to see pBone alongside its sister instrument – pTrumpet – for the first time. The […]

pBone Learn to Play Day

pBone Learn to Play Day

pBone are participating in this years Learn To Play Day in the UK. We are going to be sending professional trombone teachers to three music shops on Saturday 12th April, where they will be offering you the chance to participate in a free trombone workshop – no matter what your level of expertise – even […]