Category: Education

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 […]

Music Expo 2014

Music Expo 2014

pBone was in residence at Music Expo 2014 at the Barbican recently as guests on the Normans stand.It was great to meet our friends and past colleagues in the UK music education world and hear about pBones success. Equally exciting were meetings with hub leaders and teachers about to implement or trial pBone in their […]

NAMM 2014 Workshop (Post Event)

NAMM 2014 Workshop (Post Event)

The NAMM Foundation in association with Conn-Selmer and pBone presented the “NAMM Trombone Circle Workshop”, delivered by pBone Director of Education, Chris Fower, at the NAMM2014 show in Anahiem, California this January. During the workshop Chris shared some of the interesting first-access and large group music instrumental education work that has been developing in the […]

pBones are changing the face of music education

pBones are changing the face of music education

The world of brass music is being opened up to school children on a totally new scale with the introduction of pBones into whole class tuition, where every student can have their own instrument. Reed’s School in Surrey have been using pBones for the last two years in whole class tuition for the Second Form. […]

NAMM Trombone Circle Workshop 2014

NAMM Trombone Circle Workshop 2014

We’re so excited to be going to NAMM again this year and we’ll be presenting our pBone trombone circle workshop on Sunday. In this short 45 minute workshop, our Director of Education Chris Fower will share some of the interesting first-access and large group music instrumental education work that has been developing in the UK […]

Slide Factory 2013: Chris Fower, pBone Education

Slide Factory 2013: Chris Fower, pBone Education

pBone was in Rotterdam to proudly represent pBone as the sponsors of a large-scale education project and commissioned composition: Circus in Trombone Wonderland. (I loved the phrase that described our support: Powered by pBone!) In addition we were using the occasion to launch our new orange pBone: what better place than Holland to do this? […]