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Farmer Derek and his pBone

Farmer Derek and his pBone

Our favourite pBone-playing farmer, the self-titled ‘Trombone Cow Guy’ Derek Klingenberg, is back with his latest YouTube video. A parody of Taylor Swift’s ‘Look What You Made Me Do’, Derek considers the effect of smartphone use on our everyday lives, particularly while out and about on the farm… if you haven’t seen Derek’s fun video, […]

Meet our pPal…David

Meet our pPal…David

David Clarke, PR and marketing David has been involved since the start of the pBone revolution, by way of a remarkable coincidence… Back then, David’s daughter was playing trumpet and cornet for Royal Spa Brass Band and regularly gave a lift to Hugh Rashleigh, who lived in the next village, to brand practice. Hugh was […]

Meet our pPal…Matt

Meet our pPal…Matt

Matt Pope, Operations Director Matt has been part of the WMG since 2011, and comes from a long line of musicians. He started playing the trumpet aged 13 and hasn’t put it down since. He had the privilege of playing the trumpet at the Royal Albert Hall which is a memory he’ll never forget. Matt […]

Meet our pPal…Dan

Meet our pPal…Dan

Dan Ashton, Digital Product Developer Dan has been on board at WMG for five years. He’s our webmaster; he is responsible for overseeing all of our websites and a lot of the online output. He’s done a lot of the work behind the scenes on our new pShop and has seen our offering grow from […]

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 […]

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 […]

Little Kids Rock, Rockfest 2017

Little Kids Rock, Rockfest 2017

Little Kids Rock invited Warwick Music Group to present and participate in the 2017 Rockfest for Modern Band in Fort Collins, Colorado from the 28th to the 31st of July. In total about 400 music educators and administrators attended the conference. David Wish, the LKR Founder, and his team have already achieved exceptional results since […]

June is ‘Make Music Month’ with Warwick Music

June is ‘Make Music Month’ with Warwick Music

The team behind the world’s first plastic trombone is on a mission: to get as many people as possible to pick up an instrument for the first time – and just play! This June, Warwick Music Group wants to encourage as many aspiring musicians as possible to dedicate June as Make Music Month. WMG have […]

Learn to play trombone for Make Music Month!

Learn to play trombone for Make Music Month!

We are on a mission: to get as many people as possible to pick up an instrument for the first time – and just play! It’s all part of “make music month” – to encourage all those who’ve yet to play music to give it a go. The first-time initiative, which is focused on June, is […]

New Partnership with St. Louis Music

New Partnership with St. Louis Music

Warwick Music Group is delighted to announce a new partnership with Missouri-based St. Louis Music, which will be distributing our complete range of award winning instruments in North America – pBone, pTrumpet and pBuzz. Mark Ragin, President and CEO of St. Louis Music commented, “We are excited to represent the full line for this range, designed […]

Mr pBone at Slide Factory 2017

Mr pBone at Slide Factory 2017

It is hard to believe that the team behind the New Trombone Collective has already completed its 6th international trombone festival, Slide Factory. A group of friends and colleagues who came from the inspirational trombone Dutch pedagogy, the members have gone on to become some of the finest players of their generation. Warwick Music Group has […]

Landmark Patent Ruling for pBone

Landmark Patent Ruling for pBone

Warwick Music Group has successfully fought off a patent invalidation in China in a landmark ruling. China’s State Intellectual Property Office has ruled in favour of the British company, Warwick Music Group, which faced competition from ‘look-alike’ rivals using its patented designs. The company has manufactured in China since 2010 and has achieved worldwide sales of […]

The world’s first all-plastic air guitar

The world’s first all-plastic air guitar

We are delighted to launch our latest innovative instrument: pAir, the world’s first all-plastic air guitar. The lightest air guitar on the market, pAir is in the mould of Warwick Music Group’s other plastic music instruments in being lightweight, affordable, and virtually indestructible. Aimed at anyone old enough to hold the guitar, pAir is set […]

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 […]

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 […]