pBone named ‘BEST ON TEST’

pBone named ‘BEST ON TEST’

pBone are pleased to have been awarded the best of those tested in Normans “best trombones for beginners”. Normans, specialist suppliers of musical instruments and accessories, tested pBone against a selection of standard brass trombones on a range of criteria from sound quality, build quality, slide action, the case and value for money. The ratings […]

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 […]

pBone in Argos..

pBone in Argos..

We are delighted to announce that you are now able to buy your pBone from Argos. We have always been keen to bring our products to a bigger market and we hope that this is only the start. Buy yours at www.argos.co.uk

The Great Big Trombone Band

The Great Big Trombone Band

We were very excited to be involved in The Music Show, the first music education show in Manchester. Not only were we there supporting our distributor Vincent Bach International on their stand but we were also hosting The Great Big Trombone Band. This was an initiative with Greater Manchester Music Hub to give 3 schools […]

Christmas Competitions

Christmas Competitions

We are delighted that we now have over 6500 likers on Facebook! Look out for our Christmas competitions that will be coming in December as you can win something really special!!! Like us now!

Pass on the Pink pBone!

Pass on the Pink pBone!

In celebration of October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, pBone have launched an exciting new campaign in aid of The Christie, their long term cancer charity partner. ‘Pass on the pink pBone’ will see the award winning company fill one of their – pretty in pink – plastic trombones with the autographs of famous trombonists […]

Vote now for pBone!

Vote now for pBone!

pBone has been nominated in the Best Brass and Woodwind category for the Music Industries Association Awards. To vote for us all you need to do is follow the link. Voting is open until 5pm on Friday 25th October. In what has been another challenging year for the industry the MIA Music Awards will provide […]

Extreme Busking Part 2

Extreme Busking Part 2

If you had told me a year ago that this bank holiday weekend I would have just completed the Three Peaks Challenge, I would have laughed – nervously probably, because I didn’t even know what it was! However that is what has just happened. I took part in a group of 30 musicians, a brass […]

Plastic Fantastic!

Plastic Fantastic!

We are thrilled to announce that our pBone has helped us to beat hundreds of small businesses to win the Innovation of the Year prize at the Nectar Business Small Business Awards 2013. The judging panel included Lord Sugar’s right-hand woman in BBC1’s The Apprentice, Karren Brady. As you probably know,  pBone was the world’s […]

Dudley Bright pBone mini review

Dudley Bright pBone mini review

A great review of our pBone mini by the fantastic Dudley Bright – Principal Trombone of the London Symphony Orchestra and Professor of Trombone at the Royal Academy of Music. One can be genuinely excited at the prospect of an alto version of the phenomenal plastic pbone. The possibilty of getting a trombone into even […]

Looking after your pBone!

Looking after your pBone!

General Join the bell and slide sections together and secure them simply with resistance. Insert the mouthpiece gently into the mouthpiece receiver. Before use: Pour a small amount of lukewarm water (NEVER HOT) into slide section and work the slide, rinse and drain. Run lukewarm water through the bell section. Rinse and drain. Be very careful when […]

pBone nominated for awards!

pBone nominated for awards!

UPDATE: WE WON! Click here to read more. We are really excited to announce that pBone have been announced as a finalist in this year’s Nectar Business Small Business Awards and the National Business Awards for our Innovation!!! As you probably know the pBone was the world’s first plastic trombone – which is one heck […]

Extreme Busking!!

Extreme Busking!!

When we were approached by Peter Simmons to lend him a pBone for his Gold Duke of Edinburgh expedition we weren’t sure what to expect. So we’ll let him tell the story: My name is Peter Simmons and I am a student at King Edward VI Grammar School. I perform in a variety of musical […]

Pink pBone for charity now available

Pink pBone for charity now available

pBone is delighted to announce the release of its pink pBone. With the support of Vincent Bach International, pBone will be donating £10 from the sale of each pink pBone in the UK to The Christie, one of Europe’s leading cancer centres. The company, headed up by Chairman Steven Greenall, have pledged a generous £5,000 […]

pBone @Glastonbury

pBone @Glastonbury

Wow! How exciting! When we tuned in to watch Mumford and Sons close Glastonbury 2013 with ‘a little help from my friends’ we couldn’t believe our eyes, a customized pink pBone!!!

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? […]