Archive: September 2017

TMEA 2017 pBuzz Handout [29Mb PDF] I Low Res Version

TMEA 2017 pBuzz Handout Low Res Version

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8-week Programme on pBuzz at KS1 shared by Antoinette Pardoe, Music Coordinator at Hilton Primary School, Derby [Word]

8-week Programme on pBuzz at KS1 shared by Antoinette Pardoe, Music Coordinator at Hilton Primary School, Derby [Word]

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Scheme of Work, Lesson Plans, WCET Pieces and Backing Tracks currently supporting the delivery of KS1 and early KS2 whole class learning on pBuzz in Hillingdon Primary School [Dropbox]

Scheme of Work, Lesson Plans, WCET Pieces and Backing Tracks currently supporting the delivery of KS1 and early KS2 whole class learning on pBuzz in Hillingdon Primary School [Dropbox]

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Learn to play pBuzz (Teacher Handbook) lesson plans to support interactive powerpoint for the primary classroom by Martin Yates [PDF]

Learn to play pBuzz (Teacher Handbook) lesson plans to support interactive powerpoint for the primary classroom by Martin Yates [PDF]

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Learn to play pBuzz interactive powerpoint with backing tracks for the primary classroom by Martin Yates [Powerpoint]

Learn to play pBuzz interactive powerpoint with backing tracks for the primary classroom by Martin Yates [Powerpoint]

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Introduction and Resources Guide (USA) by Keith Dye, Jenny Dees and Analisa Byrd [PDF]

Introduction and Resources Guide (USA) by Keith Dye, Jenny Dees and Analisa Byrd [PDF]

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I Feel Good (Sheet Music, down 4 steps) by Melanie A. Hilden, Music Department Coordinator, Colegio Menor -San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador [PDF]

I Feel Good (Sheet Music, down 4 steps) by Melanie A. Hilden, Music Department Coordinator, Colegio Menor -San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador [PDF]

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NEW! Plastic or Not? by Helen Minshall – The Trombonist Magazine, Summer 2017

NEW! Plastic or Not? by Helen Minshall – The Trombonist Magazine, Summer 2017 [PDF]

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How to Hold a pCircle (Presentation & Videos)

This presentation is a blow-by-blow guide to presenting the pBone circle plan. It includes video examples from a variety of practitioners work around the world about how to play trombone, each making the concept into their own, using largely informal practice. PDF PDF (Deutsch) Videos

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Little Kids Rock, Rockfest (July 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

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A New Instrument for Learning and Fun in Elementary Music: Meet the pBuzz (TMEA, February 2017)

Learn and get hands-on experience with this new, fun addition to the world of elementary musical instruments—the pBuzz. The pBuzz brings a new level of student engagement with musical instruments unlike anything before. Gain fresh and exciting ways to enhance aural skills, physical coordination, music literacy, improvisation and more. Clinicians will engage the audience by

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Adding pBone to your Modern Band Ensemble (Little Kids Rock Rockfest, July 2017)

Quickly add a horn section to your modern rock band by attending this session! The forces combine to bring you the maker of the pBone and method from a Chicago classroom, where pBones delight hundreds of students each week. You will learn proper technique of a pBone, while using the modern band method to quickly

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Exploring Creativity in Music to grow the base of brass players (School District of Philadelphia, August 2017)

Experience the passion, desire and drive of the British pioneers behind pBone, pTrumpet and pBuzz – the progressive pathway of instruments that grow the base of brass players and improve continuation throughout your programs. The session will include: – Discussion of the basic pedagogy of brass playing – How pInstruments nurture a coherent and progressive

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Introducing Brass Playing into the General Music Classroom (School District of Philadelphia, August 2017)

Enrich your classroom offering with the world of brass playing. Through pBuzz, you will understand the basic principles of brass playing and directly correlate these skills into your existing knowledge and experience of recorders, boomwhackers, ukuleles, singing. Your students will quickly achieve an authentic buzz, see and hear the relationship of pitch to length, and

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Introducing the pBuzz into the General Music Classroom

Introducing the pBuzz into the General Music Classroom

We kicked off a series of education-focused webinars as part of our mission to reach teachers and to make a difference to the lives of as many children as possible, with our pInstruments. Last week, we held a webinar to engage with teachers and demonstrate how pBuzz is the ideal elementary school instrument, the perfect

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Progression in Brass Learning through Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 3 (Music Mark North West Teachers Conference, September 2017)

Chris Fower explores progression in brass learning through KS1-3 including: – When and how best to introduce brass skills and what these skills might be, with particular emphasis on large group and whole class learning – Exploring the key, core skills needed to form a foundation for brass learning – Reflect and review how to

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Introducing the pBuzz into the General Music Classroom (Webinar, September 2017)

The pBuzz is an incredible new instrument for all ages that matches perfectly with all the other instrumental music you incorporate in your elementary program. The pBuzz qualifies for the 2017 TMEA Grant. Jenny Dees and Keith Dye will be leading you through an engaging demonstration and discussion. We will share experiences, material and be

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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

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Webinar Invitation – 'Introducing pBuzz to the Classroom'

Webinar Invitation – 'Introducing pBuzz to the Classroom'

I would like to bring an exceptional opportunity to your attention for the “TMEA 2017 Elementary Music Instructional Support Program”. I am inviting you to a special webinar introducing you to the pBuzz! The pBuzz is an incredible new instrument for all ages that matches perfectly with all the other instrumental music you incorporate in

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