Archive: March 2018

The maths and science behind plastic sound

The maths and science behind plastic sound

Last year, I had the great privilege to visit the head office of Scholastic Education in New York. Scholastic was founded in 1920 as a single classroom magazine. Today, Scholastic books and educational materials are in tens of thousands of schools and tens of millions of homes worldwide. Needless to say, I was intrigued why […]

Andrew and his pTrumpet

Andrew and his pTrumpet

We love hearing from members of the pFamily about how our instruments have helped them on their musical journeys. Gina Petruzzelli-West from Connecticut got in touch to tell us about her son Andrew’s story. Andrew was born disabled following a stroke in utero, and prevailed despite the prognosis from doctors. He cannot use his left […]

The WMG Mums on Why Music Matters

The WMG Mums on Why Music Matters

We’re busy celebrating women this week – musical, mums and otherwise – what with International Women’s Day and Mothering Sunday just a few days apart. We think it’s important to let people know why music matters to the women – and mums! – in our team. To mark a musical Mother’s Day this year, we’ve […]

Celebrating International Women’s Day with Matilda Lloyd

Celebrating International Women’s Day with Matilda Lloyd

Matilda Lloyd made her mark on the brass world in 2014 when she won the Brass Final of BBC Young Musician of the Year, as well as the BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award – where she was the first female winner for a decade! Graduating with a First from Trinity College, Cambridge last year, […]

Meet our pPal…Eden

Meet our pPal…Eden

Eden Shang, Asia Pacific Sales Coordinator Eden joined the team at the end of 2017 and is located in the Guangdong province of China. Eden’s background is in business trading and with five years’ experience in sales, she works to drive WMG sales in Asia. Eden lives near Hong Kong with her husband and two […]

pBuzz case study

pBuzz case study

Manny Munoz, Salvation Army School Music Director Manny has worked as School Music Director at The Salvation Army in Clearwater, Florida for two years.  The Salvation Army has an established tradition with brass instruments in churches, outreach and music programmes. pBuzz worked really well as a fun starter brass instrument Online resources helped guide the […]

Schoolchildren in Australia try out pBuzz

Schoolchildren in Australia try out pBuzz

“We have been lucky enough to pioneer the use of pBuzz in Australia and our whole school music program has come alight as a result. One of the best decisions I have ever made… pBuzz rocks!”  – Tony D’Amore, Principal at Oatlands Public School Schoolchildren in Australia have been the first in the country to […]