Andy Ward, Logistics Operative Andy joined the WMG team early this year – and he’s in charge of the final stage in the journey from us to you. As Logistics Operative Andy coordinates much of our shipping and distribution sending instruments all over the world from our Leicestershire warehouse in the heart of the English […]
Lydia Marshall, PR and marketing Lydia has been part of the PR team for WMG for two years and supports and coordinates all things media relations and copywriting. She has entered WMG successfully for several awards, and especially likes being able to tell the stories around how our instruments improve access to music education. Lydia […]
Brad Seagraves, District Department Chair for elementary band in Gilbert, Arizona Brad has taught in the district for 28 years. He teaches grades 5-6 before they progress to junior high level, and sees his students 2-3 times a week for 40 mins. In his time as a music educator, Brad has seen Gilbert grow from […]
The WMG education team recently visited Pear Tree Primary School, Nantwich to take on perhaps their largest-scale project yet – getting the entire school playing pInstruments in one day! Our pPals Becca, Jonty, Darren and Helen tackled the challenge of getting 250 children playing 250 instruments at Pear Tree Primary. Although some of the children […]
Dorothy Pino, Denver public schools Dorothy has been a teacher for 7 years. Having taught in a high school previously, she recently started teaching at Maxwell Elementary School, a K5 school with 560 pupils whom she sees around 5 times a month each. The reaction to the instruments was really positive Music literacy was a […]
John Yuan, QC Manager John joined the WMG team in October 2012 with a background in mechanical engineering. He is based in Guangdong province, China. He has worked in technical and engineering fields for over 15 years, in various roles including tooling designer, process engineer, project manager and QC manager. John’s role currently is to […]
A new range of special mouthpieces is coming to our pShop this Easter – with a twist… Bag yourself a chocolate mouthpiece for a tasty treat whilst playing. Your scales will sound smoother, your phrasing more luxurious and there’s a bonus sweet taste. A fusion of silky chocolate and versatile plastic, these mouthpieces are perfect […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
“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 […]
Unpacking of a pBone! In this lesson, Liam Kirkland shows you how to assemble your pBone for the first time.
In this lesson, Liam points out a few things to watch out for with your new trombone – how to care for it and not damage it.