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Why Music Matters in School

Why Music Matters in School

    The benefits of integrating music into primary school curriculum are far reaching, and impact on many areas of school life.  Warwick Music Group’s Education Ambassador Becca Pope, draws on her experience of managing music in a primary school, and explores just some of the reasons why music is so important to include in your

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Dan Welch, Assistant Band Director, Campbell, Ohio Case Study

Dan Welch, Assistant Band Director, Campbell, Ohio Case Study

A brass player himself, Dan has taught Campbell Elementary and Middle School for three years. Dan teaches kindergarten to 3rd grade general music, 4th grade percussion performing arts and is assistant band director for grades 5-7. The school is located in a community with many economic challenges. Additionally, the community is very diverse, with a

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pBone with Lancashire Music Service

pBone with Lancashire Music Service

Since the beginning of the academic year, the ‘Trombone Trio’ at Lancashire Music Service have been on a tour of the county with a little help from pBone. Schools have been treated to an interactive workshop led by Lancashire Music Service trombone tutors: Jay Hall, Ryan Watkins and Chris Guénault. The workshop aims to deliver

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Big Brass Success

Big Brass Success

Last year, Warwick Music Group were delighted to be involved with the Durham Brass Festival and to sponsor the Big Brass Bus, which aimed to inspire and encourage as many young musicians as possible -whilst celebrating the loud and wonderful world of brass. This year, the festival is hosting a Big Brass Bash, bringing free

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Why Music Matters Written by Warwick Music’s very own pMums!

Why Music Matters Written by Warwick Music’s very own pMums!

Access to a musical instrument unlocks a child’s natural curiosity to explore – the instrument itself and the sounds that it can make.

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Meet our pPal…Lydia

Meet our pPal…Lydia

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

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Gilbert Public Schools pBuzz Case Study

Gilbert Public Schools pBuzz Case Study

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

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pInstruments take over Pear Tree Primary

pInstruments take over Pear Tree Primary

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

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Denver Public School pInstrument Case Study

Denver Public School pInstrument Case Study

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

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Meet our pPal…John

Meet our pPal…John

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

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