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What size is the pBone mini mouthpiece?

What size is the pBone mini mouthpiece?

Our pBone mini and pBuzz mouthpiece is a unique design, aimed at young players. It’s an 13C narrow shank mouthpiece with a 22mm cup diameter? Achieving the first buzz on a brass instrument is the gateway to beginning to enjoy the instrument. In this film educator and designer Chris Fower takes us through the ideas

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What’s the best price for a dealer?

What’s the best price for a dealer?

At Warwick Music, we want to make the joy of music accessible and safe for Schools and Music Hubs so, if you’re an organisation or a dealer why not set up a virtual sales call with our dedicated account manager Jonty Hines. Follow the link below where you’ll be able to schedule your meeting. We

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Do you loan instruments (for a project) or give us a discount/donation off instruments?

Do you loan instruments (for a project) or give us a discount/donation off instruments?

In the past we have arranged to loan instruments to organisations or for specific projects. You can read about one such project we did for Make Music Month here. If you’d like to loan an instrument we suggest getting in touch with us using the link below. On our contact page you can even book

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Can I glue broken parts together if it gets damaged?

Can I glue broken parts together if it gets damaged?

The problem is if you drop a traditional brass trumpet or trombone, then it could easily cost you £50/$75 to repair a dent in the trumpet valve block or trombone slide – and these aren’t skills you can do at home, Dad! They require special tools and years of experience. But it isn’t accurate to

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What materials do you use?

What materials do you use?

Our instruments are made from either fully recyclable ABS plastic or in the case of the pTrumpet hyTech a metal/polymer combination. At Warwick Music we believe that children are our future and by thinking differently, we can make a difference to them and the whole world. For this reason we take the environment and sustainability

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Are your instrument made with full plastic?

Are your instrument made with full plastic?

We have a range of both fully plastic and metal/polymer instruments. The plastic we use is fully recyclable ABS plastic and our instruments are designed to be very long lasting, not disposable like bags or straws. Brass instruments in contrast are actually worse for the environment, use a lot more energy as well as some

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Can you make a left handed pTrumpet?

Can you make a left handed pTrumpet?

We often get asked if we can make a left handed trumpet. The simple answer is that the trumpet has a standard grip, it’s normal for a left handed player to play with their non-dominant hand, you will hold the trumpet the same if your left-handed or right-handed. You will hold the trumpet with your

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Are the instruments recyclable?

Are the instruments recyclable?

We are serious about making music accessible and fun, and consider the impact of everything we do. We also unusually make our instruments out of plastic, which our customers often ask about, so thought we would share how we look at reducing our impact on the environment.

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What is a pbone trombone?

What is a pbone trombone?

The pBone is a fun and engaging trombone. It’s the world’s best-selling! We invented the pBone to be light weight, which aids your child’s ability to develop good technique and posture. The pBone is fantastic value for money, costing around a quarter of the price of beginner brass trombones. We made the pBone to be

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Do I need to be able to read music to play pInstruments?

Do I need to be able to read music to play pInstruments?

Learning to read music can offer an extended range of opportunities. If your child wants to join a band or ensemble and/or progress through the grading system this will be a requirement and will be covered as part of their tuition. The ability to be creative and improvise is also a great asset and can

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How to play pBuzz?

How to play pBuzz?

The pBuzz is a a totally new instrument. We invented it to be the fun first step to brass playing. Its the easiest way to start your trombone journey. The brightly coloured pBuzz has been designed especially for mini musician’s little hands. Its smooth edges and light weight make it easy for your child to

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How to play bugle?

How to play bugle?

pBugle is designed to give learners their very best beginning to learning the trumpet. pBugle is essentially a normal Bb trumpet with no valves…made from plastic! The books we’ve created will guide you through making your first sounds and explain how the pBugle works. There are backing tracks and videos, look out for the links

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How to play trombone?

How to play trombone?

At Warwick Music we believe everyone should have the opportunity to make music. That’s why we’ve put together this page of resources to help any beginner start learning to play trombone and experience the transformational power of music.

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What age can my son/daughter start to play one of your instruments?

What age can my son/daughter start to play one of your instruments?

We’ve written a great starter guide to help parents steer their child through the beginning of their musical journey. On our how to play trombone page Warwick Music Mum Kate Greenall shares her personal experience with us. Her son Ralph started to learn to play a musical instrument as a toddler. Kate tells us how

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Do you have music or resources to get me or my child started?

Do you have music or resources to get me or my child started?

As well as retailing a range of sheet music and beginner books over on our publishing website at www.warwickmusic.com we’ve also produced a range of how to play guide. Use the the blue link below to learn how to play.

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Can I use the instruments for graded exams?

Can I use the instruments for graded exams?

Of course! Our pBone, ptrumpet and pTrumept hyTech are all exam approved. If you want to assess your child’s progression through graded music exams, The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music has graded our instruments as suitable for exams. What grades are they appropriate for? You can use the We know many of

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Who should I talk to in case a quality issue arises?

Who should I talk to in case a quality issue arises?

We sometime get asked “Will I need to pay a professional repairer for my pInstrument?” Our pInstruments are designed to be durable, lightweight and of course fun! You can also find all the spare parts you require at our online store. There’s no need to pay a professional repairer! It’s really important to us that

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What’s easier to learn trumpet or trombone?

What’s easier to learn trumpet or trombone?

As manufacturers of trumpets and trombones, we are often asked which of the two is the easiest to learn! In this article we compare learning the trombone to learning the trumpet. We answer questions like which one is going to be easier for you? Which of the two instruments’ sound and music do you love

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How long does it take to learn an instrument?

How long does it take to learn an instrument?

How quickly can I get good? The time taken to learn a note does depend on each individual child however, most children are able to play a solid note on a brass instrument within a couple of lessons. Working towards a piece will take a little longer but regular practice will definitely help to speed

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How do I start learning from scratch?

How do I start learning from scratch?

Warwick Music Mum Katie Ruigrok tells us all about the music journey her eldest son has taken while starting to learn to play the trumpet. In this informative interview Katie discusses some of the challenges she faced and how the rewards of learning to play a music instrument have paid off in terms of a

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