Category: Trumpet

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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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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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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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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What’s the best age to learn an instrument?

What’s the best age to learn an instrument?

What age can my child start playing a pInstrument? Taking music lessons at any age, old or young is of great benefit and this is supported by a wealth of evidence in the clinical and psychological professions. For most of us an early introduction to these benefits occurs through school music lessons. Taking this further

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What do you think of online music lessons?

What do you think of online music lessons?

There are a lot of opinions, information and videos on the web about learning a musical instrument. That’s because finding a great, instrumental teacher to guide, inspire and lead your child is one of the most important aspects in helping them develop as a musician.

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What are the different types of trumpet?

What are the different types of trumpet?

The B♭, piston valve trumpet is by far the most popular trumpet and the one most players begin learning how to play trumpet on. Like all brass instruments however, the B♭ trumpet is part of a whole family of trumpets ranging from the tiny Piccolo Trumpet, which is half the length of a B♭ trumpet

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What is a trumpet?

What is a trumpet?

The trumpet is the oldest and most popular member of the brass instrument family. The trumpet has been around in some form since for over 1500 years, in fact trumpets were found with the Pharos buried in ancient Egypt. By far the most common type of trumpet is the modern Bb trumpet. This instrument was

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My child wants to learn trumpet. Where do I start?

My child wants to learn trumpet. Where do I start?

Like every mum, our very own pMum, Katie wants the best for her children,  “I strive to ensure I am providing them with opportunities that will both support them and further their development. I have three young boys, each very different. My eldest son is now 7 and is thriving, both academically and generally in

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How to play trumpet?

How to play trumpet?

In this beginner guide for those starting their trumpet playing journey we kick off with a blog article written by our very own Warwick Music Group Mum Katie Ruigrok, who recently went through the process of locating music lessons for her son, we’ll discuss some fundamentals about how a trumpet works and the different types of trumpets,

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