Warwick Music sheet music now available from Hal Leonard

Warwick Music Publishing, the sheet music division of Warwick Music Group, has appointed Hal Leonard Europe as its global distributor and partner for their print music catalogue effective 14th June 2021. This will mean Warwick Music titles will be available through more[...]

Music supporting those living with dementia and their carers

This week (17-23 May 2021) is Dementia Action Week organised by the Alzheimer's Society. We wanted to support this important campaign and also raise awareness about how music helps support those living with dementia and their carers. Dementia is a debilitating disease that can[...]

Musical Instrument Learning Improves Memory and Attention

A team of scientists led by Dr Leonie Kausel from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and the Universidad del Desarrollo Chile have been studying the affects of musical instrument learning in children. Their results have been recently published in the respected journal,[...]

The Benefits of Music on the Mind

As the UK celebrates Mental Health Awareness Week, we look at some of the many emotional benefits of playing a musical instrument.

pBuzz Key Stage 1 Music Curriculum and the new Model Music Curriculum

In 2018, we commissioned leading primary music specialist Dr. Elizabeth Stafford and music teacher and composer Kay Charlton to create a free scheme of work that covers the entire National Curriculum for Music at Key Stage 1 and includes a full set of music resources with lesson[...]

Expert webinar of the new Model music curriculum

Our colleague and in-house education guru, Chris Fower, has a long and dedicated career of supporting and delivering music education for all children. He was recently invited to offer his expertise and advice on how schools and teachers can get the most out of the new Model[...]

Getting back into playing the trombone

In this ongoing series of videos, trombone player and teacher Steven Legge uses his experience of rebuilding his playing after a serious illness to help trombone players return to playing. Whether your break from playing has been after an illness, injury or simply having[...]

Getting back into playing the trumpet

In this series of 10 videos, trumpet player and teacher Grant Golding uses his experience of rebuilding his playing after a serious injury to help trumpet players return to playing.

Trombone Beginnings for an Adult Learner

It all started about 6 years ago when, before Christmas, I began to receive emails from Forsyth’s Music Shop in Manchester advertising present suggestions. One was for a plastic trombone!

Dede Creates a Buzz

The Create a Buzz project was launched by Age UK Cheshire in partnership with the award winning Foden's Band to help tackle social isolation and loneliness amongst older people through learning to play a musical instrument.