Author: Sophie Blackmore

Serious About Making Music Fun: Anthony Thompson tests the pTrumpet

Anthony Thompson has over 21 years’ experience as a freelance trumpeter, with many fine orchestras and as a session musician on over 400 recordings. He has been teaching since he was eighteen and has given masterclasses all over the world. He has been involved for some time in[...]

Serious About Making Music Fun: Ethical and Moral Manufacture

Wayne Clark has spent 26 years in Engineering and Supply Chain Management: nine in Automotive Manufacturing, twelve in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management where he gained CIPS qualification, where his built his knowledge of Asian Manufacturing. For the last five years Wayne[...]

Serious About Making Music Fun: Quality Control

  John Yuan is Warwick Music Group’s Supply Chain and Quality Manager. He has extensive experience in the industry and uses this to support our instruments’ development and manage product manufacturing and delivery. John also plays the crucial role of monitoring and assessing[...]

Serious About Making Music Fun: Joshua MacCleur tests the hyTech

Joshua MacCluer, originally from the U.S.A., has been living in Hong Kong for the last seven years, where he spent six seasons as principal trumpet of the Hong Kong Philharmonic. Now working as his own boss work running Lamma Studios in Hong Kong, Josh does a lot of freelance[...]

Music Garden Celebrates a Year with pBone

In June this year Hainan Music Productions celebrated one year of Music Garden, their non-profit program focused on outreach to under-represented students in Haikou, Hainan Province, China. Matt Waters reflects on their first year...

Youngsters in Leicester form New Brass Band

A group of youngsters in Leicestershire are starting to make a big noise in brass – and we are delighted to be playing our part.

Consett Junior School; Developing the Whole Child

We look at how one primary school in the north-east of England was supported in encouraging even more children to pick up an instrument and make music.