Author: Steven Greenall

Steven has over twenty years experience working in the music industry. With degrees in Electrical Engineering and a MA in European Cultural Policy & Administration from the University of Warwick, where he now serves as a Course Tutor on their MA in Creative and Media Enterprises, Steven served as Executive Director of a non-profit international music association based in the United States from 2000 – 2007.

Steven is founder and CEO of Warwick Music Group and started playing the trombone at the age of nine. Based in North Warwickshire, the company manufactures musical instruments that make the joy of music accessible. sustainable and fun including the world's first plastic trombone, pBone, which has sold over 250,000 units worldwide and won major international awards including the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise (Innovation) in 2019.

He was elected as a board director for the UK music industry trade body, the Music Industries Association, in 2019 becoming its chair in 2020 and is frequently interviewed or invited to present guest lectures on cultural entrepreneurship, music education and the future of the music industry.

Steven lives in Warwickshire with his wife, Kate, their three young children, two ponies and faithful labrador, and enjoys coaching his local youth rugby team.

Blog posts by Steven Greenall

Music Teacher Magazine reviews pInstrument Cleaning Kit

Earlier this year, Music Teacher Magazine published a review of our pInstrument Cleaning Kit. Kevin Street, assistant director of music at Dulwich Prep London, reflects on the benefits of using appropriate cleaning regimes for your instruments in classrooms and schools. Some of[...]

Proms in the Playground Connecting Schools and Bands

Brass Bands England are calling on local brass bands and schools to come together for Proms in the Playground. After over a year of limited musical activity, with particular limitations on brass playing in many schools, this summer is the perfect time to re-engage with your[...]

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,[...]

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[...]

Music can help epilepsy

A new analysis on the effect of Mozart’s music on epilepsy has confirmed that listening to his piano music can reduce the frequency of epilepsy attacks. The results of this study of studies, which may overturn current scepticism about the effect, were presented at the 2020[...]

Music Teacher magazine reviews the pBugle

We always value independent reviews of our products. Music Teacher magazine has a long history of offering fair and considered content for music teachers around the world from its team of educational experts and professionals

The Case for Music Education

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) has announced “the publication of a groundbreaking white paper on the extraordinary impact of music education on child development.” Titled Music for Every Child, the white paper was written by Indre Viskontas, a neuroscientist[...]

The first instrument maker to join the Global SME Climate Hub

In 2020, Warwick Music Group, manufacturer of pInstruments, became the first instrument manufacturer to achieve carbon neutral status for all its instruments. But the sustainable journey does not stop there. Now in 2021, we've made another major commitment becoming the first[...]