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

Learn at home solution for beginners

The Covid pandemic has impacted our lives in so many ways and particularly in the field of music performance and education. The new school year is often an opportunity for children to get their first experience of a real music instrument - and these sparks that are ignited have[...]

Warwick Music Online Festival Success

As the UK went into lockdown in March, we couldn't forsee how long the disruption would continue. My own daughter was due to take her Grade 2 clarinet exam and just two days later it was cancelled.

Richard Harvey joins the team

We're delighted to announce that Richard Harvey has joined the team as an Education Ambassador.

Cleaning and Care kit for pInstruments

Suitable for pBuzz, pBugle, pCornet, pTrumpet, pBone, pBone mini and pTrumpet hyTech, our pInstrument Cleaning & Care Kit includes everything you need to keep your pInstrument safe and clean. pInstruments are made from a tough and durable ABS plastic as well as having embedded[...]

How we test our new plastic instrument designs

For Warwick Music Group, innovating and developing new musical instruments is something we are passionate about - mostly because the needs and desires of modern children don't always meet the musical products which were designed centuries ago and have changed little.

No matter the colour you choose, it will be green

Brass instruments manufactured in plastic have been independently certified as carbon neutral.

Support UK music retailers re-opening after lockdown

Since 15th June, non-essential businesses in England have been allowed to re-open to the public as long as social distancing remains in place. The Music Industries Association have created this helpful map of which stores can be visited by the public and are updating it daily as[...]

Making pInstruments carbon neutral

As a team of musicians, parents and teachers, we care very much for the impact we have on our environment, both individually and as a company. As consumers, just like you, our buying decisions are influenced by how sustainable the products are that we buy for our family. We're[...]

Musical instruments for disabled players of all ages

Creative United has today launched the first edition of its 'Guide to Buying Adaptive Musical Instruments', distributed in partnership with the Musicians’ Union and Normans Musical Instruments.

Teaching music in schools; what is the latest guidance?

Music Mark is the UK Association for Music Education. Leading representing and supporting the highest quality music education for all children and young people, over 95% of Music Education Hubs are members. It lobbies for, and champions, a government supported high-quality,[...]