Celebration! - Modern Band Summit 2022: pInstrument Breakouts and Jams

Warwick Music and pInstruments participated in the recent Little Kids Rock Modern Band Summit in some very intuitive ways. Of course, just showing up at this unique, energetic and VERY musical event provides great motivation to get involved. Congratulations to the over 600 music[...]

Why we say pInstruments are Authentic

What do we mean when we say that pInstruments are AUTHENTIC? It’s really the best term to explain that every pBone, pTrumpet, pCornet, pBugle, pBoneMini and pBuzz are designed to be quality musical tools that fit all of the parameters for learning and performing.  Here's why:

MSFQ Tips from Dr. Charles T. Menghini

Standing for "More to Start, Fewer to Quit," MSFQ is an open-source, monthly newsletter provided 

STEM and the pBuzz Lab

School leaders often look to STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education as a guide to providing courses of study that prepare students for success in 21st century careers. Providing such experiences in the elementary classroom can reinforce STEM learning at an early[...]

Elementary Mariachi for Brass in Laredo, Texas

Mariachi without trumpet is, well, not really Mariachi.  That's our position anyway.  But more and more elementary teachers are finding that pTrumpets provide the best option for teaching mariachi brass along with the guitar and other traditional instruments.  Follow one[...]

pBuzz and Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

It was interesting to display the pBuzz and pBugle at the Midwest Clinic this year as band directors were curious about our exhibit of “Instruments for Foundational Learning.” While many had heard and read about pBuzz, many had still not actually seen one.

Growing Elementary Music Pathways

When the musicians and teachers at Warwick Music developed the series of Early Learning pInstruments, developing learning pathways for music were forefront in their minds. Early exposure to a playful instruments like the pBuzz and pBugle can help develop a child’s sensory and[...]

pCornet – It could be a better choice for your students

Who knows cornets better than the British?

Answering the call: Equity in Instrumental Music Education

The story is a common one: “We are a low income title school with major poverty. We are in the process of rebuilding the band program. I have tested 41 students for beginner band this year. “These kids want to play but many will not be able to because of money. We have some[...]