Music classes can look very different depending on the resources and attitudes of the local school’s teachers, administration, neighborhood and culture. Unfortunately, attitudes and economics often frame each child’s music education experience starting in the early years. A[...]
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[...]
Have you heard of pBuzz? It’s the newest musical tool that your elementary students can play! Learning pBuzz checks off nearly every learning style - aural, visual, kinetic, tactile – and does it in a fun and social way.
The Bands of the HM Royal Marines are always keen to encourage young musicians, so Scotland Band have been exploring pBugles as an option to use in their outreach programmes.
In this Vlog I run through my five top tips for safer brass playing during COVID.
In early 2020, Warwick Music offered band directors the opportunity to receive and evaluate the pTrumpet hyTech trumpet. pTrumpet hyTech® marks a new chapter in trumpet evolution – it combines metal and polymer to deliver a performance standard comparable to higher-quality[...]
I love the recorder! I’ve talked with hundreds of music educators over the years and not one has made this statement. Instead, teaching the recorder is something that is just done. It can help in teaching nomenclature and a bit about pitch, but it’s difficult to claim that[...]
Now that we are returning to work, play and education, it feels good to be on the pathway back to the resumption of a more normal education generally and brass playing specifically. However, Covid is still here and we must remain vigilant as restrictions are slowly lifted. A key[...]
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 arts are part of a balanced education, providing America’s learners with crucial skills and knowledge they need to be productive, college- and career-ready individuals. Accordingly, all students have the right to an arts education that includes dance, media arts, music,[...]