Author: Rich Breske

Providing Equity in Music Instruction

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[...]

Teaching with pBuzz checks all the boxes for teaching basic music skills

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.

HM Royal Marines pBugle Fanfare

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.

pTrumpet HyTech wins high awards from U.S. Band Directors

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[...]

Teaching with pBuzz provides early skills needed for success in music

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[...]

Back to school and how to use pInstruments safely

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[...]

Chicago Public Schools Teacher Sarah Todd talks about using pBuzz for remote learning

Chicago Public School music teacher Sarah Todd discusses how she uses pBuzz both in classroom and with remote learning in general music classes. Ms. Todd presents the program’s background, challenges during remote learning, and using the pBuzz to overcome many of these[...]

NAMM Believes in pBone!

As the Museum of Music Making (a division of the NAMM Foundation) gets ready to re-open, new interactive music experiences will include pBone and pTrumpet, demonstrating how easy it is to play wind instruments. Using multiples of Warwick mouthpieces, with anti-microbial[...]

Plastic Brass at A Place Called Home

Young people and their families come to A Place Called Home, in Los Angeles with a broad array of needs that require a multi-faceted response including academic tutoring, counseling, nutrition, agriculture, art, music, and more that supports the development of healthy,[...]