The Benefits of Music on the Mind

As the UK celebrates Mental Health Awareness Week, we look at some of the many emotional benefits of playing a musical instrument.

pBuzz Key Stage 1 Music Curriculum and the new Model Music Curriculum

In 2018, we commissioned leading primary music specialist Dr. Elizabeth Stafford and music teacher and composer Kay Charlton to create a free scheme of work that covers the entire National Curriculum for Music at Key Stage 1 and includes a full set of music resources with lesson[...]

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[...]

Getting back into playing the trombone

In this ongoing series of videos, trombone player and teacher Steven Legge uses his experience of rebuilding his playing after a serious illness to help trombone players return to playing. Whether your break from playing has been after an illness, injury or simply having[...]

Getting back into playing the trumpet

In this series of 10 videos, trumpet player and teacher Grant Golding uses his experience of rebuilding his playing after a serious injury to help trumpet players return to playing.

Trombone Beginnings for an Adult Learner

It all started about 6 years ago when, before Christmas, I began to receive emails from Forsyth’s Music Shop in Manchester advertising present suggestions. One was for a plastic trombone!

Dede Creates a Buzz

The Create a Buzz project was launched by Age UK Cheshire in partnership with the award winning Foden's Band to help tackle social isolation and loneliness amongst older people through learning to play a musical instrument. 

The new model music curriculum . . . thoughts and reflections

The new model music curriculum has been launched by the DfE for schools in England.

Jenny Creates a Buzz

The Create a Buzz project was launched by Age UK Cheshire in partnership with the award winning Foden's Band to help tackle social isolation and loneliness amongst older people through learning to play a musical instrument. 

Easter Fun Music Workshops for Children

The Easter holidays are nearly upon us, and the team at Brass Bands England are preparing for an exciting live-streamed workshop day for brass players and percussionists on Wednesday 7th April 2021 called “Fun Foundations”.