Play along resources for trumpet, trombone, cornet, tenor horn and bass

Scottish based brass teacher Grant Golding has been busy over the last few months creating what he hopes will become one of the largest 'play-along' brass instrument resources on the YouTube media platform.

Musical fun to keep the kids entertained this summer

As liberating as it is to be free from the restrictions of the school run and busy termly timetables, it can be a daunting prospect to fill all the free time that the summer holidays offer our children. We've put together some musical themed activities to help you keep the kids[...]

My pBone saved my career!

I played trombone professionally for over 40 years, both as a member of the US Marine Bands and as a civilian. Last year I had two surgical procedures on my left shoulder and another to reattach the bicep muscle in the same arm. Having reached my 60s, these surgeries made it[...]

Top 5 benefits of learning a musical instrument as an adult

Think that learning to play a musical instrument is just for children? Wrong! There are numerous benefits that learning a musical instrument as an adult can bring. Here's just a few: 1. Brain Health Playing a musical instrument gives a significant boost in keeping the brain[...]

Music Teacher Magazine reviews pInstrument Cleaning Kit

Earlier this year, Music Teacher Magazine published a review of our pInstrument Cleaning Kit. Kevin Street, assistant director of music at Dulwich Prep London, reflects on the benefits of using appropriate cleaning regimes for your instruments in classrooms and schools. Some of[...]

Proms in the Playground Connecting Schools and Bands

Brass Bands England are calling on local brass bands and schools to come together for Proms in the Playground. After over a year of limited musical activity, with particular limitations on brass playing in many schools, this summer is the perfect time to re-engage with your[...]

Puzzle Pieces by Lucy Pankhurst: new and free to use pBuzz Key Stage 2 materials and scheme of work

I was lucky to recently meet (virtually!) award winning composer and leading brass educationalist Lucy Pankhurst. During our conversations about the numerous and exciting projects that Lucy is involved with she mentioned a new, free resource that she has created as part of an[...]

Get Playing

"Whether it's singing, creating, playing an instrument, or enjoying listening to music, evidence shows that engaging with music from a young age has many benefits. Plus, it's great fun!" - Music Mark Warwick Music Group are delighted to be supporting Music Mark’s “Get Playing”[...]

Warwick Music sheet music now available from Hal Leonard

Warwick Music Publishing, the sheet music division of Warwick Music Group, has appointed Hal Leonard Europe as its global distributor and partner for their print music catalogue effective 14th June 2021. This will mean Warwick Music titles will be available through more[...]

Music supporting those living with dementia and their carers

This week (17-23 May 2021) is Dementia Action Week organised by the Alzheimer's Society. We wanted to support this important campaign and also raise awareness about how music helps support those living with dementia and their carers. Dementia is a debilitating disease that can[...]