Reduce, Reuse, Recycle; pInstrument advice

As a company we are conscious about how we operate in everything we do.  We are serious about making music accessible and fun, and consider the impact of everything we do. We also unusually make our instruments out of plastic, which our customers often ask about, so thought we[...]

How to play the trombone; starting your child's musical journey

With two musical parents, Ralph was exposed to music making at a very young age and his parents always hoped that he would want to learn to play an instrument himself one day. His mum, Kate, shares with us how he chose the trombone and started learning how to play…

How to play Trombone; Frequently Asked Questions

Being manufacturers of trombones as well as trumpets, cornets and pBuzzes, we get a fair few questions about how to play, how to start learning - is it hard? Where do I start?!

Music Teacher Magazine reviews the hyTech

Rhinegold's Music Teacher Magazine is an invaluable resource for music education practitioners and is packed with reviews, news, comment and debate. December's issue included a review of the hyTech, which they have kindly allowed us to share...

Blast Off Brass workshop at BTS Youth Trombone Day

On November the 24th, young trombone players and students from around the country came together to be part of an extraordinary event where they enjoyed a whole fun-packed day of everything trombone! The British Trombone Society Youth Day in Bridgend included a variety of[...]

Age UK - Creating a Buzz!

On Sunday 1st December,  members of the collaboration project ‘Creating a Buzz’ took part in their first public performance.  This new partnership project between Foden’s Band and Age UK Cheshire took to the stage to demonstrate their newly acquired music making skills.

Christmas Past, Present and Future; a pBone Tale

Recently on our social media, we asked where children might be performing in their Christmas concerts this year. Rachel Carr got in touch to share what her eldest son is doing and how he got started, and we just had to share the story!

Music Mark features fantastic pInstrument fanfare!

Last week we were delighted to attend the 2019 Music Mark conference, held at The Cutlers' Hall in Sheffield

pBuzz update from Australia

It has been a while since my last blog – I have had a few medical issues including a shoulder reconstruction – an arm in a sling makes pBuzz playing a little tricky!

pCornet and Pudsey support Children in Need Brassbandathon

Brassbandathon is a 12-hour charity event that raises money for Children in Need. It is organised by Claire Scholes and Laura King from Worthing Silver Band. We spoke with Laura, the Musical Director of the band to find out more about the event.