Category: hytech

FROM BRASS TO RECYCLABLE PLASTIC; REINVENTION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

Originally published in issue 82 of Ingenia, the Royal Academy of Engineering’s quarterly magazine (www.ingenia.org.uk) 'A quarter of a million brightly coloured trombones made of recyclable ABS plastic have been sold worldwide in the last few years. The pBone, weighing less[...]

Learning how to play trumpet; moving on up with hyTech

The music journey continues in the Ruigrok household with not just one, but now two brass players learning to read and play music - thank goodness we live in a detached house!

Accessible and fun music education at MDEE with pInstruments

pInstruments were all over the Music & Drama Education Expo last week!

hyTech approved by beginners to post-grade 8

Edward Maxwell, a freelance London trumpet player is a composer, editor and arranger. He is also a teacher at Reigate Grammar School, Hurstpierpoint College and Cranleigh School, where he recently trialled our hyTech. He shares with us his pupils comments and his thoughts...

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...

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

hyTech breathes new life to brass-playing career

Recently Keith got in touch with us to share his hyTech experience, and how it has breathed new life into his brass playing career, read his story...

Five top tips for buying a trumpet.

I’m a mum to three children aged 11, 9 and 6. Between them they are involved in a number of different extra-curricular activities, all of which come with a lovely long list of ‘essential items’ that are required for them to take part. Add to these the cost of the[...]

Why did we create hyTech?

The pTrumpet hyTech is the most recent instrument to be added to our pInstrument family. Up until the hyTech, each instrument we have created had a fairly discernable difference to the last; pBone was the first and now best selling plastic trombone, pBone mini is much much[...]

Yamaha YTR2330 vs pTrumpet hyTech by Normans Musical Instruments

When finding the right trumpet for you and your abilities, it can be hard. We’ve all been there! So we want to help you and tell you all about these two amazing brands and the trumpets that they have to offer; Yamaha and pTrumpet.