Category: music education

Accessible and fun music education at MDEE with pInstruments

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

New pBuzz programme in Trinidad and Tobago

Aidan Chamberlain is an Assistant Professor of Music at the Academy for the Performing Arts, part of the University of Trinidad and Tobago. He teaches brass at the academy, performs with the facuty ensemble and is involved with a number of school music programmes.  Aidan[...]

Top tips for helping your child with trombone practice and lessons!

Ethan chose to play the trombone aged 7 when he and his family were in Australia. Since then his mum, Julie, has supported him on his musical journey, helping him by finding music lessons no less than three times so far! Here she shares with us why she continues to support him[...]

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...

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.

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

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[...]

Back Chat Brass introduce children to music making with pInstruments

As a band we are lucky enough to work across a vast spectrum of the music industry, from festival stages to corporate events and private functions. Some of our favourite and most rewarding work is with children.

Music Garden Celebrates a Year with pBone

In June this year Hainan Music Productions celebrated one year of Music Garden, their non-profit program focused on outreach to under-represented students in Haikou, Hainan Province, China. Matt Waters reflects on their first year...