Category: music education

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”.

Music can help epilepsy

A new analysis on the effect of Mozart’s music on epilepsy has confirmed that listening to his piano music can reduce the frequency of epilepsy attacks. The results of this study of studies, which may overturn current scepticism about the effect, were presented at the 2020[...]

Safely playing our instruments back at school

Now that we are returning to work, play and education, it feels good to be on the pathway back to the resumption of a more normal education generally and brass playing specifically. However, Covid is still here and we must remain vigilant as restrictions are slowly lifted. A key[...]

The Case for Music Education

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) has announced “the publication of a groundbreaking white paper on the extraordinary impact of music education on child development.” Titled Music for Every Child, the white paper was written by Indre Viskontas, a neuroscientist[...]

I listened to the latest Music Teachers Association Podcast...so inspiring and informative!

One thing that lockdown 3.0 is giving me is the chance to start engaging with content that I've been aware of but never previously put the time aside to properly absorb.

Inclusive and accessible music education

Like educators, we care passionately that ALL children have the opportunity to access quality music education provision. The Covid pandemic has only widened the gap of children who do have access to music and those that don't. The words "levelling-up" are not political[...]

TMEA 2021: Free mouthpieces for educators

To celebrate the our virtual exhibit at the 2021 Texas Music Educators Association Convention, we are offering over 100 trumpet and trombone mouthpieces free for educators. Please complete the form below - only one entry per teacher and full rules are below. Remember, we will[...]

RSL and Warwick Music Group announce innovative music education collaboration

Warwick Music Group and RSL Awards have announced an innovative new partnership and collaboration. These two Queens’ Award winning companies will create a series of “Learn to Play Trombone” and “Learn to Play Trumpet” print and digital publications as part of a “horns” offer for[...]

Tips for using Zoom in Music Lessons

Grant Golding is a professional trumpet player and teacher who works with local authorities in Scotland teaching around 200 pupils per week. This includes his ground breaking work with Dumfries & Galloway remote teaching project. He therefore has a lot of experience in using[...]

Why pBugle is a great starter instrument for educators

After the success of the ground-breaking and innovative brass training product pBuzz, feedback began to suggest that although trumpet-based teachers welcomed a simplified training instrument, they didn’t really feel an affinity with the pBuzz, seeing it as more of a “lower[...]