Category: press

Music Education Success Story

Pennthorpe School get the Buzz! A West Sussex school has been declared the winner in an inaugural competition to encourage children to play music together in start-up music groups.

The #pLayin30days Challenge

2015 is just around the corner and sooner then you realise you will be asked numerous times “What’s your New Year’s resolution?” You might already have some ideas like giving up chocolate, committing to more exercise, spending more time with the family or even something a bit[...]

Competition: pTrumpet giveaway

One of the world’s most renowned trumpet sensations, Alison Balsom, has teamed up with pTrumpet, to encourage children to “pick up an instrument and play” – as part of a major new nation-wide music education initiative. The aim of the project is to encourage more youngsters to[...]

Glissando goes global

For all you keen trombonists who can never find the right material at the right time there is no longer a need to panic.

Music for Youth

Music for Youth (MFY) is a national music education charity which allows young, aspiring musicians across the UK, free access to performance and audience opportunities. Last month MFY held its national festival in Birmingham Symphony Hall and it was great to see pBone alongside[...]

Plastic Fantastic!

We are thrilled to announce that our pBone has helped us to beat hundreds of small businesses to win the Innovation of the Year prize at the Nectar Business Small Business Awards 2013. The judging panel included Lord Sugar’s right-hand woman in BBC1’s The Apprentice, Karren[...]

Slide Factory 2013: Chris Fower, pBone Education

pBone was in Rotterdam to proudly represent pBone as the sponsors of a large-scale education project and commissioned composition: Circus in Trombone Wonderland. (I loved the phrase that described our support: Powered by pBone!)

Warwick Music and pBone will be at Slide Factory 2013

Warwick Music and pBone will be at Slidefactory 2013 in Rotterdam on the 29-31 of March. We will have a stand with lots of great trombone music, a mute and mouthpiece sale and a full display of pBones. pBone will also be featuring in a fantastic new Warwick Music commission by[...]

Brass for Africa (Kampala, Uganda) - Simon Hogg

My name is Simon Hogg, I am Director of Music (Performance) at Warwick School in the UK. In a previous life I was a professional trombone player for 25 years.

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