Archive: September 2017

Matt Kingston & Steve Legge – Music Marvels

Matt Kingston & Steve Legge – Music Marvels A great book for beginners about how to play trombone! 50 fun-packed pages that will start you on your way to being a Music Marvel! Along the way you’ll compose your first tune, discover music from around the world, and play in a band with your friends. […]

Kay Charlton – Welcome to Are You Ready?

Kay Charlton – Welcome to Are You Ready? Thirteen tunes in a variety of styles, with lyrics, actions and space for improvisation and copy-backs. Starting with simple 1-2 note tunes, and moving on to 4-5 note tunes, this book will aid creative music making and progression for whole class ensemble teaching. A great book about […]

Just Play Treble Clef Brass [PDF] l Trombone Treble Clef [PDF]

Just Play Treble Clef Brass [PDF] l Trombone Treble Clef [PDF] – this teaching resource has been designed for both small group and whole class teaching. It is divided into “steps” rather than weekly lessons as groups of children learn at different rates. Learn how to play trombone.

What is a brass instrument? TED ED

What is a brass instrument? TED ED

WMG Education Newsletter (Spring 2016) [PDF]

WMG Education Newsletter (Spring 2016) [PDF]

WMG Education Newsletter (Autumn 2015) [PDF]

WMG Education Newsletter (Autumn 2015) [PDF]

BOLD AS Impact Report on pBone & pTrumpet [PDF] – BOLD AS was a Deal Festival education project using over 120 pBones and pTrumpets that takes place in various primary schools in the Deal, Kent, UK area. The report examines the impact of the project for Arts Council England.

BOLD AS Impact Report on pBone & pTrumpet [PDF] – BOLD AS was a Deal Festival education project using over 120 pBones and pTrumpets that takes place in various primary schools in the Deal, Kent, UK area. The report examines the impact of the project for Arts Council England.

mr pBone Download Page

mr pBone Download Page, learn how to play trombone

We Will Rock You [MP3]

We Will Rock You [MP3]

pBone Lied oefen groove (slow) I (medium) I (fast) [MP3]

pBone Lied oefen groove (slow) I (medium) I (fast) [MP3]

pBone Lied (Karaoke) I pBone Lied (met pBone) I pBone Lied (met Zang) [MP3]

pBone Lied (Karaoke) I pBone Lied (met pBone) I pBone Lied (met Zang) [MP3]

I Feel Good (Karaoke) I I Feel Good [MP3]

I Feel Good (Karaoke) I I Feel Good [MP3]

Drillteam 135 oefen groove [MP3]

Drillteam 135 oefen groove [MP3]

Handboek mr pBone Nederlands [PDF]

Handboek mr pBone Nederlands [PDF]

Handboek mr pBone 135 [PDF]

Handboek mr pBone 135 [PDF]

Werkboek mr pBone VERSIE 4 [PDF]

Werkboek mr pBone VERSIE 4 [PDF]

Just Play Treble Clef Brass [PDF] – this teaching resource has been designed for both small group and whole class teaching. It is divided into “steps” rather than weekly lessons as groups of children learn at different rates

Just Play Treble Clef Brass [PDF] – this teaching resource has been designed for both small group and whole class teaching. It is divided into “steps” rather than weekly lessons as groups of children learn at different rates

pTrumpet for Educators [PDF] – this presentation provides a context for the use of pTrumpet in an education setting, including the history of pTrumpet development and a general view of education uses. [Deutsch]

pTrumpet for Educators [PDF] – this presentation provides a context for the use of pTrumpet in an education setting, including the history of pTrumpet development and a general view of education uses. [Deutsch]

NEW! Quick Start Guide for pTrumpet [PDF] – a quick and simple guide to get you started on pTrumpet with backing tracks. [Backing Tracks]

NEW! Quick Start Guide for pTrumpet [PDF] – a quick and simple guide to get you started on pTrumpet with backing tracks. [Backing Tracks]

Wider Opportunities in Music Quotations [PDF]

Wider Opportunities in Music Quotations [PDF] – this document is simply a collection of historical quotes around the Wider Opportunities in Music program in the UK.

Year Program [PDF]

This document discusses the broader issues of how a program might develop using informal brass learning to deliver curriculum learning over an academic year via a broadly informal learning pathway.

10 Week pBone Program [PDF]

10 Week pBone Program [PDF] – using the style of the circle plan this plan maps how, through informal learning and the deep use of simple musical materials, music curriculum objectives could be delivered over 10, once a week sessions.

Just Play Trombone Treble Clef Brass [PDF]

Just Play Trombone Treble Clef Brass [PDF] – this teaching resource has been designed for both small group and whole class teaching. It is divided into “steps” rather than weekly lessons as groups of children learn at different rates

pBone Circle Plan [PDF]

pBone Circle Plan [PDF] – this plan was created for the NAMM Foundation pBone circles and is a basic introduction into both informal learning style and a first access to brass experience. The circle can be tuned to suit learners of all ages and is usable on pTrumpets and pBone minis but not pBuzz.

pBone for educators [PDF]

pBone for educators [PDF] – this presentation provides a context for the use of pBone in an education setting, including the history of pBone development and a general view of education uses. [Deutsch]

NEW! Quick Start Guide for pBone [PDF]

NEW! Quick Start Guide for pBone [PDF] – a quick and simple guide to get you started on pBone with backing tracks. [Backing Tracks l Bb Treble Clef Version]

Backing Tracks [MP3]

Backing Tracks [MP3]

Supporting Videos [Video]

Supporting Videos [Video]

Get Started on pBone mini (treble clef) [PDF]

Get Started on pBone mini (treble clef) [PDF]

Get Started on pBone mini (bass clef) [PDF]

Get Started on pBone mini (bass clef) [PDF]

NEW! Beginning Band Fun Book (pBone mini) by Larry Newman.

NEW! Beginning Band Fun Book (pBone mini) by Larry Newman. Also available to buy in hardcopy from Amazon The pBone mini guides are designed to create a starter pack into the world of brass playing. Aimed at independent learners, probably a child supported by an adult, these guides blend informal and formal instrumental learning practice […]

pBuzz project with primary school children “full performance” [Video]

pBuzz project with primary school children “full performance” [Video]

pBuzz project with primary school children [Video]

pBuzz project with primary school children [Video]

YouTube Playlist “How to make a Buzz” [Video]

YouTube Playlist “How to make a Buzz” [Video]

Backing Tracks to pBuzz Tunes: Incy Wincy Spider | Mary Had a Little Lamb | Ode to Joy | When the Saints | “I Feel Good” [MP3]

Backing Tracks to pBuzz Tunes: Incy Wincy Spider | Mary Had a Little Lamb | Ode to Joy | When the Saints | “I Feel Good” [MP3]

14 easy Colour coded pBuzz Tunes [PDF]

14 easy Colour coded pBuzz Tunes [PDF]

10 Week pBuzz Program [PDF]

10 Week pBuzz Program [PDF]

Four Session Plan [PDF]

Four Session Plan [PDF]

Watch the pBuzz Product Showcase at TMEA2017

Watch the pBuzz Product Showcase at TMEA2017

TMEA 2017 pBuzz Handout [29Mb PDF] I Low Res Version

TMEA 2017 pBuzz Handout [29Mb PDF] I Low Res Version

8-week Programme on pBuzz at KS1 shared by Antoinette Pardoe, Music Coordinator at Hilton Primary School, Derby [Word]

8-week Programme on pBuzz at KS1 shared by Antoinette Pardoe, Music Coordinator at Hilton Primary School, Derby [Word]

Scheme of Work, Lesson Plans, WCET Pieces and Backing Tracks currently supporting the delivery of KS1 and early KS2 whole class learning on pBuzz in Hillingdon Primary School [Dropbox]

Scheme of Work, Lesson Plans, WCET Pieces and Backing Tracks currently supporting the delivery of KS1 and early KS2 whole class learning on pBuzz in Hillingdon Primary School [Dropbox]

Learn to play pBuzz (Teacher Handbook) lesson plans to support interactive powerpoint for the primary classroom by Martin Yates [PDF]

Learn to play pBuzz (Teacher Handbook) lesson plans to support interactive powerpoint for the primary classroom by Martin Yates [PDF]

Learn to play pBuzz interactive powerpoint with backing tracks for the primary classroom by Martin Yates [Powerpoint]

Learn to play pBuzz interactive powerpoint with backing tracks for the primary classroom by Martin Yates [Powerpoint]

Introduction and Resources Guide (USA) by Keith Dye, Jenny Dees and Analisa Byrd [PDF]

Introduction and Resources Guide (USA) by Keith Dye, Jenny Dees and Analisa Byrd [PDF]

I Feel Good (Sheet Music, down 4 steps) by Melanie A. Hilden, Music Department Coordinator, Colegio Menor -San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador [PDF]

I Feel Good (Sheet Music, down 4 steps) by Melanie A. Hilden, Music Department Coordinator, Colegio Menor -San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador [PDF]

NEW! Plastic or Not? by Helen Minshall – The Trombonist Magazine, Summer 2017

NEW! Plastic or Not? by Helen Minshall – The Trombonist Magazine, Summer 2017 [PDF]

How to Hold a pCircle (Presentation & Videos)

This presentation is a blow-by-blow guide to presenting the pBone circle plan. It includes video examples from a variety of practitioners work around the world about how to play trombone, each making the concept into their own, using largely informal practice. How to Hold a pCircle [PDF] Gestalte deinen ersten pBone oder pTrumpet Circle (Deutsch) [PDF] Short excerpts […]

Little Kids Rock, Rockfest (July 2017)

Little Kids Rock invited Warwick Music Group to present and participate in the 2017 Rockfest for Modern Band in Fort Collins, Colorado from the 28th to the 31st of July. In total about 400 music educators and administrators attended the conference. David Wish, the LKR Founder, and his team have already achieved exceptional results since […]

A New Instrument for Learning and Fun in Elementary Music: Meet the pBuzz (TMEA, February 2017)

Learn and get hands-on experience with this new, fun addition to the world of elementary musical instruments—the pBuzz. The pBuzz brings a new level of student engagement with musical instruments unlike anything before. Gain fresh and exciting ways to enhance aural skills, physical coordination, music literacy, improvisation and more. Clinicians will engage the audience by […]

Adding pBone to your Modern Band Ensemble (Little Kids Rock Rockfest, July 2017)

Quickly add a horn section to your modern rock band by attending this session! The forces combine to bring you the maker of the pBone and method from a Chicago classroom, where pBones delight hundreds of students each week. You will learn proper technique of a pBone, while using the modern band method to quickly […]

Exploring Creativity in Music to grow the base of brass players (School District of Philadelphia, August 2017)

Experience the passion, desire and drive of the British pioneers behind pBone, pTrumpet and pBuzz – the progressive pathway of instruments that grow the base of brass players and improve continuation throughout your programs. The session will include: – Discussion of the basic pedagogy of brass playing – How pInstruments nurture a coherent and progressive […]

Introducing Brass Playing into the General Music Classroom (School District of Philadelphia, August 2017)

Enrich your classroom offering with the world of brass playing. Through pBuzz, you will understand the basic principles of brass playing and directly correlate these skills into your existing knowledge and experience of recorders, boomwhackers, ukuleles, singing. Your students will quickly achieve an authentic buzz, see and hear the relationship of pitch to length, and […]

Progression in Brass Learning through Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 3 (Music Mark North West Teachers Conference, September 2017)

Chris Fower explores progression in brass learning through KS1-3 including: – When and how best to introduce brass skills and what these skills might be, with particular emphasis on large group and whole class learning – Exploring the key, core skills needed to form a foundation for brass learning – Reflect and review how to […]

Introducing the pBuzz into the General Music Classroom (Webinar, September 2017)

The pBuzz is an incredible new instrument for all ages that matches perfectly with all the other instrumental music you incorporate in your elementary program. The pBuzz qualifies for the 2017 TMEA Grant. Jenny Dees and Keith Dye will be leading you through an engaging demonstration and discussion. We will share experiences, material and be […]