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pBuzz MP3 Backing Tracks

The MP3 backing tracks to some of our pBuzz tunes sheet

pBuzz Backing Tracks (Zip)

Introducing the pBuzz into the General Music Classroom (Webinar, October 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 ready to answer your questions. Melissa Blum from West Music will also join. Beyond the promotional offer for a classroom set – Melissa will help with questions to make your grant application a success.

Special Children Article: Music making becomes inclusive with plastic instruments

When Gethin Thomas came across light and robust plastic instruments, he realised that at last he could give SEND pupils access to the delights of brass music.

Music making becomes inclusive with plastic instruments at Canolfan Addysg y Bont.

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ITV News: Children at a school on Anglesey are discovering a love for music

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Children at a school on Anglesey are discovering a love for music – after a instruments were donated by kind-hearted musicians. Ten pBones were given by Warwick Music Group to a school in Llangefni and a new brass band – or should that be, plastic band – was formed. For many parents, this was the first time they’d heard their children playing an instrument.

Watch the ITV News Report

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

Kay Charlton – Welcome to Are You Ready?

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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.

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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.

What is a brass instrument? TED ED

What is a brass instrument? TED ED

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.

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

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] – 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] – 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

pBuzz projects with primary school children

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

pBuzz project with primary school children [Video]

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]

10 Week pBuzz Program [PDF]

Four Session Plan [PDF]