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pBone mini MP3 Backing Tracks

Backing tracks to our pBone mini book

pBone mini Backing Tracks (Zip)

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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] – 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.

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]

Putting it together

Backing Tracks [MP3]

Supporting Videos [Video]

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

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

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

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

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