Author: Chris Fower

Gold for pBuzz in Primary Teacher Awards

Gold for pBuzz in Primary Teacher Awards

Just a few months after the launch of pBuzz, our brand-new instrument – designed to encourage children to take up the playing of music – has been awarded ‘Gold’ in the UK’s top primary teacher awards. pBuzz is helping to develop the next generation of brass musicians – and is seen as an alternative to […]

Gwent Music Teacher Training

Gwent Music Teacher Training

“I had a really great day working with the fantastic team at Gwent, I found their enthusiasm and openness to new ideas alongside a complete commitment to diving in and “having a go” was uplifting and made my job so easy. We workshopped progression in brass learning through the complete range of Warwick Music Group […]

pTrumpet blogger review

pTrumpet blogger review

“The pTrumpet (the little ‘p’ standing for ‘plastic’) is a fully plastic trumpet that can create professional sounding music. This is no cheap plastic toy trumpet, but rather a plastic trumpet that is as tough as a toy. It is a fully authentic musical instrument that can hit all the same notes as a traditional […]

NAMM 2015

NAMM 2015

“Both the pTrumpet and pBone Circle events were very well attended at NAMM this year. Over 40 people participated in each event, all enjoying the chance to play on a pInstrument and engage in a session of informal brass learning. This year Chris Fower, Director of Education at Warwick Music Group, developed the session from […]

Competition: pTrumpet giveaway

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 take up music. Alison will shortly embark on […]

Music for Youth

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. In August month MFY held its national festival in Birmingham Symphony Hall and it was great to see the pTrumpet in action for the first time. Thousands of talented young […]

pTrumpet YouTube

pTrumpet YouTube

During the past few months, we have had increasing interest and curiosity – from students right through to professionals – as we’ve been refining and perfecting the instrument. World class trumpeter Mike Lovatt has been one of our ‘pro testers’ in the development of the pTrumpet. He has been putting the instrument through its paces […]

ITG

ITG

pTrumpet was proudly displayed on the Conn-Selmer stand at International Trumpet Guild (ITG) 2014. Crowds of participants gathered to have a go on the eagerly awaited pTrumpet. Jeff Christiana, head of trumpets for Conn-Selmer, was on hand demonstrating the pTrumpet to students. Click here to see more photos from the ITG.