Category: Education

Innovative Technology Partnership (antimicrobial technology)

Innovative Technology Partnership (antimicrobial technology)

WMG have renewed and extended the partnership with BioCote Ltd, a world leader in antimicrobial technology, for a further three years. The partnership dates from September 2014, when, with Coventry-based BioCote, WMG launched pTrumpet as not only the world’s first all-plastic trumpet, but the first trumpet with antimicrobial protection. BioCote’s silver ion additives, which are […]

New partnership with Brass Bands England to attract young players

New partnership with Brass Bands England to attract young players

New partnership with Brass Bands England to attract young players We’ve recently announced a new partnership to attract more young people to brass, alongside a nation-wide competition to engage youngsters. Working with Brass Bands England (BBE), this significant new initiative will provide a key foundation for BBE’s future strategy aimed at introducing and sustaining the […]

Music education needs social harmony

Music education needs social harmony

The opening of the £57m state of the art flagship Birmingham Conservatoire (principal: Julian Lloyd Webber) prompted a thought provoking editorial in The Guardian. Steven Greenall, chief executive of Warwick Music Group, believes that music education needs to focus on the base of the pyramid.  Music need not and should not become the ‘preserve of […]

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 […]

Make Music Fun!

Make Music Fun!

Make music fun with pBone, pTrumpet and pBuzz is a new series of webinars that we are launching for our community to share and exchange ideas to spread the love . . . of music! The next video conference webinar will be held on Monday, 8th August at 4pm GMT or 11am USA EST, so our […]

Warwick Music Group to host ‘Music for All’ Proms workshops

Warwick Music Group to host ‘Music for All’ Proms workshops

Warwick Music Group is delighted to be supporting the charity Music for All as hosts of the BBC Proms Get Playing workshops at Imperial College, London on Sunday, 17th July at 10.30am. WMG – makers of the internationally acclaimed plastic music instruments – will hold a series of brass inspired Get Playing sessions for anyone wanting to […]

pBuzz hits the right note with mini musicians

pBuzz hits the right note with mini musicians

Discover the joy of music in seconds, learn to play in minutes and enjoy for a lifetime – pBuzz is a completely new musical instrument. More eye-catching than a recorder, lighter than a drum and easier to play than a xylophone – pBuzz makes for a magical, musical playtime. Research has shown that youngsters who […]

Top marks for ‘Bold As’ music in education project

Top marks for ‘Bold As’ music in education project

Our pioneering music education initiative – BOLD AS – shows music in education improves children’s confidence, musical skills and behaviour. Commissioned by Deal Festival Education project, supported by Kent Music, and Warwick Music Group, the report found improvement in behaviour and capacity to concentrate, marked improvement in confidence and very significant improvement in musical skills. […]

Education Newsletter – Spring 2016

Education Newsletter – Spring 2016

Music education and access to brass instrument learning is at the heart of everything we do. We’re proud that our team are musicians themselves, passionate about giving children the same opportunities they had to learn music. The latest edition of our newsletter dedicated to education is now available to download below. If you would like to […]