I Tromboni - The Team Canada of Trombones
I Tromboni - a professional ensemble of five of Canada's top Trombonists have been dazzling audiences since 1999. They can play any style with great sound and fantastic musicianship.
Their two albums are for sale on our site. Click on their link to find out more about them.
Douglas Yeo Trombone Web Site - Bass Trombonist of the Boston Symphony
Bass Trombonist Douglas Yeo was born in Monterey, California and grew up in Queens and Valley Stream, New York (where he began playing the trombone at the age of nine in the Hewlett-Woodmere school system), and Oak Ridge, New Jersey (where he graduated from Jefferson Township High School in 1973). Before joining the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Boston Pops Orchestra in May 1985, he was a member of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra from 1981-1985 and he was on the faculties of the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore and the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He holds a bachelor of music degree with honor from Wheaton College in Illinois and a master of arts degree from New York University. His principal teachers were Edward Kleinhammer and Keith Brown.
International Trombone Association
The International Trombone Association is the largest association of trombonists with 3500 members from 66 countries. Formed in 1972, ITA is a registered non-profit organization and our mission is to promote the trombone and all trombone-related activities across the world.
Motor City Brass Quintet
The Motor City Brass Quintet features some of Detroit's most creative and versatile brass musicians, including members of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra, making the MCBQ an exciting addition to the diverse musical culture of Metropolitan Detroit.
Since its opening concert in June 1999, Capital BrassWorks has been impressing audiences everywhere with a huge range of stunningly rendered programmes. The group includes some of Canada's best brass players and percussionists, drawn primarily from the National Arts Centre Orchestra. Guest artists from the Toronto and Montreal Symphonies have also taken part in CBW concerts and recordings. The ensemble plays a wide variety of repertoire, from Renaissance music to contemporary music for brass. Several CBW members are accomplished arrangers, and the group has performed both original works and arrangements by some of Canada's finest composers.
Brad Howland Music
Brad Howland holds the Principal Trombone chair of the Victoria Symphony Orchestra, and has performed in the past with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the CBC Vancouver Orchestra, the Palm Court Orchestra, and the new music group Aventa Ensemble. In 2008 Brad was engaged for four weeks as a substitute player in the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra. He is a member of the Beacon Hill Brass, performing on both euphonium and trombone.
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's mission is to enrich the quality of life in and bring prestige to our city, province and country through the presentation of high-quality performances of classical and popular music, and the delivery of excellent education and community programs.
Mr. Markey is the newly appointed Bass Trombonist of the Boston Symphony and began his tenure there in August 2012. We wish him the greatest of good luck in his new position. Previously he was appointed to the Bass Trombone position of the New York Philharmonic in June 2007, James Markey joined the Philharmonic as Associate Principal Trombone in 1997. Previously, Mr. Markey was Principal Trombone of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and since 2001 he has been a member of the Sun Valley Summer Symphony.
International Tuba Euphonium Association
THE site to go to for all there is to know about Tuba and Euphonium around the world.
International Trumpet Guild
The International Trumpet Guild is a non-profit organization founded in 1974 to promote communications among trumpet players around the world and to improve the artistic level of performance, teaching, and literature associated with the trumpet.
The Trombone Forum
The largest and most used forum in the world about the Trombone
Want to know about the Trombone or wish to add something to Wikipedia's knowledge database on the Trombone? This is the site to go to.
The most information about the legendary teacher and artist who changed the world of the Trombone and inspired thousands of young musicians to be their best!
S. E. Shires Trombone trombones
S. E. Shires Custom Brass Instruments
S. E. Shires Co. was founded in 1995 for the sole purpose of building custom trombones of unparalleled professional quality. Now recognized as a leader in brass instrument design, innovation and manufacture, we maintain our commitment to every player who chooses Shires, to build an instrument that not only feels and sounds exactly the way you want, but is mechanically perfect, built to last for many years and beautiful to look at as well.
Conn Serial Number index
Conn serial number indexes for brass instruments from 1919 to 1965, by Tom Meacham
Trombone Page of the World
Every Trombonist in the "World" can be listed on this site... a must see!!
Summit Brass Institute (Raphael Mendez Brass Institute)
Summit Brass is the first and only truly American brass ensemble to represent the United States. Touring in America and throughout the world, the ensemble consists of some of the nation's leading trumpet, horn, trombone and tuba soloists and chamber and orchestral musicians. They have recorded numerous albums, been the feature of many television and radio programs, and commissioned many works for brass.
The ensemble was formed by trumpet virtuoso David Hickman in 1985.
Rebecca Cherry-Violinist, composer, artist, our wonderfully talented daughter!
Rebecca's list of credits is just too long to list... so please go to her site and see and hear what a talent she is!!
"A Song for Japan"
The tragedy in Japan has brought millions of people together to support the nation and individuals who have suffered in the devastating earthquake and sunami. This beautiful elegy on YouTube has been put together from some of the finest Trombonists in the world is one small but special example.
Ergobone Support System for Brass
This is a great invention that I use every day to support my instrument while performing.
Charles (Charlie) Vernon - Bass Trombonist of the Chicago Symphony Home page
Charlie Vernon is bass trombonist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Having held the position since 1986, Mr. Vernon has made a tremendous impact on classical music and the role of the trombone as a solo instrument. This site is dedicated to him.
Joseph Alessi, one of the finest Trombonists in the universe holds a 10 day seminar on the odd years. Participation is limited to a small number who audition. The seminar is intense but very stimulating for those involved.
The grand finale of the 10 days is a concert which ends with all performers playing Gordon Cherry's transcription of Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral. You can hear a sample of the recording with the Vancouver Symphony, I Tromboni & Vancouver Opera sections on the following page:
PRISMA is the new two week Orchestral and Chamber music Festival in Powell River BC Canada which offers a unique program that prepares advanced students and young professionals for a career in music performance and in obtaining a position in a professional orchestra.
Gordon Cherry has been the Trombone faculty instructor since its inception in 2004 as the SOAP Festival.
Its Music Director is Arthur Arnold who has also been with the SOAP Festival since 2004 and is a very well regarded conductor in Europe and North America.
Irv Wagner website
Dr. Wagner is a faculty member at the University of Oklahoma where he is holds the distinguished titles of David Ross Boyd and Regents Professor of Music. At the University he teaches trombone as well as serves as the Coordinator of Graduate Studies and Music Director and Conductor for the Music Theater Program. Complimentary to his regular duties at the University, he is a trombonist in the Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra as well as an occasional Conductor for Pops Concerts of the Orchestra.
Higher Notes - Goal Setting for Musicians
Joan Watson, Principal Hornist of the Canadian Opera Company has founded Higher Notes. Goal Setting for Musicians. Set a path to success with an experienced coach and well laid out course that you can download and do alone, add coaching or sign up for a fully coached program. All paths lead to success. Check out the Success Stories page and find out how others have used this course to find satisfaction and life fulfillment.
Terry Warburton has produced the highest quality mouthpieces for almost 40 years. His workmanship is outstanding and I am proud to play on them
Bad Cactus Brass Band
Bad Cactus Brass Band is a New Orleans parade jazz band based in Phoenix, Arizona. The founders of Phoenix Mardi Gras, they bring a Mardi Gras party energy to any event.
Alain Trudel - Brilliant Conductor & Virtuoso Trombonist
Alain Trudel is a brilliant Conductor and virtuoso Trombonist. Go to his site and find out more about this extraordinary musician.
Ron Barron - Principal Trombonist Boston Symphony retired
RONALD BARRON was Principal Trombonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra from 1975 until 2008. He joined the orchestra in 1970 after being a member of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, and also served as Principal Trombonist of the Boston Pops for thirteen seasons. Mr. Barron is a graduate of the College-Conservatory of Music of the University of Cincinnati, where he studied with Ernest Glover. During his college years, he also toured with the American Wind Symphony.
Mr. Barron has an excellent discography to his credit. Trombonists should pick up a couple to hear his extraordinary playing.
forScore iPad Music Reader app
forScore is the leading and most recommended music reading app for the iPad. Cherry Classics Music now sells its music in pdf format as well as the traditional hard copy way and forScore is the preferred app for our music.
US Marine Band Historical Performances
"The President's Own", the United States Marine Band has had an illustrious history. Many of its alumni have gone on to major musical careers. This link contains live recordings of Robert (Bob) Isele, James Erdman & others playing Arthur Pryor and more.