The trombone is a brass instrument renowned for its sharp and dynamic sound. Deriving its name from the Italian word “tromba” with the suffix “one,” it translates to “large trumpet.” Commonly referred to as a “slide trumpet” in colloquial terms, this moniker actually belongs to a different brass instrument.

The trombone, a cousin of the trumpet, typically comes in the form of a tenor trombone, which is twice the length of a B♭ trumpet. A trombone is composed of three main parts:

  • A bell-shaped or V-shaped mouthpiece,
  • The slide, a long cylindrical metal U-shaped tube that can be extended or retracted,
  • The bell section, which flares out conically.

By extending the slide, the player can alter the effective length of the tube, thereby changing the pitch. This unique feature allows for a versatile range of tones, making the trombone a standout choice for both classical and contemporary music ensembles.

Emphasize the trombone’s versatility and its ability to produce a wide range of tones, which can add depth and richness to any musical performance. Highlight its historical significance and the skill required to master its unique slide mechanism

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Trial lessons

The first lesson is always a trial lesson. If the pupil doesn’t continue with the lessons, this is free of charge. If the pupil continues the lessons, the trial lesson is the first lesson on the invoice.
You can also decide to follow 4 trial lessons. These lessons will be invoiced plus €25 administration costs. If the student continues for the entire season after the 4 trial lessons, the costs of the trial lessons will be included in the (first) invoice for the tuition fee. For more information, please see our rates and general rules and conditions.

Lesson details

Age: 7 or up

Lesson duration: 20, 25 or 30 minutes, once every 2 weeks, in consultation with the teacher

Lesson day(s): Friday

To buy: To be discussed


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