Category:            Brass

Ensemble/s:       Rookie Band, Concert Band and Symphonic Band, Stage Band

Sound Production: You produce a sound on the trombone by buzzing your lips together against the mouthpiece.

Interesting Facts:

  • The trombone is derived from an instrument called a sackbut.
  • The trombone uses a slide to alter pitches, rather than a valve. It is the only instrument in the brass family to do so.
  • The trombone is said to be the “Voice of God”, usually when he is not very happy.
  • Trombone is not lefty friendly.