Tag: trombone

What Are the Different Parts of the Trombone?

What Are the Different Parts of the Trombone?

If you’re thinking about enrolling your child in marching band, selecting an instrument is part of the process–and the trombone is a popular choice. The trombone’s ancestor was a medieval instrument called…

Tips & Advice for New Trombonists

Tips & Advice for New Trombonists

Learning how to play the tuba is a fun and exciting time in your child’s life, filled with memories that they’ll cherish for years to come. While music comes to naturally to…

Common Repairs for Trombones

Common Repairs for Trombones

For a trombone to function and play properly, all of the various pieces of the instrument need to work together. Because of this, it’s not uncommon that one small problem can throw…

Giardinelli Brand Spotlight Part 2: Instruments

Giardinelli Brand Spotlight Part 2: Instruments

In the first part of this series, we introduced you to Giardinelli mouthpieces, reeds, and accessories, but did you know Giardinelli sells premium brasswind and woodwind instruments, too? Giardinelli may be a…

Trombone Rental vs. Purchase: Which is Right for You?

Trombone Rental vs. Purchase: Which is Right for You?

In the world of musical instruments, the question about whether it’s better to purchase an instrument or rent one comes up often. When it comes to the trombone, as with other instruments,…

An Interview with Steven Greenall, Creator of the pBone

An Interview with Steven Greenall, Creator of the pBone

Renier Fee, Director of Marketing for Music & Arts, met Steven Greenall at the Conn-Selmer Institute in Mishawaka, Indiana, earlier this year. Their conversation took so many interesting turns that he thought it…

Choosing the Best Trombone Case

Choosing the Best Trombone Case

Trombones may not be the largest instrument in the brass family, but they’re certainly not the smallest- and, the larger the instrument is the more important it is to protect it from…

Trombone vs. Trumpet: What Makes Them Different

Even if your child isn’t learning how to play the trombone or trumpet from a professional band or orchestra teacher, you may still be curious about the key differences between the two…

Trombone Buyer’s Guide

Trombone Buyer’s Guide

If your child is an aspiring musician who has decided to take up the trombone, they’re far from alone. The rich, warm sound of a trombone makes it quite versatile in nature;…

Artist interview massimo la rosa

Artist Interview: Massimo La Rosa

Massimo La Rosa (Principal Trombone, The Cleveland Orchestra) Born in Palermo, Italy, Massimo La Rosa studied with Filippo Bonanno. He released two solo albums and is currently the principal trombone of The…