Ensembles


Amsterdam Staff Band
The Amsterdam Staff Band of the Salvation Army in The Netherlands has performed with leading trombone players, including Brandt Attema, Jos Jansen, Don Lusher, Ivan Meylemans, and Spirtual to the Bone.

Ars Nova Brass
Professional brass quintet from the greater Pittsburgh area.

Avatar Brass Quintet
Avatar Brass is dedicated to enhancing the cultural vitality of West Michigan, the United States and abroad, by providing educational and entertaining performances to audiences of all ages.

Bala Brass Quintet
The Bala Brass Quintet is a contemporary brass quintet winning the hearts of audiences around the globe with its infectious spirit and enthusiastic performances.

Baltimore Brass
Founded in the spring of 2000, the Baltimore Brass consists of five distinguished musicians with diverse musical backgrounds. As active performers and music educators, the Baltimore Brass is dedicated to promoting and perpetuating the role of brass instruments in the context of chamber music.

Barrington Brass Quintet
Formed in 1992 when five seasoned instrumentalists from the Chicago area got together to bring the exciting sound of live brass music to special occasions.

Bay Street Brassworks Brass Quintet
Bay Street Brassworks is a professional brass quintet based in Baltimore, Maryland. Founded in 1995, they perform as artists for Young Audiences of Maryland, Atlanta and Colorado. In 2003, they were winners of the New York Brass Conference Quintet Competition.

Bone Shakers Trombone Quartet
Trombone Quartet formed in the Birmingham Conservatoire, England in 2003.

Bone Therapy
A group of parttime trombonists in the Nashville, TN area dedicated to enjoyment of all types of trombone ensemble music.

Bones Apart
Bones Apart Trombone Quartet is one of the world’s leading young chamber ensembles

Bones Southwest Trombone ChoirBones West
An all-volunteer trombone choir founded in 1980 by George Roberts. The choir meets every Saturday in Santa Ana, California. Visitors welcome.

Bozen Brass Quintet
The Bozen Brass Quintet was formed in 1989 by five musicians from Germany and Austria.

Brass Express
Brass Express, a professional brass quintet based in Maryland, performs music ranging from classical to jazz and dixie for weddings, graduations, church services, parties and corporate events.

Brass Roots
Boston based group experimenting with a concept they call ‘Chamber Mambo’. Featuring two trombones and two Latin percussionists, Brass Roots has just released their debut cd, ‘Purple Cha Cha heels’. Also featured are trumpet, bari sax, and flute.

Brass Unlimited
Brass Unlimited, a quartet comprised of two trumpets, trombone and bass trombone, has been delighting audiences throughout the Puget Sound with their own unique arrangements of classical and jazz favorites.

Celebration Brass Quintet of Chicago
The Celebration Brass Quintet is comprised of professional musicians who focus on providing quality and entertaining music to the Chicago area. The Celebration Brass Quintet performs a variety of music for all kinds of special occasions.

Chicago
Official site of the rock band. James Pankow is the group’s trombonist.

Chicago Brass Band
The CBB performs in the Chicago area and the midwest, as well as in national and international contests. CBB won the NABBA championship in 2004.

Chicago Trombone Quartet
The Chicago Trombone Quartet was formed in 2004 by four creative freelancers in Chicago. All members of CTQ met during their graduate degrees at DePaul University.

De ProfundisEnglish Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble
The ECSC is a virtuoso period instrument ensemble at the forefront of the early music scene. Since its formation in 1993, ECSE has performed at many major music festivals in the UK and abroad.

Extreme Trombone Quartet
Official site of the Extreme Trombone Quartet.

Feeling Brass Quintet
French brass quintet. Third prize winners in 2005 Lyon Competition.

Fountain City Brass Band
The Fountain City Brass Band is located in Kansas City, Missouri and was formed by Lee Harrelson. The FCBB plays an extensive concert schedule and has featured soloists such as Patrick Sheridan, Helen Tyler and Steven Mead. The FCBB is made up of local freelance artists as well as professors from UMKC, CMSU, KU and MU.

Gaudi Quartet
The Gaudí Quartet is based in Barcelona, Spain. The objective of the group is to think and design their musical projects through a musical idea or storyline that could be attractive as to the players as to the audience. The group promotes the creation of new music for trombone quartet

Glissando, Quartet de Trombons
Spanish trombone quartet performs music from the 16th to 20th Centuries. Instrumentation includes alto, tenor, bass, and contrabass trombones.

Gomalan Brass Quintet
The Gomalan Brass Quintet was formed in 1999; motivated by a desire to express their maximum artistic potential, the group performs a repertoire that goes from Reneissance to Contemporary music.

Governor’s Sackbutt Commission
Olympia-based trombone quartet whose classically trained members perform a wide variety of unaccompanied classical trombone music — from the Renaissance to contemporary classical, to jazz, pop, and show tunes.

Grand Rapids Trombone Choir
A trombone choir of professionals and students from west Michigan. The GRTC performs in local, regional, and national events.

Harmonic Brass
HARMONIC BRASS was founded in 1991, but 1997 was the year for an important decision regarding the future of the dedicated full-blooded musicians. They had to face the very important question: Should they go on to be a fine, choice, but a small part of larger orchestras, or should they venture taking the first step into artistic independence – with all the risks and side-effects?

High Altitude Trombone Quartet
The High Altitude Trombone Quartet is a dedicated group of professional musicians whose mission is to broaden the acceptance of the trombone in chamber music settings.

Hora Decima Brass Ensemble
The Hora Decima Brass Ensemble promotes brass music and performance through three ensembles: large brass ensemble, brass quintet, and trombone octet.

I TromboniI
Tromboni was formed in 1999. The group combines unique arrangements of well known classical and popular tunes, from Bach to Bumblebee, from Renaissance to Jazz.

International Concert Brass Soloists
International Concert Brass Soloists is a quintet of brass musicians who, as the name says, have already been soloists on an international level.

Ithaca College Trombone Troupe
The Troupe is dedicated to promoting all aspects of the trombone. This site includes information about the group’s history and ongoing events.

JazzBonez
JazzBonez, a trombone ensemble based in Austin, Texas, has become one of the nations premiere jazz trombone ensembles. The group came together in 2006 while attending graduate school at The University of Texas at Austin.

Kevin Quail Quartet
Trombone-led jazz quartet specializes in bebop, ballads, and originals.

King’s Brass
Tim Zimmerman & the King’s Brass provide innovative worship for young and old alike through the “best in sacred brass music.”

Melos Brass
The Melos Brass Ensemble was created in 1989 at the Philippos Nakas Conservatory (Greece).

Mesquite Symphony Orchestra Trombone Choir
This choir is available for ceremonies, weddings, receptions, incidental music, and pre-concerts.

Monumental Brass Quintet
The Monumental Brass Quintet is a prize winning ensemble which has entertained thousands throughout the United States with spirited virtuosity and superb artistry.

Motor City Brass Quintet
Detroit-based brass quintet. The site features audio and video samples of the group.

Motor City Horns
Detroit-based horn section. The site features audio and video samples of the group.

New Trombone Collective
The New Trombone Collective consists of nine trombonists from the same generation, whom studied at the Conservatory of Rotterdam and stayed friends after finishing their study.

No Bones About It
No Bones About It entertains and educates its audiences in a myriad of locations throughout Western Washington. From festivals to malls, concerts to weddings, and schools to receptions, the group is at home with listeners of all ages with its lively brand of brass music.

Northshore Concert Band
Each year the NCB performs about a dozen concerts, reaching over 10,000 people in the Chicago area.

Northshore Concert Band
Each year the NCB performs about a dozen concerts, reaching over 10,000 people in the Chicago area.Novus QuartetNovus is the winner of the 2004 International Trombone Quartet Competition. The site contains concert information, biographies, pictures, a journal, and audio samples.

Onyx Brass
Since 1993, Onyx Brass has been dominating the international brass chamber music world. Dubbed “easily the classiest brass ensemble in Britain ” by BBC Music magazine.

Oxford Winds Community Concert BandThe Oxford Winds are a group of volunteers who enjoy music and perform concerts for many organizations including retirement homes, nursing homes, and churches. All members are residents of Oxford County, Ontario.

Quatuore4Trombone Quartet

Quispel Trombone Quartet
Dutch ensemble whose members include a psychologist, a landscape gardener, a doctor, and a teacher.

Rhythm & Brass
Rhythm & Brass takes the traditional instrumentation of a brass quintet (plus a percussionist) and turns it on its ear. Since their inaugural season in 1993, Rhythm & Brass has lived up to the ideal of a musical presentation that is not bound by time, geography or culture.

Rittenhouse Trombone Quartet
The Rittenhouse Quartet is made up of students from the Curtis Institute of Music.Salve BrassWeimar, Germany-based brass quartet. The group performs music ranging from Bach to the Beatles as well as music orginally composed for the ensemble.

Sir Alligators Company
Jazz ensemble made up of trombones, tuba, and percussion.

Slide by Slide
The Slide by Slide trombone ensemble began as an outlet for the Atlanta Wind Symphony’s trombone section. Membership is comprised of some of the top non-professional trombonists in metro Atlanta.

Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet
The Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet is the resident faculty brass quintet of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC.

Sonoran Brass Quintet
Professional brass quintet in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. Active performers, educators, and proponents of great brass music!

Sovereign Brass
With light hearts and skilled hands, Sovereign Brass breathes fresh life into the world of brass and chamber music. These virtuoso performers have established a reputation for leaving their audiences both charmed and amazed. Established in 1994, Sovereign Brass is an ensemble of six of the finest musicians in Florida.

Spitfire Trombones
A new addition to the world of the brass chamber ensembles.

Stentorian Consort
Official site of newly formed trombone quartet.

Stone Mountain Brass Quintet
Georgia-based brass quintet. Perform music for weddings and other special occasions.

Synergy Quintet
Synergy was founded in 1996. The group’s high artistic standard and unstoppable energy have made them one of the country’s finest brass ensembles. Repertoire ranges from early Renaissance to the Modern to Jazz and Rock.

Tapestry Brass
The quintet strives to exemplify the spiritual inspiration of composers and arrangers of sacred music by offering the finest brass music at services of worship, weddings, concerts and community festivals, conventions, and other occasions.

T-Bone Time
Three trombonists have created a multi-instrumental, vocal comedy act which brings to the stage, “music, madness, and myrth!”

The Blowpipes Trombone Trio
The Blowpipes Trombone Trio is an improvising and composing band playing jazz, classical and world music and much more.

The Capitol Bones
The Capitol Bones, Washington, DC’s premiere jazz trombone ensemble, offers something exciting and new for jazz lovers everywhere, with an added treat for those treasured listeners who appreciate and seek out great trombone playing.

The Lazy Bones Trombone Quartet
Based in Tucson, AZ
Members: Bill Faust, Don Schessler, Dennis Foster, Jim Van Brocklin
Ph: 520.818.1925

The Motor City Horns
Detroit-based horn section that has performed and toured with Clarence Clemons and recently recorded tracks with Wayne Kounty on Premier Cru Music.

The Ritchie Trombone Choir
The Ritchie Trombone Choir is an amateur trombone ensemble based in Edmonton, Alberta and led by bass trombonist, Ken Read.

Tonic Brass
Colorado-based brass quintet

Triton Brass Quintet
The Triton Brass Quintet is an exciting new collaborative musical ensemble comprising five of Boston’s most promising talents. Originating from all corners of the United States, the members of the Triton Brass have combined their talents into a dynamic and versatile ensemble.

Trombone Ensemble Gent
The teacher, Luc De Vleeschhouwer, is since 20 years solo trombonist of the Belgian National Orchestra, and has been first trombone of the Flanders Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orquesta Sinfonica de Sevilla. Together with former students and students of the trombone class of the Gent Conservatory (Hogeschool Gent) he started up this brandnew group. The repertoire of the ensemble contains original pieces and splendid arrangements for this particular composition.

Trombones de Costa Rica
Trombones de Costa Rica, winners of the 1999 Special Prize of the City of Passau in Germany and the 1997 National Music Award, is one of the most interesting and exotic brass ensembles of the American continent.

Trombonium Sinfonium
A community group consisting of people in the Greenville area that play trombone, euphonium, or tuba, plus a rhythm section. The group performs several times a year and our music ranges from traditional to jazz, rock, and country.

Vasa Bone Unit
Swedish jazz trombone ensemble. Members are from the Salvation Army in Sweden and are both professional and semi-pro musicians.

Vegas Brass
The Vegas Brass is the Las Vegas area’s premier brass quintet.

Viento Sur Trombone Quartet
Argentinian Trombone Quartet

Westwind Brass
Ensemble in residence at San Diego State University.

Zephyr Brass
The Zephyr Brass Choir, organized to continue learning and performing brass music from the past and present. The group studies many of the classics composed for brass ensembles and choirs plus many modern and traditional sacred/secular works, many of which are either arranged or composed by members of the group.