The Trombone produces medium to low pitch notes and is very popular for its slide that stretches up to six positions. The first challenge to overcome on the trombone is the buzzing, the technique of producing a controlled sound through lips vibration. You will become better each day, at the same time your fingers get used to position the slide properly. Contrary to the other brass instruments, the trombone doesn’t use pistons. The notes are produced exclusively through the buzzing and through the positioning of the slide. Listen to the trombone:
The common trombone music sheets are written in the bass clef. A musician who plays the trombone can easily play other brass instruments (with a similar mouthpiece) such as the Trumpet, the Horn, the Tuba, the Bombardier and the Sousaphone, although the trombone does not have pistons.
You can start learning the trombone with a trombone from the Cascais Music School. Check for more information at our Shop.
Meet the Trombone Teachers from the Cascais Music School.