Author: Chris Fower

Bone Idol 2015

Bone Idol 2015

Here at pBone, we’re very excited to launch this year’s Bone Idol campaign, celebrating the people who inspire your passion for music. We want to hear who your musical idol is, and why they’ve been so influential to you. The winning entry will win a free pBone workshop for a class in their school, where […]

International Trombone Week 2015!

International Trombone Week 2015!

Grab your pBone and celebrate International Trombone Week 2015! International Trombone Week is fast approaching. Across the week of 12th-19th April 2015, trombonists everywhere are encouraged to grab their trombone (or pBone!) and join in the celebrations across the world. International Trombone Week, organised by the International Trombone Association, celebrates players of all ages and […]

The #pLayin30days Challenge

The #pLayin30days Challenge

2015 is just around the corner and sooner then you realise you will be asked numerous times “What’s your New Year’s resolution?” You might already have some ideas like giving up chocolate, committing to more exercise, spending more time with the family or even something a bit more obscure like breaking some sort of record. […]

Just Slidin’ About

Just Slidin’ About

The Slidin’ About Trombone Quartet is an experienced brass chamber music ensemble based in the UK. The quartet, which has recently renewed its pBone ambassador programme, comprises of four talented trombonists. They met at the Royal Northern College of Music and since forming in 2010, have added many valuable assets to the world of music […]

Mr pBone is back with a boom

Mr pBone is back with a boom

Many of you will know Mr. pBone for his ingenious idea to attach a GoPro camera to the bell of his pBone, responsible for making some of the most intriguing photos we’ve seen so far. However, just as interesting as his captivating photos is the invaluable projects he has been involved in. He has for […]

Glissando goes global

Glissando goes global

For all you keen trombonists who can never find the right material at the right time there is no longer a need to panic. Glissando magazine – not glissando, the rapid glide from one pitch to another – has announced that forthcoming magazines will also be available as an iPhone app and also available for […]

Music for Youth

Music for Youth

Music for Youth (MFY) is a national music education charity which allows young, aspiring musicians across the UK, free access to performance and audience opportunities. Last month MFY held its national festival in Birmingham Symphony Hall and it was great to see pBone alongside its sister instrument – pTrumpet – for the first time. The […]

pBone Learn to Play Day

pBone Learn to Play Day

pBone are participating in this years Learn To Play Day in the UK. We are going to be sending professional trombone teachers to three music shops on Saturday 12th April, where they will be offering you the chance to participate in a free trombone workshop – no matter what your level of expertise – even […]

Music Expo 2014

Music Expo 2014

pBone was in residence at Music Expo 2014 at the Barbican recently as guests on the Normans stand.It was great to meet our friends and past colleagues in the UK music education world and hear about pBones success. Equally exciting were meetings with hub leaders and teachers about to implement or trial pBone in their […]

NAMM 2014 Workshop (Post Event)

NAMM 2014 Workshop (Post Event)

The NAMM Foundation in association with Conn-Selmer and pBone presented the “NAMM Trombone Circle Workshop”, delivered by pBone Director of Education, Chris Fower, at the NAMM2014 show in Anahiem, California this January. During the workshop Chris shared some of the interesting first-access and large group music instrumental education work that has been developing in the […]