NAMM Trombone Circle Workshop 2014

NAMM Trombone Circle Workshop 2014

We’re so excited to be going to NAMM again this year and we’ll be presenting our pBone trombone circle workshop on Sunday. In this short 45 minute workshop, our Director of Education Chris Fower will share some of the interesting first-access and large group music instrumental education work that has been developing in the UK […]

pBone in Argos..

pBone in Argos..

We are delighted to announce that you are now able to buy your pBone from Argos. We have always been keen to bring our products to a bigger market and we hope that this is only the start. Buy yours at www.argos.co.uk

The Great Big Trombone Band

The Great Big Trombone Band

We were very excited to be involved in The Music Show, the first music education show in Manchester. Not only were we there supporting our distributor Vincent Bach International on their stand but we were also hosting The Great Big Trombone Band. This was an initiative with Greater Manchester Music Hub to give 3 schools […]

Christmas Competitions

Christmas Competitions

We are delighted that we now have over 6500 likers on Facebook! Look out for our Christmas competitions that will be coming in December as you can win something really special!!! Like us now!

Pass on the Pink pBone!

Pass on the Pink pBone!

In celebration of October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, pBone have launched an exciting new campaign in aid of The Christie, their long term cancer charity partner. ‘Pass on the pink pBone’ will see the award winning company fill one of their – pretty in pink – plastic trombones with the autographs of famous trombonists […]

Vote now for pBone!

Vote now for pBone!

pBone has been nominated in the Best Brass and Woodwind category for the Music Industries Association Awards. To vote for us all you need to do is follow the link. Voting is open until 5pm on Friday 25th October. In what has been another challenging year for the industry the MIA Music Awards will provide […]

Extreme Busking Part 2

Extreme Busking Part 2

If you had told me a year ago that this bank holiday weekend I would have just completed the Three Peaks Challenge, I would have laughed – nervously probably, because I didn’t even know what it was! However that is what has just happened. I took part in a group of 30 musicians, a brass […]

Plastic Fantastic!

Plastic Fantastic!

We are thrilled to announce that our pBone has helped us to beat hundreds of small businesses to win the Innovation of the Year prize at the Nectar Business Small Business Awards 2013. The judging panel included Lord Sugar’s right-hand woman in BBC1’s The Apprentice, Karren Brady. As you probably know,  pBone was the world’s […]

Dudley Bright pBone mini review

Dudley Bright pBone mini review

A great review of our pBone mini by the fantastic Dudley Bright – Principal Trombone of the London Symphony Orchestra and Professor of Trombone at the Royal Academy of Music. One can be genuinely excited at the prospect of an alto version of the phenomenal plastic pbone. The possibilty of getting a trombone into even […]

Looking after your pBone!

Looking after your pBone!

General Join the bell and slide sections together and secure them simply with resistance. Insert the mouthpiece gently into the mouthpiece receiver. Before use: Pour a small amount of lukewarm water (NEVER HOT) into slide section and work the slide, rinse and drain. Run lukewarm water through the bell section. Rinse and drain. Be very careful when […]

pBone nominated for awards!

pBone nominated for awards!

UPDATE: WE WON! Click here to read more. We are really excited to announce that pBone have been announced as a finalist in this year’s Nectar Business Small Business Awards and the National Business Awards for our Innovation!!! As you probably know the pBone was the world’s first plastic trombone – which is one heck […]

Extreme Busking!!

Extreme Busking!!

When we were approached by Peter Simmons to lend him a pBone for his Gold Duke of Edinburgh expedition we weren’t sure what to expect. So we’ll let him tell the story: My name is Peter Simmons and I am a student at King Edward VI Grammar School. I perform in a variety of musical […]

Pink pBone for charity now available

Pink pBone for charity now available

pBone is delighted to announce the release of its pink pBone. With the support of Vincent Bach International, pBone will be donating £10 from the sale of each pink pBone in the UK to The Christie, one of Europe’s leading cancer centres. The company, headed up by Chairman Steven Greenall, have pledged a generous £5,000 […]

pBone @Glastonbury

pBone @Glastonbury

Wow! How exciting! When we tuned in to watch Mumford and Sons close Glastonbury 2013 with ‘a little help from my friends’ we couldn’t believe our eyes, a customized pink pBone!!!

Slide Factory 2013: Chris Fower, pBone Education

Slide Factory 2013: Chris Fower, pBone Education

pBone was in Rotterdam to proudly represent pBone as the sponsors of a large-scale education project and commissioned composition: Circus in Trombone Wonderland. (I loved the phrase that described our support: Powered by pBone!) In addition we were using the occasion to launch our new orange pBone: what better place than Holland to do this? […]

Warwick Music and pBone will be at Slide Factory 2013

Warwick Music and pBone will be at Slide Factory 2013

Warwick Music and pBone will be at Slidefactory 2013 in Rotterdam on the 29-31 of March. We will have a stand with lots of great trombone music, a mute and mouthpiece sale and a full display of pBones. pBone will also be featuring in a fantastic new Warwick Music commission by Peter Kleine Schaars. More […]

Brass for Africa (Kampala, Uganda) – Simon Hogg

Brass for Africa (Kampala, Uganda) – Simon Hogg

My name is Simon Hogg, I am Director of Music (Performance) at Warwick School in the UK. In a previous life I was a professional trombone player for 25 years. Six weeks ago I was speaking to a parent at a school concert. He told me about a fellow BA pilot who had become involved […]

Care and maintainance

Care and maintainance

Care and maintainance March 14 2011, 10 Comments Hi here’s a space for all to share their thoughts and experiences: first up is Jeff! Hi Chris. I’m glad sales are going so well, even if you are permanently running to catch up!!!……Nice problem to have. My pBone’s doing sterling service, and always attracts a crowd. […]