13.-16. April 2017

European Trombone Festival

Wilhelminepier Rotterdam



New Location:

Wilhelminapier Rotterdam This edition of the festival will take place at the Wilhelminapier in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The concert venues, LantarenVenster and LP2, add a new energy to the festival due to their more ‘industrial look’.


Listen > # 27 concerts

The program conducts early and newly composed works in various genres and surprising musical encounters. Worlds best professionals and young talents meet and inspire each other on stage.
- Daily an evening concert in which we connect classical and jazz music played by international trombonists and ensembles.
- Various concerts featuring classical, jazz, pop, early and newly composed music.
- New: short concerts at various locations (inside and outside) on the Wilhelminapier.

Connect >
At Slide Factory, music, musicians (professionals, student and amateur) and the public meet and inspire each other. We encourage collaboration, connect early and newly composed music, different genres and musicians.
- 3 days of clinics, lectures and a festival market.
- For music teachers: mr. pBone workshop and presentation of a new teaching method.
- Film: matching the location LantarenVenster, we show short movies and clips related to the trombone.

Play >
Trombonists (professional, students and amateur) visit Slide Factory to play in masterclasses, workshops and other educational projects.
- International masterclasses for students and presentation of new ensembles;
- The Young Trombone Collective;
- Lessons for amateurs of all skill levels;
- Outdoor Spectacle with all trombonists of the festival (both professional and amateur).