Modern Instrument Invented
- The trombone is the only brass instrument that does not have valves – it has a slide!
- The trombone is derived from an instrument called the ‘sackbut.’
- Beethoven was the first composer to include the trombone in a symphony.
Famous Orchestral Works Featuring the Trombone
Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, Verdi’s Overture to Nabucco
Watch Columbus Symphony Principal Trombonist Andy Millat introduce the trombone!
Hear Columbus Symphony Principal Trombonist Andy Millat play an orchestral excerpt!
Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring the Trombone