“ONE OF THE MOST INTERESTING BRONCES ASSEMBLIES I HAVE HEARD IN YEARS.”

PAQUITO D´RIVERA
GRAMMY WINNER

OUR STORY

Who are we

TROMBONES DE COSTA RICA, National Music Prize 1997, Special Prize of
 the city of Passau, Germany 1999, is a chamber music group with
 important national and international trajectory.
Since its foundation in 1991, it has been characterized by its clear
 projection to the public through educational and entertaining recitals
 that include different musical genres. The originality and sensitivity 
shown with new proposals have allowed them to become one of the best
 and most unique chamber groups in America.

The permanent search for new horizons has allowed the incorporation of
 diverse and varied genres, from the classical repertoire to the
 popular folklore, throughout Latin American musical expression, jazz
 and others. In addition, within its repertoire it owns great amount of
 pieces of Costa Rican and foreign composers commissioned especially by
 the group.

Presentations
The variety of his music and the transparency of his performances have
 resulted in numerous presentations in the best halls of the country
 and in international tours to cities in Central America, the 
Caribbean, North America, South America and Europe. Account to his 
credit with several appearances on national radio and television.

Trombones de Costa Rica maintains stable and consecutive seasons at the
 already Centennial National Theater, and at the National Auditorium
 where it presents shows ranging from the traditional to shows that are
 complemented by ingenious extra-musical resources.

The ensemble also appears as a soloist with prestigious national and
 international ensembles including the United States Navy Band in
 Washington, the Oregon State Symphonic Band, the Carroll College Wind
 Ensemble, the University of Miami Wind Ensemble in the United States,
 National Symphony Orchestra of Ecuador and National Symphony Orchestra
 of Costa Rica in seasonal concerts and international tours.

Since 2001, they host and produced the “Festival Internacional de
 Bronces Trombones de Costa Rica”, in which, in addition to the group,
 internationally renowned musicians participate as a resident faculty. “Trombones de Costa Rica” has been guest artist and resident faculty 
for the International Trombone Festival 2001 and 2002 and the Eastern
Trombone Workshop 2003 in the United States.

Currently, the group is a resident of the National Auditorium of Costa
Rica and international instructor for the prestigious trombones brand
 Edwards.

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