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