Slide Action Trombone Quartet

The four members of Slide Action stand dressed in blue boilersuits, upright against a blue wall, their trombones by their sides



13:00-13:30 Sunlight Stage
Saturday 18 June

Slide Action is an multi-award winning quartet, formed in 2018 with the simple aspiration of developing the trombone quartet into something different…

Passionate about creating a new voice for the trombone they regularly commission new music from composers, collaborate with other musicians and create their own arrangements.

The quartet has had multiple competition successes including 1st prize in the 2019 International Trombone Quartet Competition at the International Trombone Festival and 1st Prize in the prestigious Royal Over-Seas League Mixed Ensemble competition 2020.

Slide Action are currently 2021/22 Britten Pears Young Artists, where they are taking part in a year long residency at Snape Maltings, collaborating with other world class performers and composers, strengthening their commitment to new music.

The members of Slide Action are all professional trombonists; working with orchestras, bands and shows all across the UK and Europe. Collectively they have worked with the Royal Philharmonic, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London Philharmonic, London Symphony, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Aurora, BBC Symphony, BBC Philharmonic, Hallé, to name but a few. Furthermore, they have also worked in the pits of the West End on shows such as Fiddler on the Roof and Phantom of the Opera.

“Their artistry and virtuosity is dazzling.” Michael Chance CBE, Artistic Director – The Grange Festival

Slide Action are supported by Denis Wick Products Ltd.


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Performances on the Sunlight Stage are viewable from the beach, trackway and Jubilee parade. Please note this is public access and not a managed viewing area. Seating is not provided.

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