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PROGRAMME

April 13th – 20.00h
OPENING CONCERT AFTER DARK

The New Trombone Collective takes you to the vibrant nightlife of Tokyo! In this concert, inspired by the bestselling book After Dark by Haruki Murakami, the ensemble shows its serious side, but also presents the first collaboration with trumpeter Eric Vloeimans and his electric jazz-funk-pop quartet Gatecrash.
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April 14th – 09.00h
WARMING UP RANDALL HAWES

Discover the warming up secrets of the great masters and join the daily warm-up by the Slide Factory soloists. On this Friday morning you warm up together with Randall Hawes, bass trombonist from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the World Orchestra for Peace.
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April 14th – 10.00h
CONCLUSION MASTERCLASSES

After a week of intensive cooperation, the festival audience has a chance to experience what the students have learned. George Curran, Håkan Björkman and Randall Hawes give a short presentation of how they work with the young trombonists.
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April 14th – 10.45h
CLINIC MIKE SVOBODA

Concerts with Mike Svoboda are always surprising and experimental. In this clinic he will talk about compositions written for him or by him, and about new techniques, sounds and colors for the trombone.
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April 14th – 11.30h
TALENT IN CONCERT

All conservatory students together on stage!
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April 14th – 12.30h
FESTIVAL MARKET

Looking for nice DVD/CDs or sheet music? Everything can be found on the festival market.
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April 14th – 12.45h
CLINIC MARSHALL GILKES

Marshall Gilkes talks about his career, his joy for music, and his roots.
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April 14th – 13.30h
THE NEXT GENERATION JEFFREY KANT & SEBASTIAAN KEMNER

The two newest members of the New Trombone Collective present themselves to the public.
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April 14th – 15.00h & 18.00h
DUO ATTEMA HARING & FRIENDS

Be surprised by the amazing sound of the combination harp, guitar and trombone!
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April 14th – 15.00h & 18.00h
MIKE SVOBODA: ONION SANDWICH

His concerts are always surprising and experimental. Discover the trombone again during the concert of Svoboda.
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April 14th – 16.00h
MASTERS IN CONCERT: HAWES & BJÖRKMAN

Hawes and Björkman. Two masters on the trombone together in one concert. Especially for Slide Factory, they create a varied program.
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April 14th – 17.15h
CLINIC NATURAL AND EFFICIENT TROMBONE PLAYING

Brandt Attema has investigated how to play the trombone in a ‘natural and effecient' way. In this clinic he tells all about his conclusions.
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April 14th – 20.00h
BACCHANALE ROYALE

Enjoy a festive musical banquet with Christian Lindberg, Jorgen van Rijen, Caroline Cartens, Astrid Haring, RCO Camerata, NTC, Marshall Gilkes, Andy Hunter, Ilja Reijngoud and the Codarts Bigband.
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April 15th – 09.00h
BLOW ALONG WITH MR. PBONE

Learn to play the trombone with mr. pBone.
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April 15th – 09.00h
WARMING UP WITH GEORGE CURRAN

Play together with this amazing trombonist and get to know his tips and trics.
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April 15th – 10.00 h
FESTIVAL MARKET

Are you curious about the latest new stuff for the trombone player? Visit the festival market and you find yourself in a trombone walhalla.
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April 15th – 10.00h
PRESENTATION MR. PBONE PROJECT

Learn to play the trombone from mr. pBone!
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April 15 april – 10.30h
ROUND THE TABLE SESSION GROUP EDUCATION

Mr. pBone teaches everyone how to play the trombone. On a plastic trombone; the pBone. What is the approach of mr. PBone alias Mark Boonstra, and what are the things he has experienced so far? How can we get more children enthousiastic to make music.
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April 15th – 10.30h
SURPRISE LESSONS

Get your festival pass and follow lessons from one of the festival artists.
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April 15th – 11.30h
YOUNG TROMBONE COLLECTIVE

This group of young trombone talents play a program showing that age does not matter when it comes to music.
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April 15th – 12.30 & 15.00h
NEO-FANFARE 9×13

With tuba, trombone, horn, trumpet, saxophones, flute and percussion brings 9 × 13 new music to a wide audience. It looks like a fanfare, but it is emphatically not. It's a brass band that has renewed: theatrical, challenging and versatile: a neo-fanfare.
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April 15th – 12.30h
CLINIC MONICA LUIJENDIJK

Do you suffer from stress during your performances or do you want to prepare for an important audition or concert? Monica Luijendijk gives a clinic about her coaching practice and she tells you more about stage awareness.
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April 15th – 13.30h
ULTIMATE BRASS

The ultimate brass concert with the Amsterdam Brass band and a stunning line-up of soloists! With the world premiere of the Two-Bone Concerto by Johan de Meij in the version for brass band.
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April 15th – 14.45 & 17.30h
CONTRA POWER

How low can you go? A particular concert with four contrabass trombones in the lead.
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April 15th – 14.45 & 17.30h
LE CHAT NOIR

Le Chat Noir: a patchwork of styles and genres, and an unusual combination of musicians. With Florieke Beelen (mezzo soprano), Vincent van Amsterdam (accordion) and Sebastiaan Kemner (trombone).
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April 15th – 15.15h
CLINIC CHRISTIAN LINDBERG

In this clinic Christian talks about his experiences in music and the art of trombone playing.
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April 15th – 16.00h
RPHO MEETS MAAS

A unique crossover in which urban dance, hip-hop and classical music meet, challenge and inspire each other resulting in a moving and spectacular show.
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April 15th – 17.00h
CLINIC RANDALL HAWES

The bass trombonist of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Randall Hawes, shares his vision on trombone playing.
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April 15th – 20.00h
GALA CONCERT

The men of the New Trombone Collective together with a number of festival guests take care of a celebratory colorful evening full of virtuosity, humor and spectacle. Get funky after the gala concert with Nils Landgren and his Funk unit and buy the combination ticket.
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April 15th – 21.30h
NILS LANDGREN & FUNK UNIT

Nils Landgren is making a comeback at Slide Factory, but this time with his own band Funk Unit. They guarantee a rousing funky evening with trombone in the lead!
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April 16th – 09.00h
COFFEE WITH THE MASTERS

Have a good start of the Easter morning with a nice cup of coffee together with the artists at Slide Factory
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April 16th – 10.00h
WIM BECU & OLTREMONTANO

Pure enjoyment on the early Sunday morning of music from the 15th to 17th century.
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April 16th – 11.00h
CLINIC WIM BECU

Wim Becu is a specialist in the field of wind instruments from the Renaissance and the Barok periods. In his clinic he will share his knowledge.
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April 16th – 11.00h
SURPRISE LESSONS

Get your festival pass and follow a surprise lesson from one of the festival artists.
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Sunday April 16th – 11.30 and 14.00h
ENSEMBLE MESCOLARE

(Nederlands) Ensemble Mescolare: een kwartet waarin de trombone en saxofoon samensmelten tot een uniek en veelzijdig geheel.
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April 16th – 11.45h & 14.00h
POPPIN’ CHOPS PLAY ELASTIEK

Accompanied by a soundscape of fireworks, the sounds of a pedal steel guitar and a trombone merge into a melting pot of country, lounge and improvised music.
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April 16th – 12.30h
MASTERS IN CONCERT: LINDBERG + CURRAN

Lindberg has changed the trombone world forever in the past forty years. How? Just listen.
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April 16th – 14.30h
WORKSHOP WITH MR. PBONE

Learn to play the trombone with mr. pBone.
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April 16th – 15.00h
DUTCH JAZZ

A fabulous jazz concert on Sunday afternoon with Bart van Lier, Bert Boeren, Efe Erdem and the Concert Jazz Band Conservatorium van Amsterdam conducted by Johan Plomp
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April 16th – 16.00h
REHEARSAL MEGA TROMBONE ENSEMBLE

Take your trombone to the festival and play along in the Mega Trombone Ensemble.
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April 16th – 17.00h
OUTSIDE SPECTACLE

An extraordinary performance with numerous trombonists. From amateur to professional. Everyone joins the Slide Factory Mega Trombone Ensemble for the concert at the Deliplein. They play the world premiere of a piece from Trevor Grahl.
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