Members Helen Vollam
|Years active 1999–present|
Record label Bones Apart
|Past members Carol Jarvis
Arlene Macfarlane and Camilla Tveit.|
Origin Manchester, United Kingdom (1999)
Similar Carol Jarvis, Brett Baker, Derek Bourgeois, Ian Bousfield, Tommy Pederson
Bones apart such sweet thunder
Bones Apart is an English all-female trombone quartet. The group formed in 1999 at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. As of 2008, the group includes Becky Smith, Lorna McDonald, Jayne Murrill, and Helen Vollam. Former members include Carol Jarvis, Becca Harper, Camilla Tveit and Arlene Macfarlane.
- Bones apart such sweet thunder
- Bones apart too darn hot
- Tours and performances
Bones apart too darn hot
Tours and performances
The quartet has toured throughout Europe, Japan and in the United States including performances at the International Trombone Festival, the International Women's Brass Conference, the Spanish Brass Festival, and the Edinburgh International Festival, Scandinavian Trombone Festival, Lieksa Brass Week, Vilnius Festival, Bury St Edmunds Festival, Leicester International Music Festival, Sauerland-Herbst Festival, Eastern Trombone Workshop in Washington.
The group won the 2001 Royal Over-Seas League Competition and has also won the Philip Jones Award.
Bones Apart has released four albums.
Variations on 'Annie Laurie' - PryorTen · 2009
iii: Prelude No 3 'Spanish Prelude'Ten · 2009
Tico Tico no Fuba - De AbreuTen · 2009