Michael Rath Trombones

Michael Rath Trombones

Made in England Played Globally

Made in England Played Globally

Tom WellingsSenior Technician Staff


How Long Have you worked at Rath Trombones?

  • Over 13 years.

What do you like about working for Rath trombones?

  • I really am proud to make the best trombones in the world.
  • I particularly enjoy tailoring trombones for the individual player or helping blend the sound of a section.
  • A great team with a wide range of skills and experience …never a dull moment!

What does your job entail?

  • Playing slide Assembly
  • Repairs /overhauls
  • Polishing for lacquer
  • Setting up every slide that leaves Rath trombones!
  • Operating Lathe

Hobbies outside work?

  • I am usually in a rehearsal, or preparing or setting up for one.
  • Playing for Hepworth Brass band, and the Holme valley big band.
  • Musical Director for Dobcross Silver Band.
  • On the odd occasion I see my wife!

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