Merry Christmas!!

From all of us at Slidin’ About we would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and hope you have a great day!  

25th December, 2015

Back up to 4!

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Chris Guenault has accepted our invitation to join the quartet on Bass Trombone. Chris is well known to the quartet having studied at the RNCM, graduating earlier this year, and is now a freelance teacher and musician around the Manchester area. Since Matt left we have been working hard to […]

13th December, 2015

A message from Steve, Paul and Nick

It is with great regret that we announce that Matt Denney has decided to leave Slidin’ About to pursue a career with the Band of the Grenadier Guards in London. It has taken a lot of time and thought but Matt made the hard decision that he feels this is the best way for his career to […]

25th November, 2015

CD’s are go!

After many months of hard work our CD is now on the production line! After lots of rehearsals and recording sessions along with many emails and drafts of art work and performance notes we are all hugely excited to see the final product. As many of you may have seen we are having an exciting launch event […]

28th October, 2015

Is it August already ?

We can’t actually believe it is August, it has felt like the last month has flown by! The quartet have been in duo’s for the last year working in Pupil Referral Units in Merseyside on behalf of Live Music Now! The school’s final concert with the duo’s were held in early July with the children […]

8th August, 2015

892 miles and still friends!

It’s a good thing that the 4 of us get on as this week we have done 892 miles of driving. That’s a lot of time spent in a car together, even if Matt and Nick spend a lot of it sleeping! Paul has recently been doing an extended project in a school in Bolton […]

15th June, 2015

1 Week, 1 Recital, 4 Workshops, 1 Competition!

Last week was a busy week for the quartet with 6 engagements in total! On Saturday 30th May we were in Sandbach for an evening recital in front of a very appreciate audience. It was a home concert for Nick Birch our tenor trombone player, as he grew up there and his parents still live […]

8th June, 2015

A busy week but a very enjoyable one!

Well that has been quite a week for the quartet with 2 recitals, a radio broadcast and we managed to squeeze a rehearsal in somewhere as well! On Tuesday 12th May we were in the beautiful St George’s Church in Stockport doing a recital in aid of their organ refurbishment. It’s not often that we […]

18th May, 2015

Summer Term!

Where has this year gone so far? It’s been a brilliant year so far for us, having been very busy travelling all over the country to perform. This summer there is no fewer than 27 engagements in the next 3 months, but it’s great to be busy! As well as being in 3 different schools […]

22nd April, 2015

Abbots Lea

The quartet has been working as a duo in Abbots Lea and have spend four weeks with the year 9 to help them complete their Arts Award!

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