This will be the 6th edition, the dbto takes place every two years,
and is organized by Bert Damsma and Marcel Schot.

It will take place from September 16th - 18th.
The event starts at 19.00h on Friday the 16th and ends on Sunday the 18th at 17.00h

Ben van Dijk(Netherlands), James Markey(USA), Massimo Pirone(Italy) and Simon Minshall(UK) will be the teachers (
Alumini 2006 - 2016)

The Dutch Bass Trombone Open is a event open to all bass trombone players, regardless of age or ability. There's no "competition" element involved.
The event will consist of a series of performances, masterclasses, ensemble playing and other demonstrations, all led by an amazing team of leading bass trombonists.

We can host a maximum of 50 players at the event.

What you get: three days of masterclasses, concerts and lessons and if possible private lesson. - Two nights in a double bed hotelroom- All meals included, 2x breakfast,2x lunch and diner Saturday night. No meals on Friday and Sunday evening. It’s possible to stay the Sunday evening incase of flight/travel arrangements(more info by request)

Single rooms are available at an extra rate.

Total cost €315,- You will receive an invoice. You can pay in terms of payment.


A minimum of 25% has to be payed after receiving your invoice to guarantee your registration. If we don't receive this in 14 days we delete your subscription.
The full amount has to be payed before the 1st June.


A full refund will be given, if you need to cancel at any time up to two weeks before the event. No refunds will be given if you cancel after this time.