Helen Vollam

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Helen Vollam (born June 7, 1974)[1] is Principal Trombone for the BBC Symphony Orchestra. In 2004, she was the first woman to be appointed principal trombone in a London orchestra, and the first in a UK orchestra since Maisie Ringham of the Halle Orchestra in the last century.[2] She joined the trombone quartet, Bones Apart, in 2007, and is also an Associate member of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.[3]


  1. ^ "Bones Apart Trombone Quartet". Facebookm. Retrieved 2016-05-23. 
  2. ^ Herbert, Trevor. The Trombone, New Haven, Connecticut: Yale UP, 2006. 260.
  3. ^ "Helen Vollam". Trombone-usa.com. 2015-10-05. Retrieved 2016-05-23.