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World-Famous Canadian Brass Performing at Texas Tech on Saturday

Heidi Toth

February 3, 2016

The concert, which is free for Texas Tech students, will feature the ensemble’s innovative approach to music and performance.

Canadian Brass

WHAT: Canadian Brass, an award-winning quintet renowned for genre-bending versatility and joyous performances, is performing at Texas Tech University. With an international reputation as one of the most popular brass ensembles today, Canadian Brass has truly earned the distinction of “the world's most famous brass group.”

General admission tickets are $25, while tickets for non-Texas Tech students and senior citizens are $10. They are available online or at the door. Texas Tech students receive free admission with a valid student ID; no reservation is needed.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 6)

Canadian Brass

WHERE: Allen Theatre, Student Union Building, Texas Tech University

WHO: Canadian Brass is made up of tuba legend and founder Chuck Daellenbac along with trumpet players Caleb Hudson and Christopher Coletti, trombonist Achilles Liarmakopoulos and horn player Bernhard Scully.

Canadian Brass

Canadian Brass has performed in most major concert halls throughout the world, been seen by millions of people on television, sold almost 2 million copies of its 100 albums worldwide and contributed nearly 600 works and arrangements to the brass quintet repertoire. The ensemble has a nonstop touring and recording schedule and is always innovating to expand the brass repertoire, challenge their fan base and use new media to connect with audiences worldwide.

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CONTACT: Andrew Stetson, assistant professor, School of Music, College of Visual & Performing Arts, Texas Tech University (806) 834-4069 or andrew.stetson@ttu.edu