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The Wind Ensemble playing music
School of Music

Brass Workshop

With special guest Canadian Brass!

Monday, November 18, 2019
7:00–9:00 PM
Clowes Memorial Hall, Butler University

Register online now!

Join us for a special Brass Workshop with Butler University brass faculty and students plus our special guest, Canadian Brass! The event is FREE and open to students in 6th grade and above. Participants will enjoy individual, instrumental masterclasses with members of Canadian Brass and Butler Brass Faculty, a Q&A with the all Canadian Brass members, plus a performance by the Butler University Tuba/Euphonium ensemble. We also invite you to attend the Butler University Wind Ensemble featuring Canadian Brass the following evening, Tuesday, November 19 at 7:30 PM. Click here for concert details and to purchase tickets.

Featured Guest

Canadian BrassWith 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." Read full bio here.

Canadian Brass is: founding member Chuck Daellenbach (tuba), Brandon Ridenourand and Caleb Hudson (trumpets), Achilles Liarmakopoulos (trombone) and Jeff Nelsen (horn).





Butler Brass Faculty

Michael Colburn
Director of Bands




Tony KniffenAnthony (Tony) Kniffen




Gail Lewis




Allen Miller




Jared Rodin




Schedule (subject to change)

Time Event
6:30 PM Check-in, Clowes Hall lobby, BU Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble performance
7:00 PM Welcome session with all students
7:15–8:15 PM Individual Instrument Masterclasses with Canadian Brass and Butler Brass Faculty (Tuba/Euph, Trumpet, Trombone, Horn)
8:20–8:45 PM Group Q&A with Canadian Brass
8:45–9:00 PM Closing remarks and dismissal

Questions? Contact the School of Music office at 317-940-9065.