OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (April 4, 2023) —
On Thursday, April 20, Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) will host the Canadian Brass in the Visual and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 PM.
The event is part of OCCC’s ongoing commitment to providing cultural and educational experiences to the community and is the final show in this 25th Anniversary Performing Arts Series season.
“This has been an incredible season in many ways,” said OCCC Cultural Programs Director Lemuel Bardeguez. “Closing this year’s Series with the world-renowned Canadian Brass is a special way for OCCC to end its 25th Anniversary Celebration.”
In their forty-ninth season, the game-changing Canadian Brass has performed in virtually every central concert hall worldwide, with several million views on television. In addition, they have also sold two million copies of their albums worldwide. Singlehandedly, this fantastic five-person band has contributed nearly six hundred new works and arrangements to the brass quintet repertoire. Known for genre-bending versatility and lively performances, the award-winning Brass is almost single-handedly responsible for elevating the art of the brass quintet to what it is today.
You can purchase tickets online at occc.universitytickets.com or by calling the OCCC Box Office at 405-682-7579. For more information, please visit the OCCC Performing Arts Series Website, occc.edu/pas.
About Oklahoma City Community College:
Celebrating 50 years of providing unique educational opportunities for students in 2022, Oklahoma City Community College serves students preparing for college, working toward a degree or certificate or taking classes for personal enrichment. Approximately 17,000 students take courses offering college credit in more than 60 associate degree or certificate programs that lead to continued education at a four-year institution or entry into the workforce upon graduation. For more information, visit www.occc.edu.
About Canadian Brass
Canadian Brass is made up of five extraordinary talents: visionary founder, tuba legend and business specialist Chuck Daellenbach plus four top brass stars—Caleb Hudson and Christopher Coletti (trumpets), Achilles Liarmakopoulos (trombone) and Bernhard Scully (horn). Beyond their unparalleled musicality, each player possesses the creativity, good humor and love of performing that is the ensemble’s hallmark. In addition to a non-stop touring and recording schedule, Canadian Brass is continually innovating to expand the brass repertoire, satisfy and challenge a loyal fan base, and use new media to connect to audiences worldwide.
OCCC—Devon L. Shannon, firstname.lastname@example.org