About the event
“Nothing proclaims celebration and festivity like the sound of brass instruments. And if those instruments are played by Canadian Brass, there is even greater cause for celebration.” -Toronto Star
The Canadian Brass are ready to make the holiday season merry and bright with Making Spirits Bright. This quintet never fails to delight with their winning combination of fabulous sound, engaging wit, popular programming, and top-notch showmanship. Making Spirits Bright includes original arrangements and signature takes on beloved holiday classics such as “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “Charlie Brown Christmas,” “Silver Bells, “Songs of Hanukkah,” and “Jingle Bell Rock.” The spirit and sparkle of Canadian Brass has earned them a loyal legion of fans worldwide. Led by visionary founder and tuba legend Chuck Daellenbach, the ensemble comprises Joe Burgstaller and Ashley Hall-Tighe (trumpets), Achilles Liarmakopoulos (trombone), and Jeff Nelsen (horn).
2023-2024 Main Stage Season