In its 49th season, the game-changing Canadian Brass has performed in virtually every major concert hall in the world, been seen by hundreds of millions of people on television, sold 2 million of its approximately 100 albums worldwide, and contributed nearly 600 new works and arrangements to the brass quintet repertoire. Renowned for genre-bending versatility and joyous performances, the award-winning Brass is almost single-handedly responsible for elevating the art of the brass quintet to what it is today.
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 Brandon Ridenour (trumpets), Achilles Liarmakopoulos (trombone) and Jeff Nelsen (horn). Beyond their unparalleled musicality, each player possesses the creativity, good humour 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. They provide extensive educational outreach under the banners “Effortless Performance” and “Shape Your Musical Destiny,” the latter which helps emerging musicians navigate the brave new world of self-production and promotion.
Canadian Brass performs on 24-karat gold-plated Canadian Brass Collection instruments.
OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU
Immunization and Safety Measures
The Aeolian Hall follows best practices in safety and immunization for all employees, volunteers, patrons and guests who participate in our programming or enter The Aeolian or its buildings. Our immunization policy – as well as decisions on social distancing, masking, etc. – are guided by legislation of the Province of Ontario and recommendations of the Middlesex London Health Unit. Due to the changing nature of the environment and the resultant public health policy changes, our policy is subject to change at any time without notice. Our immunization policy and safety measures can be found online at: COVID POLICY and SAFETY MEASURES
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EL SISTEMA AEOLIAN IS PART OF A GLOBAL MOVEMENT DESIGNED TO OFFER FREE UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO AN INTENSIVE COLLABORATIVE MUSIC PROGRAM.
There are millions of participants in over 80 countries and the program has spread across Canada quickly. Canadian Provincial and National Associations are forming. Our local program offers five days of instruction to our participants including orchestra, choir and piano lessons. Meals and snacks are also provided. Our participants give approximately 10-20 concerts per year in various settings.
GIVING MUSIC TO EVERYONE
The arts enlighten, inspire and transform individuals, helping us build strong, healthy and vibrant communities. El Sistema Aeolian provides an opportunity for children, youth and their communities to experience a free, intensive, innovative and accessible after school music program. We provide expert instruction in a nurturing, safe and inclusive environment allowing participants to develop their full social and musical potential.
A WORLD FILLED WITH MUSIC
We see a world in which all children and youth experience the joy and inspiration of music. The skills they will learn are transferable and include social engagement, inclusiveness, leadership, pursuit of excellence and creative learning styles. These skills and pathways will open new horizons and alternative pathways for these young people. It will assist them to achieve their full potential and enrich our communities.