Canadian Brass kicks off Black & Gold Series


A mix of mastery and humor inspire Canadian Brass performances, which feature Renaissance, Baroque, classical works, ragtime, jazz, big band, and brass standards.

The all-brass ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in Ramsey Theatre. Come early for a tour of the newly renovated Peterson Fine Arts Building!

Heralded by The Washington Post as “the men who put brass music on the map,” Canadian Brass kicks off Wayne State College’s 2023-24 Black & Gold Performing Arts Series with a 7:30 p.m. performance on Thursday, Sept. 28, in the Peterson Fine Arts Building’s Ramsey Theatre.

The performance is presented with the support of the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.

Reserved tickets for the public, $10 per person, are required and must be purchased online. Visit, click “Purchase Event Tickets,” then click “Get Tickets.” A Ramsey Theatre seating chart allows patrons to view and select available seats. Wheelchair seating and ADA companion seating options are also available.

Admission is free for Wayne State students, faculty, and staff; however, a ticket is still required. Visit, click “Purchase Event Tickets,” then click “Get Tickets.” Click on the “Have a passcode?” link and enter your NUID number.

Prior to the performance, the public is invited to take a student-led tour of the newly renovated Peterson Fine Arts Building. The tour will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby.

“Canadian Brass continues to be one of the most sought-after groups in North America and Europe, and we’re thrilled to have them begin this season’s Black & Gold Series,” said Dr. David Bohnert, Dean of Wayne State’s School of Arts and Humanities. “It also provides another opportunity for us to showcase our newly remodeled Ramsey Theatre.”


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