Copper Street Brass

Twin Cities-based brass sextet; 2 trumpets, 1 trombone, 1 tuba, 1 percussionist, 1 french hornist/pianist/guitarist

Minneapolis-based sextet which brings a fresh perspective to the brass quintet.  Fusing brass instruments with keyboard, percussion, guitars and electronic instruments, CSB seeks to play all types of music in bold and innovative ways, coupled with friendly and charming stage presence.

Fine players and quite entertaining, too!

Experienced and prepared for student performances


“If you missed The Copper Street Brass last week then you missed a lot…they blew the roof off­ the place!” – Faulk County Register, Faulkton Area Arts Council Series

“Words cannot e­ffectively describe the joy and high musicianship we experienced with the concert by The Copper Street Brass. – Lee Afdahl, ”A Festival of Music” Concert Series, First Presbyterian, Rochester MN

“The CSB is a group whose smart programming and bright personalities have taken the brass quintet to a new level.” – Steve Staruch, Host, Classical Minnesota Public Radio


Program Highlights

That 70’s Show—1770’s, 1870’s & 1970’s

  • Yankee Doodle Dandy
  • Tribute to Chuck Mangione: Children of Sanchez & Feels So Good
  • Suite from Carmen – Bizet
  • Saturday In The Park – Chicago
  • Queen of the Night Aria from Mozart’s The Magic Flute
  • And So It Goes – Billy Joel
  • Tribute to Led Zeppelin: Kashmir & Stairway to Heaven

Tech Overview

  • Sound: Carries own sound
  • Piano: Not required, carries own keyboard
  • Lights: Best available w/ local tech to run lights
  • Hospitality: Hot, healthy meal for 6 before the performance; or cash buyout of $120