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Leach Theatre presents in its Missouri S&T Campus Performing Arts Series, trumpet virtuoso Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass for a Holiday Concert on Friday, December 9th at 7:30pm. Missouri S&T students may purchase discounted tickets for $15 on the day of the show, if the event is not sold out.
Referred to as a “trumpet prodigy,” Rodney’s solo debut was at the age of 15 with the New Orleans Symphony. He went on to graduate from of one of the world’s leading conservatories, The Curtis Institute of Music.
The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass (RMPBB) began on the streets of New Orleans as a family owned and operated business. On the advice of the family’s musical patriarch, Ellis Marsalis, the group created a concert format that breaks the usual barriers between genres and strives to create connection between the audience and performers.
Now an internationally acclaimed brass ensemble composed of some of America’s top brass musicians, the RMPBB is devoted to bringing the joyous experience of great music to a wide range of audiences. A group that always reflects the diverse makeup of men and women in the American culture, RMPBB is dedicated to the notion that music is a gift to be enjoyed by everyone.
The Student Rush Sale for discounted tickets of only $15 begins on Friday at 10:00am. Students must present their S&T Student ID at the Leach Theatre box office at 103 Castleman Hall, which will be open from 10:00am until 4:00pm, and one hour prior to the show. Ticket prices are $38 Adults | $33 Youth/Students and can be purchased here or by calling 573-341-4219.