Daellenbach, Chuck [Charles ]
- Richard H. Perry
(b Rhinelander, WI, July 12, 1945). American tuba player. He began playing the tuba under his father’s guidance. After grade school, he studied with Arnold Jacobs of the Chicago SO. He holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music (BM 1966, MM, PhD 1971). He taught at the University of Toronto, where he met Stuart Laughton, William Phillips, Graeme Page, and Eugene Watts. In 1970 they formed the ensemble that became known the following year as the Canadian Brass, the, a renowned professional quintet famous for its entertaining performances of a wide range of music written and arranged specifically for them. With this group he has made more than 80 CDs and DVDs and has performed in nearly every major venue in the world. In 1988 Hartwick College awarded him an honorary doctorate of music and in 2000 McMaster University gave him an honorary doctorate of letters. He is also the president of Opening Day Entertainment Group and Canadian Brass Publishing, Inc., the group’s recording label and music publisher. In ...