US – A Hampton Roads organization is working to bring music to underserved communities. The Mosaic Steel Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) organization that teaches adults and kids how to play steelpan drums. It’s a dream that Dr. Anthony Hailey, its director, founder, and president, envisioned years ago. “About 15 years ago, I took out a
US – The Crown Heights, Brooklyn-based Carlos Lezama Archives and Caribbean Cultural Center (CLACC-C) will host, on Saturday, Aug. 28, its 8th Annual Children’s Festival & Youth Pan Fest, showcasing New York City’s junior steel pan talent. The free festival, sponsored by Target, will include games, entertainment, food and giveaways; and runs from 1:00 pm.
TT – Pan Trinbago will mark this year’s commemoration of Pan Month with a series of 28 virtual events. Celebrated in August, Pan Month commemorates the anniversary of the declaration of the steelpan as the national instrument of TT. This year’s celebration is a double one, as it also coincides with the 50th anniversary of
LU – Announcing the Laborie Steel Pan Workshop with Andy Narell in Laborie, Saint Lucia, West Indies Jan. 4-16, 2022. Percussionists and Pan Players are invited to register. Limited spots available – Individuals and groups welcome. Email: Jason.Koontz@eku.edu to reserve your spot today! → 2022 Workshop
TT – The management and membership of the Desperadoes Steel Orchestra is mourning the loss of Ursula Tudor, its longest-standing female player who died on Thursday. In a release, it said Ursula had been a member of the orchestra since 1970 up until the time of her passing and served 51 years of membership with
Expired: PK Hummingbird Steel Orchestra looking for young people and families to learn to play steel pan drums
CA – The sweet alluring sounds of a steel pan drums may remind you of a sandy beach, but they are much closer than you think. In fact, thanks to PK Hummingbird Steel Orchestra, those sounds can be heard here in Thorold. The group was formed in 1998 by Patrick Nunes and Kay Charles. Nunes