Expired: Junior Panorama bands in tight musical race

TT – Judges reviewed seven junior steel pan bands vying for spots in the 2020 National Junior Panorama championships on Wednesday – the last day of the preliminaries. On Monday they listened to bands from the south, on Tuesday – bands in the East, and on Wednesday they judged bands in Diego Martin, St James,

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Expired: BPTT, Renegades celebrate 50th anniversary

TT – BPTT and the Renegades Steel Orchestra marked the start of their 50th anniversary partnership with a concert, Beethoven meets Renegades –A Classic Steel Experience, at Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s, on Monday. The concert highlighted the repertoire of the band’s stage side which left on Wednesday for France. The evening opened with the airing

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Expired: Tobago scores big in Small Bands final

TT – T&TEC New East Side Dimension arranger Kersh Ramsey, 25, believes Tobago made a powerful statement at this year’s Panorama small conventional bands finals on Friday. Tobago was well represented at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port Spain with five bands in the final. It was not just participation to be proud of as

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Expired: Celebrating 20 years of steel drum music

US – Pan Arts is celebrating 20 years of bringing the sweet sounds of steel drum music to the North Coast, with a free open house and community workshop from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Pan Arts Panyard, 1049 No. C Samoa Blvd. in Arcata. There will be light food fare, performances

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Expired: Uptown Fascinators cops small band Panorama title

TT – Uptown Fascinators Steel Orchestra unseated defending champions TT Defence Force on Friday night at the Queen’s Park Savannah in the 2020 National Panorama competition for small bands. The Tobago-based orchestra wowed the judges with their musical magic during their performance of Winston Soso’s I Don’t Mind by arranger Ojay Richards. Playing in position

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Expired: Paula pushes pan grant

TT – Trade Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon told Newsday she was very pleased at Friday’s talks with Pan Trinbago president Beverly Ramsey-Moore and University of Trinidad and Tobago governor Prof Clem Imbert to promote her ministry’s new $5 million grant-facility to make steel pans. “We are very excited about it and very happy for the support

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