Category Archives: Steelband

Pan Is Beautiful XII – Soloist & Ensemble Results

The first two, finals of the National Steelband Music Festival; Pan Is Beautiful XII, was held on Friday 8th of November, at National Academy for the Performing Arts (Napa), in Port-of-Spain. Golden Hands, one of Trinidad & Tobago’s premier youth … Continue reading

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Pan Is Beautiful XII – The Finals

For those die hard pan fans out there, here is the line up for the Soloists and Ensembles. Order of Appearance SOLOISTS Keisha Codrington Khari Codrington Kern Sumerville Dachelle Morrison Meagann Taitt Avery Attzs Joshua Jabari Bedeau Anthony Phillip ENSEMBLE … Continue reading

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Pan is Beautiful XII – Orchestra Prelims

Over the weekend, fourteen conventional steel orchestras were vying for eight places in the National Steelband Music Festival, Pan Is Beautiful twelve, at the Grand Stand, Queen’s Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain. Each band played the test piece, Black Stalin’s Mr … Continue reading

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Pan is Beautiful XII 2013

Pan is Beautiful XII opened at Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, on Saturday the 5th of October. This year’s festival is entitled Festival is Respect The Pan, Play It With Pride. The set test piece, Respect The Steelband, was composed and … Continue reading

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October Launch for T&T Carnival 2014… and Changes?

The Trinidad & Tobago NCC has scheduled a launch of the Carnival 2014 festival, for October 26th to the 27th, at a venue to be announced shortly. Apart from disclosing how much the organisation will spend on Carnival, it is … Continue reading

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T&T’s Nation Steel Symphony Orchestra on Cultural Exchange

Trinidad & Tobago’s National Steel Symphony Orchestra (N S S O) will be appearing at the Ninth China International Folk Art Festival that begins on September the 14th, in Yichang, Hubei Province. The folk art festival, will  showcase over three … Continue reading

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Miami Broward Carnival 2013

The carnival faithful will be heading to Florida, for the Miami Broward Carnival 2013. Like many carnivals, that follow the Trinidad & Tobago model, there are several events, such as, kids parade, Soca concert, steelband and King And Queen competitions, … Continue reading

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Labour Day Carnival 2013 in Brooklyn

West Indian American Day Carnival celebrates 46 YEARS OF CARIBBEAN Pride and Culture. Featuring a 5 day cultural festival, complete with live entertainment, colourful costumes, tasty cuisine, Steelpan and youth competitions and NYC’S Greatest Show on Earth! Appearances by Trinidad’s own … Continue reading

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Pan Lessons with Pandemic Steel Orchestra

Pandemic Steel Orchestra offer weekly evening sessions tuition, at their new site in New Addington. Steel pan sessions for new starters are on Wednesday evenings from 7 pm to 8 pm. They also offer beginners drum kit sessions, on Wednesdays … Continue reading

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Torbay Steelband Workshops

Torbay Steel Band Opportunities Come along and bring some sunshine to the South West by joining our Steel band opportunities for Adults and Young People No experience necessary as all instruction will be provided.  Reservations essential Torbay Junior Steel Band … Continue reading

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