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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 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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Virginia Celebrates Caribbean Heritage

Many movies and TV shows feature idealic beach scenes with steel pans playing in the back ground. Now you too can experience pan music by the sea-side, at the 11th Annual PANorama Caribbean Music Fest. Patrons can enjoy great Caribbean … Continue reading

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Pan Trinbago On D Move

Pan Trinbago’s HQ, could be on the move. Currently located in Orange Grove, Tacarigua, Trinidad, the organisation’s current home has suffered from vandalism and some neglect, even though millions of dollars have been spent on its up-keep. The Ministry of … Continue reading

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Taiwan Pan Movement Going Strong Almost 25 Years On

Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA) is the home of Taiwan’s thriving pan movement. TNUA invited Cliff Alexis and Al O’Connor, both resident at NUI, to build pans back in 1988. The university saw this as an opportunity to increase its percussion offerings … Continue reading

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Northern Illinois University (NIU) Host Pan Concert Via The Internet

Northern Illinois University (NIU) will be hosting its annual Spring pan concert today. There will be performances from the All Universities Steelban, selected by audition only, pan supremo Robert Greenidge and other pan soloists. The concert also features professor of Conducting Dr … Continue reading

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