The purpose of this program is to introduce children and adults of the community to the Steel Pan instrument. Through a series of demonstrations, lectures and hands on participation students will gain insight to the culture of Trinidad & Tobago and other nations of the Caribbean. The program is open to students ages 6 and older and no prior musical experience is required.
At the end of the program students will be able to play a musical piece on their instrument, understand the history of steel pan and how it is made, proper playing technique, etc.…Benefits:
Students will enhance their academic, social and artistic development. Build self-esteem, develop music literacy, boost team skills, improve coordination, foster self-expression, sharpen concentration and boost listening skills, appreciate the cultural diversity around them, and many other skills that can be used throughout their lives.