Beginning Steel Drum Band

This course will act as an introduction to performing on the steel drums. Students will learn a variety of musical styles including soca, calypso, reggae, and the samba. In addition to performing on the pan, students will study the history of Trinidad and how the pan was created.

Participation in a public performance at the end of the semester will be required.

Open to: Grades 8-12 Term: 1 sem
Credit: 0.5 unit (Fine Art Credit)

Prerequisite: Teacher Approval

Pay to Particpate: $50 will be charged for instrument use plus a one-time uniform cost of $20.

Performance Attire: Ensemble T-shirts or polos are provided at cost
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