Learn the techniques and rhythms of the Caribbean Steel Pans in this fun weekly course.
What will you learn on this course?
Learn to play a progressive series of Caribbean and popular pieces on the Steel Pans.
This introductory course will involve rhythmic and melodic techniques, playing steel pan in a group.
There will be performances and an end of term sharing event at MAC.
The course tuition is provided by a highly trained and experienced tutor from the multi-award-winning Services for Education Music Service in partnership with MAC. In 2018/19, Steel Bands from the Music Service performed at the Symphony Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, MAC (as part of the 2019 Windrush Festival) and Ruddock Performing Arts Centre.
Who is this course for?
This course is open to adults aged 18+ and no previous experience is needed.
The course is accessible for adults of all abilities but will require some manual dexterity. A support worker or carer may assist. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support. The studio is wheelchair accessible. Please enquire to discuss your specific needs.
Do you need to bring anything?
No. Steel pans, sticks, music and music stands are all provided.
Are there any additional costs?
Who teaches this course?
Services For Education