classes & workshops

Beginning Workshop

Learn Caribbean Steelpans (Steel Drums)

Total Beginners Welcome - let the fun begin! During this hands-on workshop, we will explore various types of steelpans & pan techniques, Caribbean styles & rhythms, some basic theory and even start learning a song! The workshop is designed for new or prospective members, or anyone who'd just like to try out a steelpan.

Limited space available, RSVP required.

Intro Workshop fee is $25/pp. (Fee can by applied to tuition for next class series.)

Limited space available, RSVP required. For more info, or to RSVP, email us.

Intro Workshop is required for all new prospective members. You may request an exception by the instructor.

Next Intro Workshop: June 2019

DATE: Monday, June 10, 2019

TIME: 4:30 - 6:00 pm

LOCATION: Port Townsend [details provided upon registration/RSVP]

Join the Band!

The Basics

WHAT: Beginning / Intermediate Steelpan Classes

WHERE: Swan School (2345 Kuhn Street) in Port Townsend

WHEN: Monday afternoon/evenings 4:00 pm (mixed youth & adults) & 5:45 pm (adults & advanced youth)

WHY: Learn Caribbean rhythms and songs in a fun, relaxed environment - and make new friends! Perform and share the enchanting sounds of the steelpans with our community.

More Details

The classes will be scheduled in a series of 7-8 weeks, meeting once per week for 90 minutes, on Monday afternoon/evening. This will allow us to have enough time together as a group to be able to plan a performance (or two) at the end of the series. Class series' are offered throughout the year, kicked off by an Intro to Steelpans Workshop to get you started. If you can't make all of the class meetings, let me know, you may still be able to participate.

Tuition Options*

1. $140: Two installments of $70 [at 1st and 4th class meetings]

2. $125: Pay in full at 1st class meeting and save $15!


*If you attend the Intro Workshop, your workshop fee can be applied to your first class series tuition:

1. $115: two installments of $57.50 [at 1st and 4th class meetings]

2. $100: Pay in full at 1st class meeting and save $15!

Summer "Mini" Series: Begins June 17th!

DATE: Mondays, starting June 17th

TIME: TBD [afternoon /evening]

LOCATION: Port Townsend [details provided upon registration]

PERFORMANCE DATES: TBD

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