Utopia Pan Soul In Our Thoughts

When Steel Talks extends its sincere regrets to the members of  Utopia Pan Soul: The Next Generation as we add our voice in total solidarity with those of the world steelband community on condemning the actions of the individuals or individual who would dare to destroy any musicians instruments...  In addition, we salute the pan organizations and individuals who have come together globally to publicize the unfortunate situation, and offer to assistance to Utopia Pan Soul...
Contact Utopia Pan Soul directly at
1-917-862-6974


Sesame Flyers off to a "Flying Start"
for 2004, in their brand new space

 

For 2004, Sesame  Flyers Steel Orchestra is off to a flying start, and is one of the first bands set up in their newly-secured space for the 2004 Pan season.  Located at 3607 Church Avenue, (between Brooklyn Ave. & East 39th St.) Brooklyn, New York, pannists were already practicing last week.

Last year was an extremely taxing one for the youth-oriented steel orchestra, as they struggled to secure an outdoor rehearsal area/pan yard, in preparation for the 2003 Pan season.  It was about one week before the major Panorama competition at the end of August, that they were afforded a last-minute outdoor pan yard, but the ordeal had taken its toll.

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http://www.panonthenet.com/articles/others/sesameyard2004.htm


All Work And No Play (Yet)
Pantonic Builds New Yard

 

New York's Defending Panorama Champs Pantonic Steel Orchestra put away the pan sticks and picked up the drill, shovel, nails and hammers...  Working through the rain, mud and cold, the Pantonic family showed that they are much more than a steel orchestra, as they designed and laid the foundation for their new rehearsal area/panyard...  No one was spared from the labour-intensive work as Pantonic's captains and top panmen constructed what will be soon known as the 'Pan Diamond'...  click for full story
http://www.panonthenet.com/articles/others/newtonicyard2004.htm

 


Marsicans Up and Running

Located on Schenectady Ave. Marsicans will be led again by veteran arranger Pelham Goddard...


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http://www.panonthenet.com/articles/others/marsicansyard2004.htm

 


Great Steelpan events coming soon...

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