Steelpan Arranger
Gavin Francis - Steelpan Arranger

Gavin Francis


Gavin Francis - West Side Symphony (Antigua)
Panorama Championships


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Hailing from Antigua, 25-year-old Gavin Francis is a steel pan soloist and arranger. His specialty is the single tenor. At the age of 13, on invitation from Victor “Babu” Samuel, he joined Antigua & Barbuda’s National Youth Pan Orchestra, where he later became the captain and the first student to arrange music for the group.

Some of his arranging influences, to name but a few, are Victor “Babu” Samuel, Veron Henry, Khan Cordice, Amrit Samaroo, Len “Boogsie” Sharpe, and Clive Bradley.

Gavin holds a Bachelors of Music degree from the Midwestern State University.

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