Steelband Arranger
Desmond Waithe - Steelpan Arranger
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Desmond Waithe

Desmond Waithe -

Panorama Championships
Trinidad & Tobago - 1992

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Waithe combined with Pelham Goddard to take the Exodus Steel Orchestra to Steelband Music Festival wins in 1998, 2002, and 2005. The following is a summary of Waithe's shared success in the steelband Music Festival competition:

  • Steelband Music Festival
  • 1998 - ... with Pelham Goddard1st (Tied) World Steelband Music Festival
  • 2000 - Steelband Times; Capriccio Italienne with Pelham Goddard, 3rd
  • 2002 - "Rain Forest" (Lennox Sharpe) with Pelham Goddard, 1st
  • 2005 - Semiramide (Gioacchino Rossini); Pan in A Minor (Lord Kitchener) with Pelham Goddard, 1st


  • 1993 - Trinidad & Tobago Humming Bird Medal Silver for Culture (Music)

Compiled by Ronald C. Emrit

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