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Finals Results - Small Conventional Steel Orchestras - Trinidad & Tobago Panorama 2016 - Arima Golden Symphony Triumphs

Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. -   Arima Golden Symphony wins the Small Orchestra Panorama 2016 title, and in doing so, together with no doubt happy and proud champion arranger Terrance “BJ” Marcelle, racks up seven championships in the last eight annual competitions, having had the title wrested from them only in 2014, courtesy of then-small steel orchestra Supernovas.  Playing ‘D Greatest Invention’ by The Original De Fosto Himself, Arima Golden Symphony has undoubtedly proven itself the greatest ‘small steel orchestra’ in the twelve-year history of the category.

Three weeks after the respective small steel orchestra preliminary rounds, stiff competition left room for only the ten best out of an initial field of fifty-one to take the stage on finals night on February 4th at Skinner Park in south Trinidad.  Tornadoes Steel Orchestra playing Shervon “Shev” Edwards' arrangement of 'Mash It Up' which led the pack coming out of the prelims, eventually snagged third place in the finals with 275 points, while Arddin Herbert ensured a showing good enough for the second spot and a score of 279, just one point behind the 2016 champions.

The Small Steel Orchestra finals was combined as customary with those of the Single Pan Band category where there was a tie for the title, shared by Marsicans and Trinidad East Side Symphony. Now it's onto the finals for the Medium and Large band categories, the pinnacle of Panorama competition annually in the twin-island republic, on Saturday February 6th at the Queen's Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain. Showtime is slated for 7:00 p.m. local time.

Click the following links for results from the Finals in respective categories:
Single Pan | Small | Medium | Large | Results Summary 

Following are the full results for the Finals competition for small conventional steel orchestras.

Region  Color Key East Zone Region North Zone Region South Central
Zone Region
Tobago Region    


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Small Conventional Steel Orchestras

  # Score TUNE   BAND SONG Orchestra Symbols and Logos ARRANGER
1st 280   Arima Golden Symphony D Greatest Invention Arima golden Symphony Steel Orchestra Terrance “BJ” Marcelle
Terrance “BJ” Marcelle
2nd 279 Laventille Serenaders Pan Jumbie Laventille Serenaders - When Steel Talks Arddin Herbert
Arddin Herbert
3rd 275   Tornadoes “Mash It Up” Logo for Tornadoes Steel Orchestra Shervon “Shev” Edward
Shervon “Shev” Edwards
4th 273     La Horquetta Pan Groove Raising Dust LH Pan Groove band logo - When Steel Talks 
Kion Robinson
5th 272 Fascinators Pan Symphony Like Ah Boss Fascinators Pan Symphony Yohan Popwell
Yohan Popwell
5th 272 Pandemonium My House Pandemonium Steel Orchestra - When Steel Talks Akua Leith
Akua Leith
7th 271 New East Side Dimension Both Ah Dem New East Side Dimension - When Steel Talks Mikhail Salcedo
Mikhail Salcedo
8th 270   Five Rivers Modern Symphony Pan In Danger Five Rivers Modern Symphony Erwin Lewis
9th 266   Tamana Pioneers Mystery Band Tamana Pioneers Steel Orchestra -  When Steel Talks Richard Gittens
Richard Gittens
10th 264 Our Boys Gimme More Our Boys Steel Orchestra band logo - When Steel Talks Anselm “Moon” Campbell
Anselm “Moon” Campbell
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