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Steel Pan Music Workshops

Introduction to Steel Pan
Learn about the history and origins of steel pan music with the range of steel pan instruments explained in a recital and presentation with the best steel pan artists. Including instrument demonstration, a live performance, a short film, audience participation, questions and answers.

Schools Steel Pan Music Taster Workshops
Taster workshops are an ideal way to introduce steel pan music to your school through a day of hands on introductory workshops with tutors and a full set of instruments provided. Programmed to suit your school timetable each workshop covers the history and origins, basic playing techniques and learning a simple song for an optional assembly concert. More...

Schools Weekly Music Lessons
Our Schools Music Service offers a series of curriculum based weekly music lessons for class sizes in steel pan, djembe and hand percussion. Classes are ideal for First Access with curriculum links to history, geography, economics and culture. More...

Steel Band Workshops
Visit RASPO's PanYard at the CultureMix Centre for Steel Pan Music for the full Caribbean music experience. See and try the complete range of steel pan instruments including basses, cellos and guitar pans plus percussion and drums. Larger groups can enjoy one off or weekly workshops. More...

Private Lessons
We offer one to one private steel pan tutoring on tenor pan for children and adults wanting to develop their playing skills. Contact us for more details.

Team Building
Consolidate your team with fun steel pan music workshops guaranteed to bring a taste of the Caribbean to your team building event. Ideal for corporate, public sector, seminars and conferences. Contact us

Steel Band Development and Education
Would you like to set up your own school or community steel band?
We offer...
• Advice on sourcing affordable, good quality steel pan instruments.
• Experienced DBS checked tutors to lead weekly classes and after school clubs.
• INSET training workshops for teachers and group leaders to learn the basics.
• A Guide to Steel Pan Music Education booklet packed with useful information.
• Help with sourcing and purchasing steel pan instruments. More
• Instrument maintenance, advice and support. More
• Feedback - Monitoring and evaluation.
Read our guide How to set up a Steel Band

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Steel pan music workshop

Steel pan music workshop

"The friendly experienced tutors inspired creative thinking and left everyone involved with a lasting sense of achievement."

Head Teacher

Southampton school

RASPO tutors

RASPO Steel Band leaders Mary Genis, Paul JE Watson and Dani Richardson

RASPO band leaders Dani, Paul and Mary are professional musicians and educators who develop and teach the repertoire to band members at rehearsals.

Together they provide plenty of encouragement in a fun and friendly environment bringing young people and adults together to enjoy the experience of learning to play music in an orchestra.

Find out more about RASPO tutors here.
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