Education

Children learn to play steel pan music with Reading All Steel Percussion Orchestra

Here you can find out about booking the ideal carnival arts and music education workshops for schools, community and the corporate sector.

The CultureMix Music Academy provides a range of music tuition and development opportunities with schools and in partnership with Music Education Hubs to reach over 800 children and young people per week.

At our holiday clubs and out of school workshops we offer tuition in steel pan, drum kit, percussion, bass guitar, keyboards, guitar and vocals to enable young talent to gain experience so they can reach their full potential.

With RASPO Steel Orchestra children, young people and adults can develop their musical skills and experience playing ensemble music in a safe friendly setting with professional tutors.

‘I started learning music on steel pan in my class at primary school and loved every minute of it especially the performances.  I then joined a professional community steel band and got to perform in places like WOMAD and at Notting Hill Carnival.’ 

 

Music Academy

Find out about the range of music lessons, courses and opportunities for children, young people and adults at the CultureMix Music Academy in Reading.

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Schools

Include weekly steel pan music in your school curriculum. Find out more about the national network of school steel bands and how you can get involved in our annual showcase events.

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Training

CultureMix offers business training, creative career development and work experience to help you gain the skills needed to enhance your job prospects.

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Resources

Here you can find useful information about the steel pan instrument including the history and origins, how they are made, and setting up your own steel band.

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