IAP 99 Non-Credit Activities by Sponsor

MIT Caribbean Club

The Steel Pans (Drums) of Trinidad & Tobago
Mackie Burnette Steel Pan Instructor, Dwaine Clarke
Mon, Fri, Jan 11, 15, 19, 22, 25, 29, 03:15-04:45pm, N52-199, also taught 5:15-6:45 pm

Enrollment limited: advance sign up required (see contact below)
Participants requested to attend all sessions (non-series)
Fee: 20.00 for admission
Learn the basics of playing the Caribbean's most renowned musical instrument. This hands-on workshop will concentrate on various techniques used to play steel pan. Participants will also be introduced to the history of the instrument, pan tuning, and the influence of folk rhythms on the artform. This workshop will consist of 6 sessions, each 90 minutes long. No prior musical experience is necessary; all levels are welcome. Venue: Endicott World Music Center, Bldg N52, Room 199; 265 Mass Ave, Cambridge. This event was made possible, in part, by the Grants Program of the Council for the Arts at MIT and the MIT Committee on Campus Race Relations
Web: http://web.mit.edu/caribbean/www/steelpan.html
Contact: Dwaine Clarke, Burton-Conner, Rm 411A, 225-8341, declarke@mit.edu

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