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2019-2020 Informational Video

2019-2020 Steel Band Audition Information

Interested in learning to play pan (a.k.a. steel drums)?!? Come to the "Panyard," the steel band rehearsal room located near the cafeteria on the basement level of the main building for group lessons taught by student leaders of CHS Steelon Monday and Tuesday, August 19 & 20, from 2:30 - 4:30. Auditions for CHS Steel will be held from 2:30 - 4:30 on Wednesday, August 22 in the Panyard. Callbacks from the first day of auditions will be from 2:30 - 4:30 on Thursday, August 23rd. New band members will join returning members of CHS Steel for daily rehearsals from 2:30 - 4:30 on Monday the 26th through Thursday the 29th. The regular schedule of Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday rehearsals from 2:30 - 4:30 will begin on Tuesday, September 3rd. Students auditioning should be able to read music but no prior experience playing pan is necessary. Students interested in auditioning on drumset are expected to audition on pan as well. Drum set players should be able to play a calypso pattern. For more information, contact the directors, Mr. Wharton, jwharton@bcps.org, and Mr. Hamilton, ahamilton@bcps.org.