2023 "Learn to Play Steel Drums" Workshop


Instructor: Dr. Paul Buyer, Director of Percussion
Date: Saturday, June 10 2023
Times: 10:00am-2:00pm
Location: 112 Brooks Center for the Performing Arts
Workshop fee: $60.00 per person (lunch is included)

This hands-on workshop offers participants the opportunity to take part in a steel band rehearsal and learn how to play steel drums. Topics include instruments of the steel band, basic pan technique, instrument construction, steel drum history, and rote learning. In addition, audio and video examples will be presented. Reading music is not required.

Ages 14 and older only. Students 14-17 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the workshop. Class size is limited! First 11 paid registrations will be accepted.

Register on this page to pay with a credit/debit card by Friday, Friday, June 2, 2023. Checks can also be sent in for registration and payment: payable "Clemson University" and sent to Paul Buyer, Director of Percussion, Clemson University, 118 Brooks Center, Clemson, SC 29634 by Friday, June 2, 2023. For more information, contact pbuyer@clemson.edu or 864-650-2187. Please include the full name and contact information of the participant with your check.