Coed Grades 6-9 (limited to 12 students)June 15-19, 2020
The Viking Steel program provides students the opportunity to learn and play the traditional instruments of Trinidad and Tobago. Participants will learn how steel pans are built and tuned, discover how steelband arrangements are written, and will craft their own sticks to play with. Students will perform a small concert at the end of the week for family and friends who wish to attend.
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Cost is $55
Registration is due
by Friday, May 8, 2020.
This camp will be limited to 12 students due to the limited
instrumentation. Reading music is a necessity, but percussion experience is not.Register for Viking Explorers Summer Camps here.
Mr. Quinten Petersen is the Fine Arts Department Coordinator at WLHS and has led the Viking Steel program from its inception in 2017. As a steel pan enthusiast, he has learned from pan players, builders, and tuners in Trinidad and Tobago, Toronto, and the US. Additional staff will be comprised of current and former WLHS Viking Steel students.