book a band styles school programs calendar music samples percussionist for hire private instruction about joe sonnefeldt contact joe Related Link

Programs for School Assemblies

Pan Go Steel Band

Steel Pans: The Voice of the Caribbean

Discover the rich culture of the Caribbean through exhilarating steel drum music. Pan Go showcases this unique family of instruments, known as steel pans in their homeland of Trinidad and Tobago. The steel pans' amazing transformation from 55-gallon barrels is described. Pan Go performs Trinidadian calypso and soca music, in addition to reggae, classical, jazz, and popular songs.

Grade Level: K-12
Length: 40 min.
Available: all year

Fee:  Contact for price

Technical info
Set-up time: 30 min.
Strike: 15 min.
Needs: electricity; 4 music stands; 1 chair; 1 microphone and stand with P.A system

Percussion Around the World

The Chicago Percussion Quintet takes students on a trip around the globe by demonstrating percussion instruments from various countries and the different styles of music in which they are used. The wide variety of instruments and the lively pace of this program keep the audience mesmerized.

Grade Level: K-12
Length: 40 min.
Available: all year

Fee:  Contact for price

Technical info
Set-up time: 20 min.
Strike: 15 min.
Needs: electricity; 7 music stands; 5 chairs; 1 microphone and stand with P.A system; large table; 7 x 9 ft. carpet runner

Book A Band Now!