On Friday April 20th 2012, the sounds of glorious praises will uplift a massive audience…
as GOSPEL PRAISE ON STEEL takes the Toronto’s music scene to the utmost elevated level. This spring season, various steel bands will unite on one stage to play renditions of gospel hymns and special modern compositions, in celebration of steel pan music. Organizers of this event are Wendy Jones, Band Leader: Pan Fantasy Steel Band PanFantasySteelBand.com, and Earl La Pierre Jr. Canada’s Extraordinary Steel Pannist as ESPJr.com & Manager: AfropanSteelband.com, leading the Pan Arts Network. Please scroll down to continue reading….
This event has been highly anticipated for music lovers in Toronto!
P.A.N. has been recognized for their efforts in organizing Canada’s annual showcases: Snowflakes on Steel
(click to view previous flyer HERE)
and Autumn Leaves on Steel
(view previous details HERE).
SPECIAL GUESTS are expected to perform on April 20th alongside these steel bands:
Gemini Pan Grove (Formerly Gems), Worship in Steel, Malvern Praise On Pan, Nativity Steel Angels and the St. Paul’s Steel Orchestra.
To view the FLYER for this event, CLICK HERE.
Patrons are cordially invited to the EAST SIDE of Toronto for this glorious musical showcase, all taking place on FRIDAY APRIL 20th, 2011 at:
Rosewood Church of the Nazarene
657 Milner Avenue
(Between Neilson Rd.& Morningside Av.)
RECEIVE DETAILED DIRECTIONS, click on LINK HERE
Time: Doors open at 7:00pm, show starts at 7:30pm
Cost: $20.00 in advance, $25.00 at the door
For tickets, call Earl at: 416-953-0905
Steel bands in other parts of the world, even as far as Cuba, have played renditions of gospel hymns. Although the following steel band (shown in the video below) will NOT be performing in Toronto’s Gospel Praise on Steel showcase on Friday April 20th, 2012, one can certainly enjoy listening to their spiritual rendition, in order to have some insight on just how harmonious these gospel hymns can sound on this instrument.
‘Cobre Steel Band’, from El Cobre, Santiago de Cuba played the world-renowned hymn called ‘Ave Maria’ for the Honorable Pope Benedict’s recent visit to Cuba during the Spring season of 2012. ENJOY a performance of this overseas steel band playing one example of gospel music on this beautiful instrument: The Steel Pan: Click to watch their VIDEO on this LINK HERE.
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HIGH MUSICAL PRAISES EVERYONE!