NYU Steinhardt

Steel Drum in Trinidad and Tobago

  • Course Number: MPAJZ-GE 2605
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Designed for music & non-music students, Steel Drum in Trinidad & Tobago will introduce students to the epicenter of steel pan culture through observation, master classes & discussion of the steel pan technique & performance art, & location trips to significant historical sites. Students will establish a rich understanding of the heritage & significance that this art form has on the West Indies & the world. In addition, students will have the opportunity to visit several Trinidadian pan yards to observe the world’s best steel drum ensembles.
  • Old Course Number: E85.2605