Published on: February 28, 2013The Lone Star College-North Harris Steel Band will be performing in concert with international recording artist, Andy Narell and special guests Relator and Mark Walker, Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Theater (ARTS-115). The community is invited to attend this free event.
“Our student performers will have the opportunity of a lifetime by sharing the stage with international musicians of this caliber,” said Jeff Gleason, department chair of music. “Andy Narell is the world's leading authority on the steel drum, and he has asked to return in concert with the steel band here at Lone Star College-North Harris.”
The steel band consists of 60 members, 20 of them being from LSC-North Harris. The steel band features authentic Trinidadian steel pans accompanied by additional percussion including drum set, congas, scrapers, shakers, and other Latin percussion instruments. The pans are transformed 55 gallon steel barrels and range from soprano down to bass voices. The band showcases Calypso music from Trinidad and Tobago, as well as other styles from the West Indies and beyond.
For more information, call 281.765.7960 or contact Jeff Gleason at Jeff.Gleason@LoneStar.edu.
Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris.
Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.