Fall 2017 Steel Drum Band Classes 

Beginning Steel Band

Beginning Steel Band is an introduction level to steel drums geared for students who love the sound of steel drums and would like to play in a community steel band.  This hands-on class welcomes complete beginners, as well as schooled musicians.  In this class, students work on a variety of musical genres in a 4-part ensemble.  Rhythm skills, technical skills and cultural aspects are addressed.  Class pace moves according to the skill level of enrolled participants.  Instruments are provided.  Class culminates with a live performance at SLOs Downtown Farmers' Market.

Mondays: 7-9 PM.  September 11-December 4, 2017.  NO CLASS ON 11/20. 12 class meetings.

Registration: $155 plus $55 materials fee.            Cuesta.edu/communityprograms or 546-3132.

Intermediate Steel Band

 Intermediate Steel Band is geared for students who have steel drum experience and are ready for more challenging material than is offered in beginning level.  Students new to steel drums should register for beginning level first.  Intermediate level works with sheet music and students continue to expand on technical and musicianship skills.  This is a community steel band working on fun, exciting repertoire of different genres.  Instruments are provided.  Enrollment is limited.  Class will culminate with a live performance and SLOs Downtown Farmers' Market.

Thursdays: 7-9 PM.  September 14-December 7, 2017.  NO CLASS ON 11/23.  12 class meetings.

Registration: $155 plus $55 materials fee.  Cuesta.edu/communityprograms or 546-3132.


Enrollment is limited, sign up early!!


Parking: A Parking Permit is required on campus at all times.  A $2 day permit can be obtained in parking machines in all major parking lots on campus (takes ones only-no change).  You can also purchase $30 semester permits from the Community Programs office (546-3132) or Campus Safety offices (546-3205).