When does Steel Band practice take place?
Steel Band takes place on a Tuesday 2.40-3.30pm in the main hall and anyone can join.
What sort of music can students learn to play?
Students learn a variety of musical styles, playing everything from songs that are in the charts to traditional steel pan ensembles with a real feel of the Caribbean.
Does the Steel Band perform outside of the academy?
The Steel Band not only represents the Academy at internal events like Open Evenings but also externally. We have met Pudsey Bear for Children in Need at Lex Autolease and performed at the Raddison Hotel at Manchester Airport, for example.