Republic Bank Steel Band Arrangers' Workshop

On Monday, November 16, 2009 Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport officially launched the Republic Bank Steel Band Arrangers' Workshop 2009 at the Carifesta Sports Complex, Carifesta Avenue, Georgetown at 15:30h.

Members of Schools, Churches, Joint Services and Private Bands will be exposed to practical training in a one-week session facilitated by Mr. Ray Holman, a renowned composer, arranger and steel drum performer from Trinidad and Tobago. The workshop concludes on November 24, 2009.

The official Opening Ceremony included a Feature Address by the Honourable Dr. Frank Anthony, Minister of Culture Youth and Sport and the Sponsor's Address was delivered by Mr. Edwin H. Gooding.

This initiative forms part of our Power to Make a Difference outreach for steel pan development in Guyana and aims to offer participants the Power to Learn and Succeed.

November 12, 2009
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