University of Mary Steel Band

Open to all university students, the University of Mary Steel Band provides performers and audience members an opportunity to explore the unique musical art form of Trinidadian steel pans.  The ensemble, directed by Dr. Lucas Bernier, performs a vast repertoire including calypso and soca from Trinidad as well as American pop, Latin, jazz, and classical music.  They have been featured at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, with the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra, and have performed with guest artists including Andy Narell, Mat Britain, and Alex Acuna.  Register for MUS 217 01; audition not required.