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Monday, November 20, 2017

Codrington Pan Family In The Lead

Codrington Pan Family scored eight (8) points more than their nearest rival, T&TEC Tropical Angel Harps, to emerge with the highest score at last weekend’s Orchestra Class in the National Steelband Music Festival Pan Is Beautiful XII series at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

The “family” band which hails from East Dry River, Port of Spain, also had the top scores
in both the Test Piece (255) and Tune of Choice (267) to place first with the grand total of 522 points.

Codrington Pan Family’s Tune of Choice, “The Pan With Love: Our Gift to the World” was composed by Keisha Codrington who incidentally topped the Soloist Category.

Of the fourteen (14) participating bands, eight (8) will proceed on merit to the Grand Finals on Saturday November 16th 2013.

The results of the Orchestra Category Preliminaries are:

Place Orchestra Tune of Choice Tune of Choice Score Test Piece Score Total 
1 Codrington Pan Family CodringtonPanFamily-PIBXII-200 The Pan with Love Our Gift to the World 267 255 522
2 T&TEC Tropical Angel Harps TropicalAngelHarps-PIBXII-200 Unnamed 262 252 514
3 CAL Invaders  Invaders-PIBXII-200 Zampa Overture 260 253 513
4 Republic Bank Exodus  Exodus-PIBXII-200 Moods of the Maestro dedicated to Dr.Pat Bishop 260 252 512
5 bp Renegades Renegades-PIBXII-200 Academic Festival Overture  262 249 511
6 NGC Couva Joylanders Joylanders-PIBXII-200 The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of The Rings 256 251 507
7 Diatonic  Diatonics-PIBXII-200 Symphony 4 250 246 496
8 Pan Elders  PanElders-PIBXII-200 The Barber of Seville Overture 251 243 494
9 UWI Festival Steel OrchestraUWIFestival-PIBXII-200 Pomp and Circumstance 247 243 490
10 Sangre Grande Cordettes  Cordettes-PIBXII-200 Egmont Overture 255 232 487
10 San City Steel Symphony SanCity-PIBXII-200 Sky Fall 258 229 487
12 CLICO Sforzata Sforzata-PIBXII-200 Jupiter  244 233 477
13 NGC La Brea Nightingales  Nightingales-PIBXII-200 L'hymme a l'Amour 239 236 475
14 Courts Sound Specialists of Laventille  SoundSpecialists-PIBXII-200 The Force of Destiny  238 225 463

Bands were required to perform the Test Piece, “Mr. Pan Maker”, composed by Dr. Leroy Calliste aka The Black Stalin and a Piece of Choice.

Adjudicators in this Category were Dr. Anne Marion Osbourne, Mrs. Merle Albino DeCoteau, Mr. Lambert Phillip and Mrs. Joslynne Sealey.

Pan is Beautiful XII enters the various Finals with the Soloists/Ensembles on Friday 9 November at NAPA, Port of Spain, Single Pans on Sunday 10 November, and Orchestras on Saturday 16 November 2013.



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