Artist Victor Provost Joins Meade HS Students for Steel Drum Concert Fri. May 12  

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The Meade HS Steel Drum Group: Back: Michael Boyd, Kevon Williams, Zacary Sotello, Julian Davis, Benjamin Hausman, Caberet Goings Middle: Fox Wilmot, Megan Carter, Brice Sandborn, Melissa Torez, Rebecca Sank Front: Jason Clark, Spenser Washington, Johanna McGuire

Friday, May 12, starting at 7:00 pm, the Meade High School Steel Drum Band will be presenting a concert with renown steel pannist and recording artist  Victor Provost.  The concert will be held at Meade High School, located at 1100 Clark Road, Ft. George Meade, Maryland 20755, which has public access via Annapolis Rd. This event is open to the public.

“Victor Provost is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading voices on the unique, and often misunderstood, steel pan (or steel drum). Through appearances at concert halls, clubs, and stages throughout the world, he has been meticulously developing a reputation as a dazzling soloist, crafting an impressive improvisational voice and style. With a strong foundation in Bebop, a contemporary sensibility, and deep roots in Caribbean music, he seamlessly melds and mixes genres.  

Provost will be teaching a steel drum clinic with the high school students for several days leading up to the concert on May 12th.

Reserve Tickets At this Link: https://sites.google.com/view/meadehighima/victor-provost-special-event 

The music program at Meade High school has over 140 students that are representative of all demographics.  It is a fully inclusive program – anybody that wants to can participate.

The Meade High Steel Drum Block Party: Photo: Meade High School

This year’s steel drum band is made up of 14 students in all grades. Most of them are involved in multiple other ensembles and active within the high school. Many of them are also award winners, members of music honor societies, or qualified for county or state level ensembles.

For More Information, Contact:  

Michelle Hausman, Chair of Steel Drum Special Event: 410-570-7942

James Day, President of Meade IMA: 443-983-1527