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Steel Pan Organizations

Australia
Australian Academy of Steel Drums
Web: www.steeldrums.org
NSW Schools Steel Band Association
Address: PO Box 1182, Menai Central Post Office, Menai, NSW 2234, Australia
Telephone: 61 2 9543 6768
E-mail: heather_gatus [at] hotmail.com
Panschool
Steelband workshops and steelpan tuition.
Address: Noosa, Queensland.
Contact: Matt Davies
Telephone: 0421 812 407
E-mail: panschool [at] sctelco.net.au
Canada
Pan Trinbago Steelband Assoc. of Ontario Canada
Cecil Mugs Clarke
222 gainsborough road
Toronto Ontario Canada m4l 3c6
Phone: 416 463 8349.
Fax: 416 463 8349.
E-mail: www.pantrinbago [at] hotmail.com
The Ontario Steelpan Association (OSA)
2005 Sheppard Ave E. Suite 303
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone: 416 495-9442 ext 227
Europe
Steelpan European
Steelpan European is a pan-european organisation united by an inherent and genuine interest to explore and develop the full potential of the steelpan instrument and the talent which abounds in its members. Steelpan European was founded in May 1999 by steelband representatives of Denmark, Germany, France, Switzerland and the United Kingdom at the Embassy of Trinidad & Tobago in Bruxelles. Soon after other countries as Finland, Sweden and The Netherlands joined the association.
Web: steelpaneuropean.org
Finland
The Steel Band Association of Kirkkonummi
Web: sites.google.com/site/steelpanorg
France
Calypsociation
A French association created in 1993 devoted to the promotion of Pan in France.
Address: Calypsociation, 62 avenue de Metz, Romainville (94).
E-mail: info [at] calypsociation.com.
Web: www.calypsociation.com
The Netherlands
Foundation RIBA TERA
RIBA TERA is working at the development of steelpanmusic in Holland. A main initiative is to bring the cultural background of the steelpan and caribbean music to the Antillian youths in Holland.
Address: Mr. Anthony Roos. Sara Burgerhartsingel 215, 3813 NH Amersfoort, Holland
Telephone: 0031 334 - 805 - 105
E-mail: fam.roos [at] planet.nl
Trinidad & Tobago
PAN TRINBAGO - Steelband Association of Trinidad and Tobago
This is how Pan Trinbago describes itself in its history section:
Pan Trinbago is recognized as the parent body for steelbands not only in Trinidad and Tobago but in all parts of the world where such bands may exist. We are not only a national organization, representing the largest cultural group in our country, but an international organization which is active in the promotion of a new and vibrant musical form that is fast achieving universal recognition and acceptance.
Pan Trinbago was formed in 1971 but the Steelband Movement has been organized since 1950. Pan Trinbago’s predecessor was the National Association of Trinidad and Tobago steelbandsmen.
Address: 75 Edward Street, Port of Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO.
Telephone: +1 (809) 623 4486. Fax: +1 809 625 6715.
Web: pantrinbago.co.tt
United Kingdom
British Association of Steelbands
Address: c/o Debi Gardner, Secretary. The Tabernacle, Powis Square, London, W11 2AY.
Telephone: 0171 727 2484
USA
North American Steelband Association (NASBA)
NASBA publishes a quarterly newsletter Panuscripts that usually has a song transcription, along with timely information.
Address: c/o Daria Svaline. 164 Hickory Heights Drive, Bridgeville, PA 15017, USA
PanWest
PanWest started as a pan instruction program and has expanded to providing everything the beginning student needs to be an effective player.
Address: P. O. Box 29542. Oakland CA 94604.
(510) 893-2227.