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About A Chat with PanWest Steel Drums
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
Our teachers have over 30 years experience performing and teaching steel drums in the San Francisco Bay Area. You don't need to read music notation to learn to play steel drums. Just come ready to have fun!
Do you provide any materials? What should your students expect to bring?
We provide the drums and all necessary accessories.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
Over the past 30 years of performing on steel drums throughout northern California and Nevada, we have had numerous requests from people fascinated by the sound of steel drums and the technique required to play music on them. We started our first classes at community centers around the Bay.
What do you love most about your job?
Seeing the satisfaction on a student's face after playing a complete song in just a one-hour lesson is priceless. Steel drums are one of the easiest instruments to learn and play.