Newly-minted birdsong pan players graduate
Farmer Nappy’s phenomenal 2019 hit, Hookin’ Meh, achieved anthemic status at this year’s Panorama competition played by multiple bands, including three of the ten finalists in the large band category, and providing a Renegades’ win at the creative hands of Duvonne Stewart.
Launch of the International Project 2020
birdsong is making a call to all International Pan Players come to Trinidad to play with birdsong for Panorama 2020. Our arranger for 2020 is the legendary Robbie Greenidge Grammy award winner and multiple Champion Panorama arranger
Auditions for birdsong Vacation Camp 2019
We're inviting all creatives to register for the birdsong Vacation Programme 2019. The camp will be held from July 8 — August 9, 2019. As usual, the camp is free but there is high demand so admission is by audition. Auditions will take place at UWI Old Works Building, Agostini Street, St. Augustine on Thu. 30 May and Wed. 5th June starting at 9 a.m. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 620-5285 for more info
Spotlight on Kontar Adigun
We spotlight the contributions to one of our longest serving members — Mr. Kontar Adigun. He played in his first panorama for birdsong in 1976 and to date, Kontar has not missed any of birdsong’s Panorama appearances. He is the only active member to play in birdsong’s three Panorama finals appearances and is confident that next year, he can make it four.
birdsong raises the Funding to Pay Panorama Players
birdsong has independently raised the funding to cover the fees for our Panorama Players. The Practice schedule has been intensified and is now from Monday to Saturday starting at 7 pm at the birdsong Panyard #3 St. Vincent Street, Tunapuna. If you are interested in playing with us please attend practice this week to ensure you are registered as part of our Panorama Side.
Robert Greenidge - birdsong's Arranger for 2019
The birdsong team is elated to announce that our arranger for Carnival 2019 is Robert Geenidge. Robert's name is synonymous with the success Deperados enjoyed in the Panorama Competition. He is also one of the country's most versatile musicians and having performed with acts such as Earth Wind and Fire, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Taj Mahal and Wayton Marsalis, Lionel Richie and many more. Panorama practice resumes on Monday, January 07, 2019 at 6pm, at the new birdsong Panyard at 3 St Vincent Street, Tunapuna.
We Pay Tribute to Leroy Calliste - Soldier and Stalwart
The birdsong family is deeply saddened by the untimely passing Leroy Calliste who at the time of his passing was a Director on the Board of Management of birdsong Enterprises Limited (bENT). The funeral will be held on Monday 15th October, 11 am at St. Aidan Anglican Church, Arouca. May the soul of Leroy Calliste Rest In Peace.