First Citizens Supernovas Hosts Successful “A Day in Surrey 5”

April 11th, 2024    |   Related To: First Citizens


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Dedicated Supernova members pour their hearts into their instruments, captivating the crowd with their musical prowess.

First Citizens Supernovas Steel Orchestra delighted audiences with the 5th edition of their annual event, “A Day in Surrey.” This celebration of music and culture featured top parang groups alongside four elite steel orchestras. Set against the picturesque backdrop of the northern range’s green mountains, the event kicked off with captivating performances by BB Serenaders and Los Amigos Cantadores, delighting the audience with the sounds this traditional genre.

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Patrons groove to the beat, awaiting the performance by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Steel Orchestra.

The evening continued with the vibrant beats of Millennium Sound Company, ensuring the party atmosphere persisted between band sets. As night fell, the seven-time National Panorama champions, Hadco Phase II Pan Groove, took the stage under the guidance of the inspirational Dr. Len “Boogsie” Sharpe. Their unique repertoire had attendees grooving while Dr. Sharpe delivered a master class in steelpan technique during his improvised solos.

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The Honourable Marvin Gonzales, Member of Parliament for Lopinot/Bon Air West, and Mrs. Beverly Ramsey-Moore, President of Pantrinbago share a moment at the event, highlighting their support for the local arts community.

Other featured performers included the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Steel Orchestra, four-time National Panorama Champions Republic Bank Exodus Steel Orchestra and reigning Pan in the 21st Century Champions, the host band First Citizens Supernovas, all of whom entertained the much appreciative patrons of all ages with thrilling performances. The event also saw strong support from various businesses, community and diplomatic corps members, including esteemed guests such as the Member of Parliament for Lopinot/Bon Air West, the Honourable Marvin Gonzales, President of Pantrinbago – Mrs. Beverly Ramsey-Moore and Deputy Chief of Mission to the Embassy of Peru in Trinidad and Tobago Ms. Natalia Navarro.

Overall, “A Day in Surrey” was a resounding success, leaving attendees eagerly anticipating next year’s installment.

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