Established since 1989, the Hartford Steel Symphony has been providing musical enjoyment around the New England Area for many years. Our musical genre consists of Soca, Calypso, Reggae, Pop, Classical, Gospel and Jazz; all with an island rhythm. The band is comprised of members that have all competed in several years of steel band competitions and musical extravaganzas. With these countless performances, the band has continually finished at the top of the competition. Besides competitive playing, the band has enjoyed playing with celebrity figures in a host of charity, personal and independent events. Among these celebrity performances, we have had the honor of hosting events with Bernadette Peters and Aundrey Hepurn. The band has also performed with other musical tycoons such as The Hartford Symphony Orchestra as well as one of Steels bands greatest panist, Len 'Boogsie' Sharp. In addition, the band has provided community entertainment by participating in statewide parades and events such as Hartford First Night, UCONN championship recognition parades and various town music festivals. On a smaller scale, the band has provided private entertainment for many satisfied customers during graduation parties, school assemblies, wedding receptions, Luau's and many other private events. On a more personal level, while staying in touch with our historical roots, the band proudly participates in the annual Taste of culture and various West Indian Celebrations during the summer months. The band performs under the musical direction of Kelvin Griffith.
We are able to fulfill the entertainment needs of all those interested in our services. There is no performance to big or two small for the Hartford Steel Symphony. We truly believe we are a steel band for ALL occassions. Please contact us! We look forward to hearing from you.
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