Carnival of Steel Festival Host
Director of Instrumental Music
12800 Abrams Rd
Dallas, TX 75243
Performances will be outdoors in the breezeway on the east side of campus adjacent to Fannin Performance Hall
A premiere DFW world music event, the 2015 Richland College Carnival of Steel Festival, is on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Richland College in Dallas, Texas in its 12th Year! This year, the COS Festival will feature steel bands, percussion groups, and jazz bands from around the US in a free concert performing all styles of music from Caribbean and Latin to Classical and Rock. The Festival Steel Drum Guest Artist in a performance demo clinic and evening concert will be world renowned steel drum artist, Liam Teague (www.liamteague.com). Also appearing will be Steel Drum Artist, Festival Tuner, and Massed Band Leader, Shelly Irvine, Drum Set and World Percussion Guest Artist, Jose Aponte, from the University of North Texas, and Jazz Bassist, James Driscoll, from Richland College in Dallas. Performers receive performance time, comments, recordings, and concert tickets.