Leading Toronto church steelbands to perform at Praise On Steel concert

Worship in Steel

Praise on steel, the sixth annual concert of gospel music ” on pan,” organized by Pan Arts Network, will be held on Saturday at Canada Christian College on Gervais Drive in Don Mills, Toronto.

Organizer Wendy Jones said that apart from the pannists, several other performers from the community will lend a Caribbean ambiance to the show.

The line-up of artistes for the concert includes calypsonian Guney Cedeno and the  youth dance group, Ethnic Fusion.

Opening the show will be steelpan soloist Princess of Pan

Joy Lapps Lewis.

Joy Lapps Lewis

The  following are the ” featured steelbands” at this year’s concert:

Nativity Steel Angels: Church:  Anglican Church of Nativity – Arranger Ian Jones,

Reach One Teach One:  Church:, New Dawn Moravian Church  – Arranger Layne Clarke

Worship In Steel : Church : Kingdom Covenant Ministries former Deeper Life  – Arrangers Leonard Noel, Andrew Jackson

Malvern Praise On Pan : Church : Malvern Christian Assembly – Arranger Mark Mosca

St Paul’s Steel Orchestra: Church : St. Paul’s Lamoreaux  Anglican Church – Arranger Elton Jones

Gemini Pan Groove: Community base educational and social component community steel band – Arranger Elton Jones.

At the concert,  Worship In Steel will be launching its CD “Giving the Highest Praise “

Jones told the Caribbean Camera that ” the steelpan has become the ministry of several steel orchestras bringing awareness of the gospel through the repertoires of traditional gospel, and popular praise and worship songs. ”