FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: Cynthia Graham Anthony Mills
Director of Public Relations Specialist/Writer
(340) 773-1095, Ext. 7096 (340) 773-1095, Ext. 7064
ST. CROIX, USVI – Steel ensembles on St. Croix are invited to register for participation in the 2016 edition of Pan on the Green competition scheduled on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 6 p.m. at the St. Croix Educational Complex football field. Steel ensembles or orchestras from schools, churches, businesses and community organizations are eligible to perform.
An entry fee of $100 is required to participate in Pan on the Green. Each ensemble will play a musical piece of their choice, and Pianist and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s classic, “Eine kleine Nachtmusik” for a total of 20 minutes. Translated “a little serenade” in German, the Mozart composition is written for an ensemble of two violins, viola and cello with optional double bass. The musical arrangement is often performed by string orchestras.
The winning steel ensemble receives a monetary prize of a $1,000.
Admission is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. Participating ensembles receive 30 tickets to contribute to their fundraising efforts.
For more information and/or to sign up, contact Valrica Bryson, Cultural Education Director for the Department of Education, at (340) 773-1095, extension 7032.