Steel Magic Northwest executive and artistic director Gary Gibson, on the drums, middle, and the Steel Magic Northwest “Pan Wizards.” COURTESY PHOTO

Steel Magic Northwest executive and artistic director Gary Gibson, on the drums, middle, and the Steel Magic Northwest “Pan Wizards.” COURTESY PHOTO

Steel Magic Northwest “Pan Wizards” plan pair of trips next year

Auditions for the group are open through Sept. 18

  • Tuesday, September 4, 2018 8:49am
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The Steel Magic Northwest “Pan Wizards” advanced youth steel ensemble will be taking two trips next year.

The group has been invited to perform and give a presentation at the National Association of Music Educators regional conference in Portland, Ore., in February. And in June, the group will embark on its inaugural four-day tour into western Montana and northeastern Oregon.

The group is by invitation or audition only and is comprised of young musicians from the area who are students from grades 7-12.

Auditions for the Pan Wizards are open through Sept. 18.

Steel Magic Northwest also provides a preparatory group for students seeking to join the Pan Wizards (starting in the sixth grade).

Steel Magic Northwest is a local nonprofit organization.

For audition or registration information, go to steelmagicnorthwest.org.

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