Tag Archives: Melodians Steel Orchestra UK

Caribbean Pearl Played at the 30th Anniversary Concert

We had a new piece of music composed for our 30th Anniversary Concert.  It was named appropriately ‘Caribbean Pearl’ and was composed and arranged by Robert Thompson of Trinidad.  You can listen to a recording from the concert on 21st October at our base at Henry Cavendish School in Balham.  

April Spring Friendship Festival in Pyongyang, North Korea 2004

Among our A to Z of countries visited, the most unusual country is probably North Korea.  In 2004, a small group of 6 were invited to perform at the April Spring Friendship Festival in Pyongyang.  This is a video of the Melodians performance at the concert and includes ‘Song of Dear Home’ composed by The Great […]

Today at the Royal Academy of Arts in Piccadilly

The Melodians played today at the Royal Academy of Arts in Piccadilly for their annual Celebration of Summer Exhibition. Received a lovely thank you from the organisers: “Huge thanks to you and the band for playing at the Non-Members Varnishing Day today. You played absolutely beautifully and everyone enjoyed your fabulous repertoire. We really appreciate […]

SteelPan Experience Event for UK Parliament Week Festival

The Melodians Steel Orchestra has been invited to take part in the UK Parliament Week Festival 2017 .   The Week runs from 13th to 19th November and the Melodians will be running a SteelPan Experience Event on Saturday 18th November at their base in Henry Cavendish School in Balham. As part of the event you […]

Melodians Documentary and Promotional Video

To all our friends, you will be excited to know that we have updated the ‘Home’ page on the website with a short video ‘We Are The Melodians Steel Orchestra UK’ to introduce the Melodians to new visitors to the website. We have also included a longer documentary about the Melodians on the About page to […]