World Music Ensembles

Explore music from around the world while playing with others! Ensemble experience helps you hone your rhythmic and listening skills, encourages teamwork and demands collaboration. You’ll find ensemble participation to be one of the most rewarding and valuable aspects of music study.

Sherry & Alivia Craft Teen Steel Band

This ensemble brings together teens from all over the Greater New Haven area to play a mix of current popular and Caribbean music. It was created and is supported in memory of Sherry Craft, a beloved member of the NMS steel band community for many years. Free for all students, participation is by invitation of the instructor.

Steel Band for Adults

Three adult steel bands accommodate students of all experience levels and ages. Students create a wonderful, fun and committed community while learning to play music they love together. Before enrolling in these popular classes, individual lessons with the instructor are highly recommended. Please contact Debby Teason for placement information.