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Premier steel-pan tuner hits the right notes ahead of Cariwest Festival in Edmonton

Yahoo News

Edmonton's premier steel-pan orchestra has flown in the best of the best to take care of their instruments ahead of the Cariwest festival this weekend.

The TrinCan Steel Orchestra sought out Augustus Peters, a renowned steel-pan maker and tuner, to ensure their instruments make sweet Caribbean music during the 35th annual festival.

"We're right down to the wire to make sure those pans are absolutely crisp for Saturday's performance," said Taneya Rogers, a performer with the band.

Peters hopped a plane from Japan to Edmonton to be here in the days leading up to Cariwest.

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