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TV Commercial Casting for Steel Pan Musician Today and Tomorrow

The Donna Grossman Casting Company (Manhattan) is holding a casting session today and tomorrow.  They are looking for a male steel pan musician who will appear in an Icelandic Airlines commercial. The final person selected will receive $1,000 and must be available to shoot the commercial on May 25th, with a rain date of May 26th (you need to be available both days). Here's what you need to do:

-- you must be a male pan man and have a pan;
-- By 5:00 pm today (Wednesday, May 19th) send a short email saying you are a steel pan musician, include your name and a number where you can be reached immediately.  YOU MUST ATTACH A PHOTO of yourself.  It doesn't have to be a professional photo. That's all. No bio. No long email.

Send your email to:


If you do not hear from them, do not contact them.

If interested, they will contact you to set up an appointment at their casting studio in midtown either today or tomorrow.  They will videotape you playing your pan for about a minute.  By Monday, they will select the steel pan musician who will do the commercial.  The person chosen will get paid on the day the commercial is shot.  Shooting location is midtown.  GOOD LUCK TO ALL YOU FABULOUS PANMEN.  ACT NOW!!

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The criteria listed above is not complete. They are looking only for "dark-skinned island men." Just FYI.
This is a good opportunity to gain exposure for pan and have a local Panman get involved; also who knows what other opportunities this will lead to.


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