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Seasons Greetings - from Germany to the Panworld

This year I mangaged to do a christmas song with my beginners pan band. So I take the opportunity to thank all the supporters that helped me to teach pan for the last twenty years. Special thanks go to all the pan people in Trinidad and Tobago, in New York and in the UK. Kudos to Caspar Durant, the late Glenda Gamory, When Steel Talks PanRadio with Dessy, Pepe Francis and Toussaint Clarke.Christmas to me means Joy To The World, because After Darkness Light Comes Back Again.…See More
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"That gets to the heart of it."
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"With all my respect to the pan players in T'n'T I like it like that : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6N5HYU5aQ8"
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Hallo, dear friends :-)
Pan in Germany is growing! After leaving pan-kultur I teach music at Calypsonic e.V., Institute for SteelPan and Calypso, Dortmund and this is what we achieved since 1999, when we started. It was only possible with the help of all those who created Calypso and Pan. Special thanks to Glenda Gamory, Dessy (PanRadio), WhenSteelTalks, Basement Records and of cause to all of you...!

2015: All this is history. In 2013 my steel orchestra decided to go on without me, so I had to start all over again. But nevertheless - considering that I started with 4 to 6 years old kids in 1999 I did all I could do as a music teacher to take my students to this level: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=323015051194582

Now I returned to the beginning once again helping kids to enter the world of music with steel pans:

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Posted on December 8, 2017 at 6:33am 0 Comments

This is a very popular christmas song for children here in Germany and a hit each year for my steel pan youngsters.

TeacherSteelPanKids from Germany…


PanGanG leaves pan-kultur

Posted on March 14, 2010 at 1:18pm 0 Comments

The Youth Steel Orchestra PanGanG will leave the pan-kultur panyard at the end of March.

They are now part of "Calysonic - Institute for SteelPan and Calypso" in Dortmund, Germany. They followed their captain Werner M. Weidensdorfer, who is the musical director of Calypsonic e.V.

Their URL PanGanG will continue to present the developement of the orchestra with infos,… Continue

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At 8:04pm on August 31, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Yeah WerNer I concur,  as pan itself derive or was discovered out of a need for spiritual enlightenment, which also happens to be a healing medium as well, so I know exactly what U R saying my Good Man...

At 7:48pm on August 30, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

How true Mr WerNer, these so call arrangers DO NOT UNDERSTAND or DO NOT KNOW THAT MUSIC is a language, instruments in conversation with each other, not disagreement/agument or a wrestling match, their arrangement's is TOTAL DISSONANCE/NOISE, WITH AN AROBIC EXERCISE... 

At 7:38am on March 23, 2010, chris said…
WerNer; no harm in calling the Rotterdam promotor!!

At 5:45am on March 23, 2010, chris said…
Hello Werner

What do I hear about Pangang? Leaving panKultur??

Any news on coming to Rotterdam

At 4:18pm on February 6, 2010, Pan Times said…
Thanks Werner - this was great!!

At 5:52pm on February 16, 2009, Paul G. Ross said…
Hello Werner,

I listened to the performance of my tune "Pan Hip" by your group and thought they did a very good job. I'm glad they won first prize in the jazz competition. I hope you continue to have great success with your group.

Paul Ross



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