Percussion Plus Hammer Series steel pan class band pack

RRP £16,599.00
£12,083.33 ex. VAT
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  • *ALL pans now have a painted exterior, matching the cello and bass pans appearance*
  • 1x Painted lead pan with stand
  • 1x Painted double second pans with stand
  • 1x Painted triple cello pans with stand
  • 1x Painted six bass pans with rubber feet
  • Includes mallets for all pans, and a small selection of sheet music for the whole ensemble
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Introducing the Percussion Plus Hammer Series steel pan class band pack

Steel pans package deal

Get a huge discount when you order this ensemble starter pack. It contains all the instruments and accessories you'll need to form a steel pan orchestra including:

  • 1x Chrome lead pan with stand and mallets PP9100
  • 1x Chrome double second pans with stand and mallets PP9105
  • 1x Painted triple cello pans with stand and mallets PP9120
  • 1x Painted six bass pans with rubber feet and mallets PP9125
  • Small selection of sheet music arrangements for the whole band

All of these drums have been produced using the highest quality steel and so they are great value for money. They are sturdy, making them ideal for schools and they are great for orchestra’s, ensembles and music groups.

Please note: all pans now have a black powder coated exterior with a matte grey playing surface to match the cello and bass pans appearance.

More about the Hammer series steel pan range

Often incorrectly referred to as steel drums, the whole instruments vibrate to make their characteristic Caribbean sound which means they are properly classified as 'idiophones', the same family as cymbals.

Panyard have been manufacturing exceptional instruments since 1990 and the mid-range Percussion Plus Hammer Series contains the best quality affordable pans in the world.

Constructed in USA from specially made steel, they are then tuned and finished by experienced constructors. They are a great option for school as students are permitted to experiment using different playing techniques so they can experience the different methods in which the Hammer series drums can be played.

Some background information

Steel pans are relatively young instruments that have become phenomenally popular in recent years, particularly with school music departments and events organisers. They originated in Trinidad and Tobago in the 1930s and are traditionally recycled from 55 gallon chemical containers.

Both steel pans and steel drums refer to the same thing. Steel pan players will often use rolls, which are rapid fire playing of the same note many times to create a more continuous sound. This allows for stimulated playing of longer notes that maintain their strength rather than decaying such as a single hit would produce