All CSS students are welcome to become members of the Saints Steel Band [M/W/F 2:15-3:20]. We perform traditional T & T styles such as Soca and Calypso, as well as Jazz, Classical, and Popular styles while also engaging in community outreach and education.
Current Members: Laura Blasena, Mike Brannan, Patrick Foor, Katy Goerke, Jennifer Hakala, Nicole Hofeldt, Elizabeth Johnson, Zach Kusz, Denette Lynch (Community Member), Cassie Mraz, Brett Olsen, Harry Park, Matthew Randolph, Isaac Snow, Christian West, and Megan Wines.
Last May the Saints Steel Band embarked on a five-day Midwestern tour. In addition to stopping at Spooner High School in Wisconsin, the band performed at the National Underground Freedom Center in Cincinnati Ohio, and the Percussive Arts Society Rhythm Discovery Center in Indianapolis.
The ensemble has performed for Duluth Symphony Orchestra's School Spotlight series, in the Virginia Beach (VA) Panorama Festival & Competition (Silver Medal), Duluth Bayfront Reggae Festival, Bayfield (WI) Summer Mostly Thursdays Performance Arts Series, Minnesota Music Educators Conference, Minnesota MUSM Day of Percussion, MN and WI TRIO Conference, and a collaboration with the Miami University (OH) Steel Band.