TWENTY MAKE IT TO PANOGRAMA 2022 SEMI


Eleven of the 20 pannists selected for the May 29 semi-final of PanoGrama 2022 will be representing Trinidad and Tobago. The other nine semi-finalists are representing USA, France, Canada, Antigua & Barbuda, St Lucia and Grenada.


The preliminary round of competition for this pan soloist competition was held on May 6-8. Held virtually, it was adjudicated by Grenada's Andy Chichester, Trinidadian Dr. Mia Gormandy-Benjamin and adjunct professor Victor Provost.



The preliminary round was won by US-based pannist David Yundi, followed by Canada's Gabriel Chartrand, Mathieu Borgne of France and T&T's Shaquille Forbes.


Yundi performed Lord Kitchener's "Pan in A Minor"; Chartrand played "Love in Porto Fino"; Borgne played "Happy"; and, Forbes' tune of choice was "Hips Don't Lie."

The final for PanoGrama 2022 is scheduled for Sunday, June 12, at 8 p.m.


SEMI-FINALISTS - PANOGRAMA 2022:

1. David Yundi (USA)

2. Gabriel Chartrand (Canada)

3. Mathieu Borgne (France)

3. Shaquille Forbes (T&T)

5. Hanif Goodridge (T&T)

6. Tevin Shockness (T&T)

7. Christopher Neale (T&T)

7. Malik Smith (Antigua & Barbuda)

9. Alexander Evans (Belize)

10. Jason Woodsley (T&T)

11. Aquila Pereira (T&T)

12. Deja Cain (T&T)

13. Jamel Cadette (T&T)

14. Olivier Wiren (France)

15. Emmanuel Joseph (T&T)

16. Marcus Prince (T&T)

17. Al Alexander (St Lucia)

18. Maurisha Potter (Antigua & Barbuda)

19. Simeon Superville (T&T)

20. Mikiel Smith (Grenada)



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