NIU Steel Drum Band Plays in Rockford


ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- The sounds of the Caribbean take over St. Mark Lutheran Church in Rockford on Sunday.

The Northern Illinois University Steel Drum Band played as part of the church's free 2013-2014 concert series. The band is made up of 35 undergraduate and graduate students, mostly steelpan and percussion majors. They play a variety of music including calypso, classical, funk, pop, and jazz. The NIU Steel Band is directed by Liam Teague and Clifford Alexis.

To read more on the band: http://www.niu.edu/Music/ensembles/steelband.shtml

For more on St. Mark Lutheran Church: http://stmarkrockford.com/


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