Found Sounds

Found Sounds is a versatile performing ensemble which can adapt to many different musical settings.  Whether its background music, a concert in the park, an in-school concert, workshop, or private lessons, we can do it.

 

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Steelbands

 

The steelpan, or steel drum, is the national instrument of Trinidad and Tobago. Discovered by accident in the 1930s this unique musical instrument has become one of the fastest growing musical styles in the world.  There are a many options ranging from soloist to quartet or larger.

The video above is from a recent quartet performance with Matt, Jeff Neitzke, Wil and Erynn Krebs at an event for the Shaker Heights Arts Council.   Found Sounds used to book under the name "7 Mile Isle."

Here are some audio samples of the different steelband options:

Classic Calypso - Found Sounds Steelpan Duo
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Classic Calypso - Found Sounds Steelband Trio
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Classic Calypso - Found Sounds Steelband Quartet
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Uptempo Soca - Found Sounds Steelpan Duo
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Uptempo Soca - Found Sounds Steelband Quartet
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Recycled Percussion

Strike, Shake, Scrape!

 

This percussion trio teaches audiences about the science of sound and how drumming from around the world can be performed on everyday, household objects.

 

Read about a recent performance here!

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