CSA Biographies

Barry Mannette, steel pan

Barry Mannette (apprentice 2) began a master’s degree at NIU in fall 2011 and studies steelpan with Liam Teague. He has taught privately since 1998 and has been the music director and coordinator of a steel orchestra in his native Trinidad. He earned his bachelor of arts degree in music from the University of the West Indies. He has won many awards as a soloist and arranger at steelpan festivals around the world.