BOSL/LUCELEC Give Youth a Rare Look into Music Industry

BOSL/LUCELEC Give Youth a Rare Look into Music Industry

As part of efforts to add even more value to their Platinum Sponsorship of the Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival, Bank of Saint Lucia and LUCELEC hosted a music industry masterclass for aspiring young musicians and those who dream to be part of the entertainment industry.

The event brought together headline acts and international recording artistes Romain Virgo and Voice as well as popular local entertainers and sound engineer Cory Raggie of The ABA Studio.

The students who came from Secondary Schools in districts 1 and 2 were provided with a platform to interact with seasoned professionals, while gaining knowledge about their musical journeys and some of the challenges these artistes faced along the way.

Mr. Romain Virgo, Jamaican reggae artist who performed at the opening of the Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival, commented, “It was truly inspiring to see the enthusiasm and talent of the young musicians who participated in this event. Music has the power to transform lives, and initiatives like these play a crucial role in nurturing the next generation of artistes.”

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Trinidadian soca star, Voice The Artiste added, “I was honored to be a part of this event and share my experiences with the students. It’s important for them to understand the dedication and hard work that goes into pursuing a career in music and most importantly, to never give up.”

Local artistes Sedale, Steffianne St Croix, and Jonelle also shared their insights and experiences, providing guidance to the students. Sound engineer Cory Raggie offered technical expertise and advice, highlighting the multifaceted nature of the music industry

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