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Khandeya Sheppard Commemorates Trinidad and Tobago’s Diamond Jubilee of Independence

Headshot of  Khandeya SheppardKhandeya Sheppard, a member of Peabody’s LAUNCHPad team and Manager of Community Partnerships, is a steelpan musician with an active summer of performances. A native of Trinidad and Tobago, Sheppard celebrates Steelpan Month, Steelpan Day, Emancipation Day, and Independence Day every August. This summer she performed in three important events commemorating Trinidad and Tobago’s Diamond Jubilee of Independence:

August 4: Elite Pan Consortium, “PAN: Independence, Renaissance, and Beyond”
David Rubenstein Atrium at the Lincoln Center, NYC

August 28: Pan Masters Steel Orchestra at Pan, Brass & Jazz Music Festival
Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring, MD

August 30: Solo performance at the Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Washington, DC