|M. Geraldine Caesar
Associate Music Director
Metropolitan Symphony Steel Orchestra
|Metropolitan Symphony Steel Orchestra (MSSO), and pan player (cello pans), joins
the OMS faculty in February 1999. A practicing nurse, she is Masters graduate of the
University of Maryland in Nursing Administration. Mrs. Caesar has played pans since 1992,
and has served as the Associate Director since 1993. She has performed with the MSSO at
the Kennedy Center, at the National Cathedral, and on Capital Hill (Washington, D. C.) for
many government and federal agencies, in many states along the East Coast of the USA, in
Paris, and on the Radio and at the Doelen Center in Rotterdam, as well as at the 1996
General Conference Sessions in Utrecht, Holland.
Mrs. Caesar has
received Certificates 5-8 in Piano Performance for the Associated Board of the Royal
School of Music, and studied violin with Vernon Roach and was a member of the Roach
Orchestra for 5 years during high school and junior college in Trinidad. For many years,
she served as the director of the award winning Metropolitan Pathfinder and the Maracas
Pathfinder Clubs (the Boys and Girls Scout clubs of the SDA Church). She conducts the
Metropolitan Ladies Chorale (of Metropolitan Seventh-day Adventist Church) in a Maryland
suburb, and arranges much of the music for the MSSO.
All steel drum purchases and sales are made through Ottley Music.