Khan Cordice - Antigua and Barbuda
Khan M T Cordice, born in the twin-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda, is a Steelpan musician, composer, and arranger. Over the years, Khan has attained many accolades in the music world and continues to climb the stairs of success, with great humility. These musical accolades range from solo and large Panorama competitions, to performances with many different ensembles in the Caribbean and the U.S. Khan has been afforded many opportunities to publically showcase his arranging skills which have yielded very positive results. In 2009, at 18 years old, Khan was noticed by many enthusiasts by becoming one of the youngest pan arrangers to win Antigua’s National Panorama, with his arrangement of Swallow’s Party in Space, for the Lime Hell’s Gate Steel Orchestra. Over the past five (5) years, Khan has arranged for many national competitions and holds four (4) panorama championships as arranger for Lime Hell’s Gate Steel Orchestra. Khan’s performance in Antigua, as steelpan musician awarded him a full steelpan/music scholarship by the Government of Antigua and Barbuda, the first of its kind. With this scholarship, he studied Musical Arts at the University of the West Indies Trinidad, St. Augustine Campus where he graduated top of his music class. With more good fortune, he was presented with a National Youth Award in cultural & performing arts. Khan is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Music at Northern Illinois University with hopes of achieving much more during his tenure at the institution. For further information please visit www.khancordice.com.