About

Founded In 2009 De Onion Patch Crew infuses Bermudian culture with Caribbean Arts for educational and professional means.

De Onion Patch Crew connects Artists with events to create experiences.
Currently, De Onion Patch Crew provides steel pan lessons to all ages, Using styles from religious, R&B to Soca, Reggae, classical and top 40 hits.

 

 

About Paul Smith 
De Onion Patch Director

Paul Smith, Bermuda's most energetic, modern and inspired pannist.   Paul is passionate about revitalizing pan culture in Bermuda, honing his craft and sharing his talents with young people across the island. He has performed alongside talented Pannists from the Caribbean, Canada, London, Japan and is bringing all that he has learned to his fellow Bermudians.

Mr. Smith was introduced to international pannist, Earl LaPierre sr and his family in 2005, and Paul began to travel and study with the LaPierre family. Mr. Smith also performs for special events around the island.  It is Mr. Smith’s desire to create a pan community here in Bermuda, similar to those found in Toronto, Trinidad and the Cayman Islands. 

In 2009 Paul founded De Onion Patch Crew. 

De Onion Patch Crew infuses Bermudian culture with Caribbean Arts for educational and professional means.  De Onion Patch Crew connects Artists with events to create experiences.

Currently, De Onion Patch Crew provides steel pan lessons to all ages, Using styles from religious, R&B to Soca, Reggae, classical and top 40 hits.