Free downloadable music for solos & ensembles 

2019 Workshop video

Concert video

Workshop Highlights 

This is home of the 3rd Annual Kansas Steel Pan Workshop held at Bethel College in

North Newton, KS

​June 17-20, 2020

General Information

The workshop location is Bethel College, 300 E. 27th, North Newton, KS  67117 in Memorial hall.  The Dates of the event are Jun 17 to Jun 20th 2020.

Contact information:  Brad Shores, 620-664-2484 cell,

The closest airport is Wichita Eisenhower International and is approximately 25 minutes from the site.  The cost of the workshop is $250 per person and extra family members can come for only $125 per person.  The early bird registration cost is $200 for registration and $100 for extra family member and is due no later than May 1, 2020.  current enrollment is 20 as of Mar 13, 2020. The enrollment is limited to 25 so don't delay your registration.. 

Registration form:

You can fill out the forms and mail to me at Brad Shores, 228 Victoria court, Newton, KS  67114 or e mail

Workshop registration docx   click here

Workshop registration pdf     click here​


coming soon

Detailed schedule:   coming soon  


Brad Shores, Bethel college Instructor of Steel pan, Tropical Shores Productions  Brad's Bio


We will have a performance on Saturday afternoon which will feature various groups and will be open to the public at Memorial Hall

Pan Rental

There are a limited amount of pans available for rent at the cost of $25 for the workshop.  These pans include double seconds, D leads, and C leads as well as double guitars and 6 bass.  

Ways to pay for the workshop

1. Paypal--send the appropriate amount to or use buttons below

2. Check--send the check to Brad Shores, 228 Victoria Court, Newton, KS  67114

3.  Credit Card-call me at 6206642484 and I will help process for you.

​Full registration $250

Extra Family member $125

Early Bird registration (before may 1, 2020)

Early Bird registration for family members (before May 1, 2020)


Pan Rental

Sheet music and tunes

Download music and sheet music 

Tico Tico

It's Too Late 

Home on the Range

Sugar Bum bum 

The goal is to learn 7-8 songs for the concert on Saturday and the tunes will be available when you complete the registration (a link will be sent to you) by e mail.  The link will include play along tracks so get familiar with the tunes and pdf files of the songs.  

After your registration is received I will be sending music and tracks as they become available.


1. What will I learn?  New tunes, music theory, comping styles, scales, improvisational techniques, harmonization techniques

2.  What will I need to bring?  Bring your drum if you have one, rent one if there is one available (limited supply)

3.  What if I am a beginner? that is no problem, this workshop is designed to help people learn the pan, we can work with any level of student

4.  Where do I stay?  What about food?  there are many hotels in the Newton area and also many food providers.  Also, 3 meals will be provided for you at no charge.

Lodging: Days Inn, Holiday Inn express, Comfort Inn and Suites, America's best Inn (Hesston, 6 miles north)

Eats:  Mcdonald,s Wendy's, Sonic, Applebees, taco Bell, Billy Sims BBQ, Genova Italian Resteraunt (MY fav), Pizza Hut, Papa Johns, Arbys, China Wall, Brahms, back alley Pizza, Subway, Dominoes Pizza  and several  other places also.

What a great success the workshop was!  Thank you to all of the participants that made this 1st annual workshop to special!!