This is home of the 1st Annual Kansas Steel Pan Workshop held at Bethel College in
North Newton, KS
June 21-24, 2018
The workshop location is Bethel College, 300 E. 27th, North Newton, KS 67117 in Memorial hall. The Dates of the event are Jun 21 to Jun 24th 2018.
Contact information: Brad Shores, 620-664-2484 cell, email@example.com
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, 2018. The enrollment is limited to 25 so don't delay your registration.. update: enrolled as of March 5: 15
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
Thursday June 21 Load in 4:00 pm, evening rehearsal 7-9 pm
Friday June 22 rehearsals and clinics 9:00 am to noon, 1:30 to 4 pm, enjoy your evening in Newton
Saturday June 23 same as Friday
Sunday June 24 11 am rehearsal touch up for concert, 1 pm lunch, prepare for concert concert at 3pm in mem hall
Detailed schedule: coming soon
We will have a performance on Sunday afternoon which will feature various groups and will be open to the public at Memorial Hall
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Registartion (Expires May 1, 2018) $200
Early Bird extra family member (Expires May 1, 2018) $100
Sheet music and tunes
The goal is to learn 7-8 songs for the concert on Sunday 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.
Song information and download:
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
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 resteraunts
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, Subay, Dominoes Pizza and several other places also.
Free downloadable music for solos & ensembles
Brad Shores Music