Brad Shores Music
Free downloadable music for solos & ensembles
Solo Flyer An easy timpani solo involving 2 timpani.. Some sixteenth notes and rolls.
Kettle Corn A timpani solo that is medium level. Three timpani needed
Fiery and playable for younger and intermediate student
Stickplay -Middle school and easy high school
T.C.'s Dance- T.C.'s Dance is a grade 2+ Field Drum solo that uses changes in time signature and tempo while retaining a rudimental style.
Alpha One- Alpha One is a drumset solo using the standard four piece set. It's a fun grade 2+ solo showcasing different grooves and styles.
Sticky Business- Middle School and easy high school
Just North of Here- A marimba solo that introduces 3 mallets
Flicker Sticks- middle school drum solo
Bringing Heat- middle school snare drum solo
Pass in Review -Medium easy for HS
Elements -An easy entrance to a 4 mallet marimba solo
Turbo Boost- medium easy for middle school snare drum
Thunder Drummer - medium easy for middle school or advanced 6th
You'r on a Roll, So Buzz Off! -A Fun new Snare solo by Kurtis Koch (good for HS)
Bella's Walk- Kurtis'Koch cool marimba solo
Flam-Boyant- An excellent snare drum solo by Kurtis Koch
Tee Time -A snare drum solo with back sticking and diddles, grade 3ish
General Lee-a new snare drum solo from Kurtis Koch, dedicated to Bob Lee great for High School snare drummer
Warning High Velocity-A very challenging snare drum solo from Kurtis Koch
Stick Wars- A snare drum solo that will have audiences on the "rim" of their seats
Developmental Snare Studies -Exercises designed to help beg. or intermediate snare drummers obtain an approach to warming up and developing the snare drum rollTest Solo
We To Contest Snare Drum solo grade 2 1/2. Usage of Drags and rim playing.
The Long and Short of It A contest solo for snare drum grade level 2.
Give a Flam "Give A Flam is a grade 2 snare solo by American born German composer Gustav Von Trommel (aka Kurtis Koch) The solo is in 6/8 time and, you guessed it, features the Flam.
Waltz for Marimba “Waltz for Marimba is a grade 2 1/2 work for three medium yarn marimba mallets.”
"Amazons is a medium grade solo work for three timpani using the pitches low G, mid-range D, and high F.
I chose these notes because of the sound quality it gave to portray a mental and audio image of Amazon warriors.
Start out using medium felt mallets and then switch to hard felt mallets at the caesura to articulate the final closure of the piece."