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Mission Statement

Mission To inspire, educate, and support percussionists and drummers throughout the world. Vision To be the global leader in percussion and drumming by providing unparalleled and interactive resources and experiences in percussion education, performance, and research. Values Innovation: Cultivating, encouraging, and embracing opportunities that foster the advancement and diversification of music and people. Education: Exemplifying high standards and sharing resources for percussion teaching, performing, pedagogy, and research. Outreach: Inspiring current and future generations by providing the opportunity to experience music making and music appreciation. Relationships: Promoting friendships and camaraderie amongst percussionists, drummers, and the music industry, while building bonds with our local and global communities. Preservation: Ensuring the historical integrity of our art form and our organization.


The Percussive Arts Society is a music service organization promoting percussion education, research, performance and appreciation throughout the world. We offer students and professionals opportunities to grow artistically and professionally. Students can have a music industry experience through the PAS Internship program or apply to receive a PAS scholarship or grant. Professionals can create new percussion programs or gain recognition through PAS grants and contests. Many individuals have significantly impacted the world of percussion through the Percussive Arts Society and they are recognized in our Hall of Fame and Awards pages.


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