2021 Percussive Arts Society International Convention

Welcome Percussionists and Music Educators!

Our team is looking forward to meeting you at this year’s in-person PASIC convention and serving your professional needs in any way we can. Ask us about the free resources we have for you when it comes to program planning, advocacy, funding and other teaching and professional development needs.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out — we are here for you and look forward to talking about your music program.

Meet the Yamaha Drums and Percussion Team

Yamaha Percussion TeamThe Percussive Arts Society International Convention gives us an opportunity to connect with all of you and to remind you that Yamaha is your partner in music education, not just through our great instruments and professional audio products but also with resources, support and professional development. We know how difficult this past year has been as we have navigated through these uncertain times, and we want to express our appreciation and gratitude for everyone involved in making this conference possible. We want to continue to hear about your programs and learn about you and your specific needs to see how Yamaha can partner with you to help.

Stop by our booth to say hello and check out our new layout. We’re eager to talk with you about your needs as a performer, an educator or member of the percussion community. 

If you need help or have additional questions, please feel free to reach out directly to us at percussion@yamaha.com. Sign up for the Yamaha Educator newsletter to access advocacy, professional development, information on instruments, resources, partnerships in education and more.

— Steven Fisher, Matthew Rudin, Joel Tetzlaff

Yamaha Performing Artist Clinics and Performances

Thursday, November 11

  • 9 a.m. — Jon Crabiel: Education FUNdamental (Room 205)
  • 10 a.m. — Frank Kumor: International Marimba Orchestra (Sagamore Ballroom)
  • 11 a.m. — Bill Shaltis: Peter Kogan Symphonic Clinic (Room 205)
  • 12 p.m. — Patrick Roulet: The Colgrass Project: Symphonic Clinic/Performance (Room 109)
  • 1 p.m. — Terry Longshore (Left Edge Collective); Joseph Van Hassel (University of North Carolina at Pembroke Percussion Ensemble): New Music Research Concert (Wabash Ballroom)
  • 3 p.m. — Alice Pan: New Music Research Concert (Wabash Ballroom)
  • 3 p.m. — John Riley: Drum Set Clinic/Performance (BR500)
  • 4 p.m. — Ben Wahlund, Lucas Bernier, Robert Chappell, Benjamin Charles, Orlando Cotto, Gwendolyn Dease, Dave Gerhart, Rebecca Kite, Ming-Hui Kuo, Michael Mixtacki, Naoko Takada, James Yakas: The Mile Marker Zero Project – New Solo Works for 4.3 Marimba: Keyboard Clinic/Performance (Room 105)
  • 5 p.m. — John Lane: New Music Research Concert (Wabash Ballroom)
  • 8 p.m. — Tommy Igoe: W.I.M Trio featuring Tommy Igoe (Sagamore Ballroom)

Friday, November 12

  • 9 a.m. — Don Johns: Colour of Music Festival Orchestra Percussion Section: Symphonic Showcase Concert (Room 205)
  • 1 p.m. — Douglas Walter: Keyboard Clinic/Performance (Room 105)
  • 3 p.m. — Juan Alamo: Keyboard Clinic/Performance (Room 109)
  • 4 p.m. — Oliver Molina: Northwestern State University Percussion Ensemble: Ensemble Showcase Concert
  • 5 p.m. — Tommy Igoe: Drum Set Clinic/Performance (BR500)

Saturday, November 13

  • 11 a.m. — Brady Harrison: Electronic/Technology Clinic/Performance (Room 109)
  • 12 p.m. — Dave Gerhart: Professional Development (Room 204)
  • 1 p.m. — Bluecoats Drum & Bugle Corps Percussion Section: Marching & Rudimental Clinic/Performance (Sagamore Ballroom)
  • 1 p.m. — Rusty Burge, Steve Houghton: BAHA Keyboard Showcase Concert (Wabash
  • Ballroom)
  • 2 p.m. — Matthew Geiger: Technology Clinic (Room 205)
  • 3 p.m. — Larnell Lewis: Drum Set Clinic/Performance (Room 105)
  • 4 p.m. — David Garibaldi: Drum Set Clinic/Performance (BR500)

For a complete list of clinics and performances, visit the PASIC Schedule.

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