Skip to main content
side-by-side photos of two drummers

2023 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 and Artist Relations team

The 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 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 Sign up for the Yamaha Educator newsletter to access advocacy, professional development, information on instruments, resources, partnerships in education and more.

— Jeff Shipley, Joel Tetzlaff, Matthew Rudin, Angela Garay,

Jalissa Gascho, Greg Crane, John Wittmann, Dave Gerhart

Yamaha In-Booth Activities

Visit booth #1301 for a chance to meet and interact with some of your favorite Yamaha musicians!

Thursday, November 9

    Friday, November 10

    • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. — Yamaha Artist Hour
    • 1 – 2 p.m. — Celebrate with The Cavaliers

    Saturday, November 11

    • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. — Yamaha Artist Hour

    Yamaha Performing Artist Clinics and Performances

    Thursday, November 9

      Friday, November 10

      • 11 – 11:50 a.m. — CORY HILLS: SplatBoomBang! presents Percussive Storytelling / Interactive Drumming Clinic / Performance (Room 209)
      • 1 – 1:50 p.m. — MATT CHAMBERLAIN: Drumset Clinic / Performance (500 Ballroom)
      • 2 – 2:50 p.m. — ANDERS ELTEN: Reumert / Elten Percussion Duo (Wabash Ballroom)
      • 4 – 4:50 p.m. — MARIA FINKELMEIER: Fund Your Career: A No-Nonsense Guide to Getting the Grants You Want / Grant Panel Discussion (Room 201)

      Saturday, November 11

      Virtual PASIC,  December 4

      • 4 p.m. — NORM WEINBERG: The Art of Touch: How to Train It and Apply It to Your Playing/ Clinic 

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

        Product Showcases