The Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) is the largest percussion event in the world featuring over 120 concerts, clinics, master classes, labs, workshops, panels and presentations. Read about the history of PASIC, visit the PASIC archives and understand the PASIC artist selection process.
The finest artists from all over the world are invited to present and perform at PASIC. The program showcases all areas of percussion, including: drumset, marching, keyboard, symphonic, world, recreational, education, music technology, new music, and health & wellness.
The convention's International Drum and Percussion Expo is held annually with more than 120 exhibitors showcasing the latest in percussion instruments, gear, publications and services.
Our nationally recognized PASIC Marching Percussion Festival also takes place during the convention. This indoor festival includes competitions for individuals, small ensembles, marching and standstill.
The International Drum and Percussion Expo is the perfect place for companies and organizations to reach thousands of drummers and percussionists from around the world. Each year, more than 115 exhibitors showcase the latest instruments, music, technology, sticks, mallets, publications, educational materials and more to thousands of interested customers.
The Percussive Arts Society (PAS) is a music service organization promoting percussion education, research, performance and appreciation throughout the world.
The Percussive Arts Society is the world's largest percussion organization and is considered the central source for information and networking for percussionists and drummers of all ages. Established in 1961 as a non-profit, music service organization, our mission is to promote percussion education, research, performance and appreciation throughout the world.