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Individual Levels

The Percussive Arts Society offers benefits to individuals of all ages, skill levels, and interests. Individual fees quoted below are yearly, based on anniversary date of joining PAS.

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vippass1VIP Pass ($55): As a VIP subscriber, you receive PAS and PASIC Scholarship opportunities, discounted PASIC registration, and have complete access to the resources of the PAS website. Our online resources include a digital archive of over 50 years of publications, complete PAS video and audio libraries, research databases, articles, and much more.


allaccesspass1All Access Pass ($105): The All Access Pass adds to your PASIC discount and the full resources of the PAS website by including print editions of Percussive Notes publication, which is printed 5 times a year (March, May, July, September, and November). International subscribers are responsible for an additional shipping fee.


seniornewAll Access Pass Senior ($67): The Senior Citizen discount is available to any individual who is 67 years of age or older. This special subscription rate is applied to the All Access Pass, which includes the mailed publications. (International subscribers are responsible for an additional shipping fee.)


friend1All Access Pass Friend ($200): For those individuals who wish to do more to help financially support the society, you can join as a Friend, which includes the All Access Pass and a complimentary membership for the Rhythm! Discovery Center. Your entire $200 fee is a tax-deductible donation, and you will have your name printed in each issue of Percussive Notes and on the PAS website.



 International Shipping Fees ($25)
 Charged to any All Access or Senior Citizen members outside US, Mexico and Canada.


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Group Membership

As a Group Member, you and your students will gain access to valuable information, resources, networking events, educational opportunities, and great discounts. Any School or Non-Profit Organization that serves students through 12th grade can benefit from a PAS Group Membership— all for the low price of $250 annually.

Each Group Membership comes with one (1) Percussive Notes subscription for the institution, one (1) individual All Access membership (a $105 value), and unlimited Backstage student memberships. For additional information, please contact Membership@pas.org.


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Backstage Pass Benefits (available to Group Memberships only):
Access to PAS and PASIC® scholarships and discounts, various contests and competitions, PAS.org resources, and the current issues of Percussive Notes and Rhythm! Scene™. 



Group Membership Benefits

Competitions & Scholarships
Group Members who wish to enter the High School or Middle School International Percussion Ensemble Competition (IPEC), World Percussion Ensemble Competition, High School Concert Chamber Percussion Ensemble Competition, or High School Marching Festival competitions at PASIC, will be able to register under a valid Group Membership, (competition application fees will still apply). In addition, students who are members through a Group Membership will have access to apply for PAS and PASIC Scholarships.

Publications
Percussive Notes, magazine
Rhythm! Scene, bimonthly digital magazine
Access to additional PAS print and media publications

PAS.ORG
Comprehensive Video Library from past PASIC clinics and concerts
Downloads of helpful audio, video and print materials
FUNdamentals lessons for use by both educators and students

Connections & Community
Access to PAS Board of Advisors, Directors, Chapter Officers, and Committee members through masterclass and mentorship opportunities
Local PAS Chapter membership for all students and teachers
Opportunity to become a Student Delegate and play a leadership role in local chapter

Discounts & Savings
Access to Student Discount prices for PASIC
Discounted admission price to Rhythm! Discovery Center
10% Discount on educational books, videos and DVDs at all Five-Star Drum Shops
Discount on instrument insurance from Clarion Insurance

Additional Options

AutoDraft
VIP, All Access, and Senior Citizen subscribers are eligible for AutoDraft payment, which will divide your subscription fees into a recurring fee over 12 months, plus a $1 convenience fee per month.

Individual Percussive Notes Issues ($20)
Purchase any individual copy of Percussive Notes. Shipping and handling charges may apply.

If you are a school, company, or organization interested in being a member of the Percussive Arts Society, click here to learn more about our Corporate Sponsorships

If you represent a library or subscription agency and are interested in receiving our publications, learn about our Library Subscriptions.

Individual Benefits

As a PAS subscriber, you’ll get access to valuable information, resources, networking events, educational opportunities and great discounts.

• 10% Discount on educational books, videos and DVDs at all Five-Star Drum Shops
Discounted rates on Auto Insurance, Home Insurance and Renters Insurance from Liberty Mutual
Discount on instrument insurance from Clarion Insurance
Preferred member rates on automobile rentals through Alamo and Hertz
Discounted admission price to Rhythm! Discovery Center

Research & Reference
Whether you are looking for practice aids, technique tips, music for your next contest or recital, information for a paper or report, or percussion music to listen to, you'll have access to some of the best resources. 

• Downloads of helpful audio, video and print materials
• Videos from past PASIC clinics and concerts
• Online access to PAS publications and archives
• Compositions, reviews, and performances databases

Publications
PAS publications are known as the central source for percussion news and in-depth articles that you won't find anywhere else. Your subscription at the VIP or All Access level means you have access to over 50 years of material. 

Percussive Notes, magazine
Rhythm! Scene, bimonthly digital magazine
Online Thesis/Dissertation Repository
• Percussive Notes Online Research Edition

Connections & Community
PAS Subscribers are part of a global network of drummers and percussionists with common interests. Whether you have questions to ask or information to share, the PAS community can help.

PAS Social Network
Local PAS Chapter activities
PASIC—the largest percussion gathering in the world
Online calendar of events

Education & Achievement
PAS gives you many opportunities to improve your skills, learn new techniques, participate in professional development workshops, and gain recognition. 

PASIC and Chapters clinics and master classes
FUNdamentals lessons for use by both educators and students
Scholarships / Grants: PAS awards more than $30,000 in financial aid each year
Competitions: solo, ensemble, marching percussion, composition
• Audition announcements and Job postings
• Summer Camps and Workshop information
• Leadership opportunities on the local and international level

Contact Us:

Percussive Arts Society
110 W. Washington Street Suite A
Indianapolis, IN 46204
T: 317.974.4488
F: 317.974.4499
E: percarts@pas.org
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