Resource Library

Welcome to the PAS Resource Library!

Browse recordings, videos, publications, articles, and research databases
spanning all genres of percussion.

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Video Library

Relive your favorite concerts, clinics, and master classes from PASIC each year and browse additional video content!

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Specialties

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Education

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Browse valuable career and professional development articles for percussionists. Whether you are a private drum instructor, military musician, composer, or freelancer, PAS has the resources to keep you ahead of the curve.


Browse valuable articles on percussion compositions and publishing, including past PAS Composition Contest winners.


Each year at PASIC, several "FUNdamentals" clinics geared towards beginning percussionists and band/orchestra directors are presented. Browse select handouts available as downloadable PDFs.


Learn the HOTLicks! These diverse exercises can be used as technique builders and warmups, contributed by prominent players and teachers to PAS Publications.


Geared towards the professional educator, browse select articles on percussion pedagogy.


Access select articles from archived PAS Publications that include sheet music, PDFs, and audio downloads.



Research

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Read over 180 thesis and dissertation papers submitted by graduates who have completed advanced degrees in percussion and related fields.


Browse percussion research documents dating back from the 1900s! Each document listed was written in fulfillment of degree requirements from a higher educational institution.


Search percussion resources found in Programs, Reviews and the Siwe Guide to Solo and Ensemble Percussion Literature in this comprehensive research tool.


The Percussive Notes Online Research Edition is an annual online publication that aims to promote advanced research and expand academic perspectives on a broad array of topics in percussion.



Read documents on Japanese marimba works and history, written and compiled by Japanese marimbist Mutsuko Fujii and the Senzoku Marimba Research Group.


The Gerhardt Marimba Xylophone Collection was acquired over many years by Edwin L. Gerhardt. The archives include reference books, music instrument catalogs, scores, methods books and more.


In partnership with NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants), watch interviews of 50 legendary percussionists and educators spanning 50 years.


Read through a selection of PAS published articles that have been translated to Spanish and other languages.

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