Percussive Notes

Percussive Notes is the official journal of the Percussive Arts Society, exclusive to PAS Members. Published in February, April, June, August, October (PASIC® Preview Edition) and December in print and online, this publication is written for professional and student percussionists. Regular sections are devoted to drum set, marching percussion, world percussion, keyboard, symphonic percussion, education, technology, health and wellness, research, and reviews of the latest percussion literature and recordings.

Vol. 61, No. 1 - February 2023


February2023Cov_300px✎ Physical and Mental Health for Percussionists
✎ Hearing Health and Hearing Loss
✎ Mental and Physical Health Benefits of Qigong for Percussionists
✎ Preventing Injury at the Height of Technical Demand
✎ Kelsey Lee: Dealing with Clinical Depression
✎ Health Tips for University Students
✎ General Anxiety and Depression in Music
✎ Mindfulness on the Million Gig March
✎ Drumming with Dystonia: Part 2
✎ The Marching Fitness Revolution
✎ Tools and Strategies to Optimize Performance and Sustain Longevity
✎ Performance Anxiety: A Look into the brain and how it deals with stress
✎ Imposter Syndrome Among Percussionists
✎ Show Yourself That You Care
✎ Percussionists on the Run
✎ All About Stress
✎ Transform Your Health and Play Better with Evidence-Based Tools
✎ Confronting Writer’s Block for Composers

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Associate Editors

Drum Set: David Stanoch
Education: Aaron T. Smith
Health & Wellness: Dr. Stephen Workman
Interactive Drumming: Kim Brower
Keyboard: Gloria Yehilevsky
Marching/Rudimental: Kyle Forsthoff

Professional Development: Dr. Dan Piccolo
Research: Dr. Lisa Rogers and Dr. James Strain
Selected Reviews: 
Dr. Jason Colby Baker
Michael Rosen
Dr. Kurt Gartner
World Percussion: 
Dr. Shane Jones
Contact Information

Hillary Henry
Publications Production Manager

Rick Mattingly
Senior Editor

Dr. Paul Buyer
Editorial Director

Dr. Julie Hill
Editorial Director

Dr. Jason Baker
Associate Editor
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