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Welcome to the Pennsylvania Chapter of the
Percussive Arts Society

Join us for the Day of Percussion 2016!!!!

2016 Pennsylvania PAS Day of Percussion

Saturday, April 23, 2016
Millersville University Winter Center

Friday April, 22, 2016 - Pre Day of Percussion  Concert 

Various artists and Ensembles performing 

concert program TBD

Millersville University Winter Center


We are currently working on the Artist lists for the day ! 

Confirmed  KEVIN BOBO, marimba artist

preview some of his virtuosity here:



Daytime clinics and performances: $15 PAS members (card required at check-in), $20 non-members

Evening Gala Concert: $10 general admission

Winter Center
Millersville University
60 West Cottage Ave
Millersville, PA 17551

Campus map:

For information call 717-871-4700 or email

Westfield Inn -
15 min from campus

Lancaster Amish Country Travelodge 
10 min from campus

Days Inn & Suites Lancaster
20 min from campus

Heritage Hotel
15 min from from campus 


IUP Percussion Alums elected to PAS Board of Directors

Two IUP Percussion Alums have recently been elected to the Percussive Arts Society Board of Directors.  They are Dr. Brian West, who graduated from IUP in 1994 with a Master of Arts in Percussion Performance and also served as the Graduate Assistant in Percussion from 1992-1994.  Brian is currently Professor of Percussion & Coordinator of Percussion Studies in the School of Music at Texas Christian University.

Jim Catalano graduated from IUP in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education and currently serves as the Percussion Business Manager for Ludwig-Musser Drums and Percussion.


The above photo was taken at the 2014 Percussive Arts Society International Convention: 
(left to right) are Jim Catalano, Gary Olmstead (IUP Percussion Professor Emeritus), and Brian West.

If you are a percussion teacher/educator, please take advantage of this opportunity!
Joel Rothman invites all drum/percussion teachers to email him, and he will list you as a teacher on his website without charge.
Simply email:
You can view Joel's profile and all of his close to 100 publications on his website at

Scenes from the Day of Percussion 2015

Scenes from the Day of Percussion 2014.

Check out the Percussive Arts Society's youtube page!