Phantom Regiment Percussion Presents Clinic At PASIC 2008
The Percussive Arts Society is pleased to announce the addition of a clinic by the Phantom Regiment Percussion Section at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) this year in Austin, Texas. Under the direction of PAS Marching Percussion Committee member Paul Rennick, the percussion section received their second Fred Sanford High Percussion Award in three years and led the corps to winning this year’s DCI World Championships title. Their clinic will focus around their winning program and is scheduled for Saturday, November 7 at 4:00pm.
PASIC is the world’s largest and most prestigious drum and percussion gathering that features more than 130 events on 13 stages with the leading artists from around the world in the percussion community. Session topics span a variety of areas including drumset, symphonic, marching, recreational, world and keyboard percussion. More than 7,000 drummers and percussionists will gather for the world’s premier drum and percussion event at the Austin Convention Center and Hilton Hotel from November 5 – 8, 2008.
Other Marching Percussion Events at PASIC
PASIC attendees will be treated to a number of educational clinics and performances by some of the leading names in the marching world. The following marching percussion artists are scheduled to present at PASIC: Nick Angelis, Dominick Cuccia and the Not-So-Traditional Players, Colin McNutt with Murray Gusseck featuring the University of Massachusetts and Santa Clara Vanguard tenor sections, and The United States Military Academy Band West Point “Hellcats” with guest Marty Hurley. Additionally, the PAS Marching Percussion Committee is hosting a panel discussion titled Virtual Masters Part II: The Front Ensemble.
Percussive Arts Society Marching Percussion Festival
High school and college students have the opportunity to compete as individuals or ensembles in the PAS Marching Percussion Festival that runs in conjunction with PASIC. This annual competition will take place on November 6 and 7 at the Austin Convention Center. The festival features a competition of high school and collegiate drumlines and solo performers vying for top honors in this nationally recognized festival. Registrations are available at www.pasic.org.
Attending PASIC 2008
Registration for PASIC 2008 is available online at www.pasic.org or by calling (800) 540-9030. Early registration pricing is available through Friday, September 26; on-site registration is also available.
For more information about the Percussive Arts Society or PASIC, visit its web site at www.pasic.org or call (317) 974-4488.