Hamburg Percussion is happy to announce that it is now a member of the Percussive Arts Society! PAS's mission aligns with many of our goals locally. PAS has a vision to be the global leader in percussion and drumming by providing unparalleled and interactive resources and experiences in percussion education, performance, and research. Now in its 53rd year, the Percussive Arts Society (PAS) is a non-profit, music-service organization whose mission is to promote percussion education, research, performance and appreciation throughout the world. Today, the society is almost 7,000 members strong, with 50 chapters located across the United States and an additional 28 chapters outside the U.S.