Showing posts from November, 2020

Neil Peart Inducted into the Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame

The Percussive Arts Society (PAS) has just announced the induction of Neil Peart into their Hall of Fame. The annoucement from the PAS website includes a seven-minute video as well as a moving tribute to Neil written by David Stanoch, a versatile drumset artist and educator of over thirty years. An excerpt from his tribute is below: Everyone knows 2020 is going down in history as the single most challenging year humankind as faced in modern history. Between the ravages of a worldwide pandemic threatening our families and livelihoods and the hopeful signs of long-needed change rising from another needless social tragedy, after too many years of looking the other way, our world is aligning to a reckoning of what truly matters—to our families and our shared community—with a new sense of urgency. Leadership and forward thinking are in much needed demand. In our corner of the world, as percussionists who strive to make a difference in expression through the musical arts, our year began

Neil Peart Drumset Scholarship Announced By Hudson Music

Hudson Music, the company behind Neil Peart's instructional videos Anatomy of a Drum Solo and Taking Center Stage have just announced the Neil Peart Drumset Scholarship . According to the post from their Facebook Page , applications for the scholarship will begin in March 2021 thru the Percussive Arts Society ( ). PAS will annually award four drummers the opportunity for online drumset lessons from well-known artists/educators. A brief promotional video, which can be viewed below or directly at this LINK was also released. We'll have more details on the scholarship as they become available.