Neil Peart's Wife And Daughter Accept 'Lifetime Achievement Award' On His Behalf At PASIC
Neil Peart was posthumously honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from Percussive Arts Society (PAS) at this year's Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) in Indianapolis on Thursday, November 11.
Peart's wife Carrie Nuttall and daughter Olivia accepted the award on his behalf at the event, where they were joined by Chris Stankee, global director of artist relations for Sabian cymbals.
Now in its 60th year, the Percussive Arts Society (PAS) is the world's largest percussion organization and is considered the central source for information and networking for percussionists and drummers of all ages. Established in 1961 as a non-profit, music service organization, PAS works to fulfill its mission to inspire, educate, and support percussionists and drummers throughout the world.
The Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) is the world's premier drum and percussion festival and the largest of its kind. Featuring over 100 concerts, clinics, master classes, labs, workshops, panels, and presentations given by the finest artists and educators from all over the world, PASIC 2021 is showcasing all areas of percussion — drum set, marching, keyboard, symphonic, world, recreational, education, music technology, new music, and health and wellness. The convention's International Drum and Percussion Expo annually hosts more than 100 brands showcasing the latest in drum and percussion instruments, gear, publications, and services.