40 Rudiments. Drum Set. Keyboard

Come test your percussion knowledge this year at PASIC. Sessions will cover the 40 rudiments, various drum set styles, and keyboard sight-reading. Become certified by PAS by participating in interactive training sessions with top percussion educators.

When and Where?

All Training Sessions will take place outside of the Expo Hall at the following times:

Rudiment Training

Thursday, November 14
12 PM – 2 PM

Saturday, November 16
12 PM – 2 PM

Drum Set Training

Thursday, November 14
9 AM – 11 AM

Friday, November 15
2 PM – 3 PM
4 PM – 5 PM

Keyboard Training

Friday, November 15
12 PM – 2 PM

Saturday, November 16
10 AM – 12 PM

Rudiment Training Certification Levels

Bronze: Double Stroke and Single Stroke Roll (Open-Closed-Open) played with excellent fluidity, sound quality, and technique. Correctly identify and perform 0–4 PAS Rudiments requested by the evaluator from each rudiment category (rolls, diddles, flams, drags) at a specified tempo range.

Silver: Double Stroke and Single Stroke Roll (Open-Closed-Open) played with excellent fluidity, sound quality, and technique. Correctly identify and perform 5–7 PAS Rudiments requested by the evaluator from each rudiment category (rolls, diddles, flams, drags) at a specified tempo range.

Gold: Double Stroke and Single Stroke Roll (Open-Closed-Open) played with excellent fluidity, sound quality, and technique. Correctly identify and perform 8 PAS Rudiments requested by the evaluator from each rudiment category (rolls, diddles, flams, drags) at a specified tempo range.

Brush up on your rudiments by downloading them on PAS.org for free!

DOWNLOAD HERE

Drum Set Training Certification Levels

Bronze: 2 to 3 Fundamental Level beats from each of the Afro-Cuban/Brazilian, Jazz, and Rock/Funk categories at a tempo specified by the evaluator.

Silver: 2 to 4 Fundamental to Intermediate Level beats from each of the Afro-Cuban/Brazilian, Jazz, Rock/Funk, and World categories at a tempo specified by the evaluator.

Gold: 4 Intermediate to Advanced Level beats from each of the Afro-Cuban/Brazilian, Jazz, Rock/Funk, and World categories at a tempo specified by the evaluator.

Brush up on your beats by downloading them below!

DOWNLOAD HERE

Keyboard Training Certification Levels

Bronze: 2-3 correct recognition of notes on the staff, successful sight-reading of 1-2 examples with a focus on note and rhythmic accuracy.

Silver: 4-5 correct recognition of notes on the staff, successful sight-reading of 2-3 examples with a focus on note and rhythmic accuracy with musicality and expression.

Gold: 6-7 correct recognition of notes on the staff, successful sight-reading of 4-5 examples with a focus on note and rhythmic accuracy with musicality and expression.

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