Archive for the ‘PITS’ Category

Percussion Marketing Council Receives NAMM Foundation Grant to Support Percussion In The Schools and Roots of Rhythm Programs

Aug 31 2011

CLEVELAND, OH (June 30, 2011)—The Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) recently announced that the organization was one of 35 recipients nationwide to receive a NAMM Foundation 2011-2012 program grant. The PMC's "PERCUSSION! The Rhythm of Life Through Making Music" funding will help the further development and growth of the organization's current Percussion In The Schools and Roots of Rhythm Programs. Percussion In The Schools is an educational in-school performance program ...


PMC Announces Percussion In The Schools 2011 Dealer Promotion with International Celebrity Drummer Keith Carlock

Aug 01 2011

The Percussion Marketing Council (PMC), in conjunction with internationally recognized drummer Keith Carlock, announced its Percussion In The Schools (PITS) Dealer program for 2011. Building on the success of the 2010 “Win Chad Smith” campaign, PMC is following up this year by inviting NAMM retail music dealers to nominate a school district for hosting a Keith Carlock all-school percussion concert assembly. The all-school general assembly concert program is targeted to ...


Winning School Announced for Percussion in the Schools National Guest Concert Appearance

Jun 28 2011

[caption id="attachment_362" align="alignright" width="333" caption=" L-to-R: Milton Barney Music Director; Vincent Nemeth, Owner, U-Rock Music Cente"][/caption] The Executive Committee completed its review and evaluation inMay of hundreds of school nominations sentin by music retailers since the launch of the nomination process at the January Anaheim NAMM Convention. Early June marked the announcement that the Peters Township High School of McMurray, PA won the national Chad ...


Percussion in the Schools provides record-breaking student impact

Jun 23 2011

2010 marked an unprecedented success and impact for the four- year-old in-school student assembly program. National attention to the PMC in-school programs was spotlighted by the Celebrity Concert in November. Twelve months of tireless efforts by the PMC authorized facilitators going into schools throughout the U.S. produced results and statistics that support the positive impact the PMC program is having. Reviewing the following analysis demonstrates this PMC program as ...