Nick Petrella Wins PAS President's Industry Award


The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to note that Adjunct Assistant Professor of Percussion and Sabian Director of Education Nick Petrella is the 2014 recipient of the President's Industry Award from the Percussive Arts Society.

“The Percussive Arts Society works closely with the music industry and does an outstanding job of promoting percussion education and advocacy. I’m honored to receive the PAS 2014 President’s Industry Award," commented Dr. Petrella. Petrella is the first SABIAN recipient of the award since company founder Robert Zildjian won the award in 1996.

The award will be presented at the 2014 PASIC, Friday, November 21, 8:15 p.m., prior to the evening concert. Each year, PAS presents its President's Industry Award to recognize those individuals in the Percussion Industry that have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their field and outstanding support of the Society.


For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949