Indiana Percussion Association State Finals
As a Corporate Sponsor of IPA, Pearl continues to maintain its position as a leader in the marching percussion industry.
Pearl is proud to have many of the top WGI performing percussion ensembles in the world on its roster, including The Music City Mystique, Blue Knights Indoor, Gateway, Eastside Fury, United Percussion and Surround Sound.
"IPA has always been about providing educational music opportunities for Indiana's youth, and having the support of a world class instrument company like Pearl means that IPA and percussion education in Indiana just got a whole lot stronger!" Mike Scheiber, Chesterton High School, IPA Business Advisor
"Pearl's sponsorship will have a direct impact advancing percussion education for not only the students of our association but also the band program that serve them. It's a win win for music education." Steve Angel of Greenfield Central High School, IPA Treasurer
"IPA's new relationship with Pearl will ensure that Indiana's percussionists are rewarded for the hard work, dedication and achievement. This is a very exciting time for IPA students and directors." Josh Torres of Center Grove High School, IPA President-Elect
"This is a huge compliment to the history of percussion education in Indiana. Through the years Indiana has developed a tradition of excellence in percussion education. Pearl is helping to enrich this tradition and reward our students." Gary Rudolph, Ben Davis High School, IPA President
"It is always gratifying to be able to support youth and the art of music in such a positive way,” says Rudy Gowern, Marching Percussion Marketing & Product Manager. “IPA has such a strong belief in the continuation of Music Education that we felt it was necessary for us to get involved. I am also extremely proud to announce that Pearl will be presenting a financial scholarship to one student. This scholarship will be presented at IPA Championships. And we be voted upon by IPA Members, and the IPA Board of Directors”