Pearl Corporation

Pearl has been a well-known and respected name in the percussion field for many years. Pearl began in 1946, when Katsumi Yanagisawa began manufacturing music stands in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan, and they haven’t looked back since.

Today, Pearl is the world’s leader in the percussion industry, having won the 2004 Modern Drummer Award for “Most Innovative Acoustic Drum Company.” Pearl Corporate divisions include Drumset, Hardware, Marching Percussion, Concert and Adams percussion, and Pearl Percussion. All of these can be found on the web at Pearl’s artist roster reads like a “Who’s Who” of celebrated drummers and percussionists in all areas of music performance, and Pearl’s educational artist roster reinforces the company’s long-running commitment to education through clinics and performances across the nation.

Pearl is a proud Official Sponsor of Drum Corps International and Pearl/Adams percussion products are used exclusively by some of DCI’s top corps including the Santa Clara Vanguard, Boston Crusaders, Blue Knights, Spirit, Blue Stars, Troopers, Pioneer and Yamato among others.