LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 21, 2021) — University of Kentucky School of Music's Director of Percussion Studies James Campbell has been named to the Percussive Arts Society (PAS) Hall of Fame. The 2021 PAS Hall of Fame class will be recognized at the upcoming Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) scheduled for Nov. 10-13. The Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame was established in 1972 to recognize the contributions of the most highly regarded leaders in percussion performance, education, research, scholarship, administration, composition and the industry. Inductees demonstrate the highest ideals and professional integrity to their profession to bring about significant events, substantive improvements in the world of percussion and the betterment of the profession through exemplary services or acts. Campbell's class also includes marimbist, percussionist, vocalist and composer Valerie Naranjo; composer, drummer, author, filmmaker and educator Layne Redmond; and conductor, composer and educator Garwood Whaley.