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Our Mission

The Network for Diversity in Concert Percussion is a collective of performers, educators, and businesses who serve as a resource for, and support to, aspiring professional percussionists from underrepresented and underserved communities* in an effort to improve equity, diversity, and inclusion in the concert percussion community.

*Including but not limited to Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, Latinx, Asian, Pacific Islander, Queer, women, and other communities that may be recognized by the NDCP 

WHAT WE DO

Connect with high quality instructors in your area

          Our Youth and Emerging Artist programs will utilize the collective resources of the concert percussion community to address equity, diversity, and inclusion in our field through advocacy and mentorship​, group and private instruction, equipment, and financial support. NDCP Youth and Emerging Artists will have direct access to the resources of the NDCP Professional Members.  In addition to these programs, our NDCP Guidance Counselor services are available to all underrepresented and underserved percussion students and their educators.

announcing 2021-2022

YOUTH ARTIST

grades 6-12

and

EMERGING ARTISTS

ages 18-25

NDCP Youth and Emerging Artists will receive direct access to a variety of services through the NDCP.

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BECOME A PROFESSIONAL 

NETWORK MEMBER

NDCP Professional Members are concert percussionists experienced in performing and teaching throughout the United States. Collectively, we will share our expertise and pull together the resources of our community to address equity, diversity, and inclusion in concert percussion.

Make a donation to the NDCP

The Network for Diversity in Concert Percussion is a registered Maryland nonprofit organization and an IRS-recognized

501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization to which donations are tax-deductible.