Emerging Artist Program
There are five Emerging Artist positions available each year to percussionists who are Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, Latinx, Asian, Pacific Islander, Queer, and/or women ages 18-25. Emerging Artists will benefit from the knowledge, experiences, and resources of the Professional Members, and will have a role in the mentorship of Youth Artists. An application must be completed for consideration for admission.
What will Emerging Artists receive?
Two to four NDCP sessions per month (calendar of events is here).
Experience providing mentorship for Youth Artists.
Financial support will be available for music festivals, auditions, and conferences.
NDCP support in procuring and accessing concert percussion equipment and practice facilities as needed.
Emerging Artists positions are free.
Start date: November 1, 2021. End date: May 29, 2022.
Emerging Artists are encouraged to reapply for forthcoming years.
*as needed but not to replace current studies.
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How do I apply to be an Emerging Artist?
Applications, criteria, guidelines, and tips can be found here.
Note - applications for the 2021-2022 program have closed. Check back in the spring for next year's application!