NCPA Educational Clinics
This season NCPA is busy working to bring high-quality clinicians and unique performances to our shows to foster percussion development around Northern California. The following clinics are currently planned for the 2016 season.
Jan 30 – Mountain House Show #1
Staff and Judge Clinic
At the conclusion of the competitive portion of the show, NCPA will host a forum with the judging panel for all instructors and staff. This will be a chance to learn more about performance trends and insights from the day’s performances and to hear high-level feedback from the judging panel.
Feb 20 – Dublin Show
Michael Mitchell, Jazz Percussionist
Michael Mitchell grew up behind the drums. A graduate of the Manhattan School of Music, Michael has taught in Bombay, at India’s True School of Music, as well as the Stanford Jazz Workshop. He will be performing and leading a discussion about ensemble cohesion in a percussion ensemble.
Mar 12 – American Canyon Show
Tahitian and Taiko Drum
NCPA will host a Tahitian and Taiko Drum ensemble from the local American Canyon community.