About Us

The Northern California Percussion Alliance (NCPA) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization formed in 2010 by a group of local educators for the purpose of improving and increasing the performance opportunities for indoor percussion ensembles in the Northern California area.

NCPA Mission Statement

The mission of NCPA is to provide a competitive and educational performance outlet for Northern California indoor percussion ensembles, with a continual goal of enriching the lives of young performers. NCPA commits to delivering the best venues, hosts, adjudicators, clinicians, sponsors, and volunteers in tandem with contributing to this mission.

Download the 2023 NCPA Participant Handbook here.
Download the 2023 WGI Rulebook here.
Read about our 2023 competitive season here.
Read about all the great reasons why to attend an NCPA show here.

Board Members

Founding Members (2010-11)

  • Nate Bourg
  • Vince Oliver
  • Casey Brohard
  • Rob van Loben Sels
  • Patricia Hurtado
  • Dennis Aquilina