There are many ways to support NCMC...
Contribute to NCMC's annual fund.
Tuition revenue only covers about 78% of NCMC's annual operating expenses. It takes the financial support of foundations, local businesses, and individual members of the community to keep our doors open, our tuition rates reasonable, and our scholarship program viable. Approximately one in seven students who attend NCMC require financial aid from our scholarship program to do so. To date, no qualifying applicant has ever been denied financial aid. Thank you for believing in our mission and for making music education accessible to all.
Are you a business owner/manager? Be an event sponsor.
NCMC organizes several high-profile events each year, including:
• Springfest – an all-day event in May featuring hundreds of NCMC students and teachers performing for the public at sites along Main Street in downtown Northampton.
• Musical Feast – NCMC's signature banquet held each fall, celebrating the music and cuisine of a particular region of the world.
• Holiday Choral Festival – an event showcasing a variety of choruses and vocal ensembles from around the Pioneer Valley in celebration of the holiday season.
• House Concerts – elegant limited-seating concerts featuring renowned local musicians at distinctive historical homes around greater Northampton.
Sponsorships are tax-deductible, and help raise your business' standing with the local arts community. Contact Executive Director Jason Trotta at (413) 585-0001 for more information.
Please support local businesses!! But…. if you do shop with Amazon, you can use Amazon Smile and have 0.5% of your purchase donated to NCMC.