Arts, Culture, and Humanities

BD Performing Arts

Innovative Excellence

aka The Blue Devils

Concord, CA

Mission

Music and the performing arts connect youth with their culture through a common language crossing generational, social, and racial barriers. The activities that a young person pursues influence the type of person he or she becomes. The experience that comes with participation in a performing arts organization builds discipline, character, pride, and self-confidence at a crucial age and forms the springboard to even greater achievements in adulthood The BD Performing Arts programs permanently enrich the lives of young people through a commitment to youth development and performance excellence while providing enjoyment for our local community and audiences worldwide.

Ruling Year

1974

CEO

Mr. Shaun Gallant

Main Address

4065 Nelson Ave

Concord, CA 94520 USA

Keywords

Performing Arts. Drum & Bugle Corps. Wind Symphony. Music School. Winter Guards. Twirling. Education

EIN

94-2216542

 Number

2472559637

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Performing Arts (A60)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve New!

BD Performing Arts permanently enriches the lives of young people through a commitment to youth development and performance excellence, while providing enjoyment for our local community and audiences worldwide. Music and the performing arts connect youth with their culture through a common language crossing generational, social, and racial barriers. The activities that a young person pursues influences the type of person he or she becomes. The experience that comes with participation in a performing arts organization builds discipline, character, pride, and self-confidence at a crucial age and forms the springboard to even greater achievements in adulthood.

Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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The Blue Devil 'A' Corps

The Blue Devil "B" Corps

The Blue Devil "C" Corps

Diablo Wind Symphony

Special Needs Guard

Where we workNew!

Charting Impact

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

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What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have and haven't they accomplished so far?

To be the Global Leader and Innovator in youth development through music and performing arts.

BD Performing Arts use performing arts as a conduit for developing young leaders in this world. Our core values are the foundation of everything we do. Our Core Values represent what is important to us and directs everything we do in pursuit of our Vision and Mission. Innovative Excellence: We strive to achieve excellence through embracing innovation in every aspect of our programs, initiatives, services, products, and operations. Entrepreneurial: We approach all challenges and opportunities with an entrepreneurial spirit, thoughtfully taking risks to achieve our vision and mission. Student Focus: We have a relentless focus on students which results in enriching the lives of young people. Leadership: As an organization and as individuals, we promote, foster and recognize leadership as a key to achieving our mission. Global Citizenship: We embrace our role as global citizens by demonstrating social responsibility and ethical behavior across all our activities. Principles: We live by a set of Principles that guide our conduct and behavior.

BD Performing Arts carries our mission and vision through programs and education within the performing arts. We have proven to be an industry leader throughout the last 60 years. Permanently influencing thousands of youth people and helping them develop into entrepreneurial leaders and that influence everyone in their lives.

Measuring progress in human development can prove difficult but rewarding. BDPA is able to measure our progress through tracking the members that go through our program and watching their success as they growth into adults and become the leaders of tomorrow.

BDPA is constantly enhancing our culture and philosophy. Always looking for ways to do what we do better. BDPA continues to influence and development youth leaders throughout the world. BDPA is committed to innovative excellence in all things and will continue to strength the brand and push the limits of the performing arts activity to become global citizens.

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Financials

BD Performing Arts

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Operations

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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