The Bridgeport High School Department of Music offers a variety of educational arts programs. These programs are dedicated to providing the youth of our high school and community with the means to develop life skills, musical skills, performance skills, build character, teach responsibility and foster teamwork while cultivating the talents of tomorrow’s leaders.


This class is for percussion students in grades 9-12. Students will learn the different types of playing techniques for percussion instruments including marching, concert, and jazz percussion. Students will perform in Marching Band, Concert Band, and/or Symphonic Band. Members are expected to practice individually and in extra rehearsals or sectionals. Private instruction is highly encouraged. Rehearsals commence prior to the start of the school year. All students are expected to participate in all public performances; this is a course requirement.