The percussion studio at Gulf Coast is open to all students with director permission. The group is comprised of students who participate in marching band, are assigned to concert bands, and focus on percussion ensemble literature. This class will concentrate on developing playing skills on all percussion instruments including rhythmic proficiency, technical ability, and preparation and performance of fine concert band literature and percussion ensemble literature. This ensemble will perform on several concert programs and in concert festivals including for the FBA District and State Concert MPA and the FBA District and State Solo and Ensemble MPA. There will be out-of-school time required for rehearsals and performances.