Percussion Ensemble offers students a well-rounded approach to learning percussion instruments in order to develop general musicianship. Students further their percussion technique and skills, playing a variety of percussion instruments including mallets, pitched and non-pitched percussion, and auxiliary instruments.
Winter Drumline is an audition-only ensemble consisting of marching percussion (battery) and a front ensemble (pit). The group rehearses outside of the regular school day. The La Quinta High School Winter Drumline competes throughout Southern California during second semester and has a strong history of superior drumlines.