This performing ensemble has distinguished itself by being the first ensemble of its kind in the entire state of Louisiana to be invited to perform in the Music for All National Percussion Ensemble Festival held in Indianapolis. This group contains all percussionists at Lafayette High School. The emphasis is on rhythm and percussion technique. A wide range of percussion instruments will be studied. Marching Band is required. Only the finest percussionists are selected for the upper level bands. Upon completion of marching band, the focus is then turned to concert percussion. There is an occasional after school rehearsal scheduled.