The Trabuco Hills High School Percussion Ensemble is a 2017 Southern California Percussion Alliance Percussion Scholastic A Class Finalist. The Percussion Ensemble is under the direction of Robert Bowen (Caption Head) with assistance from Rudy Arzaga, Donovan Alanes, Erik Cao, Tyler Doan and Jackson Lai.
The major accomplishments of the Trabuco Hills High School Percussion Ensemble are listed in the Trabuco Hills High School Instrumental Music Program Resume: 1992-2018.
During the fall season, the Percussion Ensemble is part of the Thundering Mustangs Marching Unit. As such, these members are required to attend all marching unit events. During the fall season, rehearsals are typically Mondays from 12:15pm until 3:30pm, Tuesdays from 2:15pm until 4:30pm, Thursdays from 6:00pm until 9:00pm, Fridays from 2:15pm until 4:15pm (when there is no home football game that day) and Saturdays at varying times.
During the winter season, rehearsals are typically Mondays from 1:00pm until 3:30pm, Wednesdays from 2:15pm until 5:00pm and Fridays from 2:15pm until 5:00pm. In the Winter of 2018, the Percussion Ensemble started the season in the Percussion Scholastic A (PSA) class, but in early March 2018 was promoted to the Percussion Scholastic Open (PS0) class in the Southern California Percussion Alliance (SCPA) circuit. The Winter 2018 show is entitled "Say Something."