ENSEMBLES – Indoor Winter Percussion


The Ayala music program is comprised of 12 ensembles:
Marching Band, Indoor Winter Percussion, Concert Percussion, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Chamber Orchestra, String Orchestra, Colorguard, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Band, and Jazz Combos. This breadth of offerings provides opportunities for any student interested in music at Ruben S. Ayala High School.
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Indoor Winter Percussion

Marching Drumline, also known as the Percussion ensemble, is considered one of the leading high school drumlines in the nation. Under the leadership of Ike Jackson, the marching drumline has achieved unparalleled success at the World Guard International (WGI) competitions, including:

A two-time gold medalist in both Marching and Concert in the same year – the only school to achieve this accolade
(2010 & 2016)


Thirty-one appearances in finals – concert & marching combined – more than any other school in WGI history


A medal in every scholastic class offered by WGI at World Championships (PSA, PSO, PSCO, PSW, PSCW – Ayala is the only school to achieve this feat)

Ten World Championship titles
(PSA, PSCW, PSCW, PSCW, PSCW, PSW, PSCW, PSCW, PSCW, PSW)


Nineteen World Championship medals
(10 gold, 5 silver, 4 bronze)


The third highest World Class score ever earned (2009, PSCW)


HARD WORK PAYS OFF


Two-Time Gold Medalists
2010 & 2016 Winter Guard International Percussion Championships
Three-Time Grand Champions
Western Band Association Championships
Ten-Time Gold Medalists
Winter Guard International Championships
Two-Time Finalists
Bands of America Grand National Championships


Eleven-Time Bands of America Western Regional Champions