Instrumental music instruction is provided for fifth through eighth grade students who are interested in developing their musical talents. Small group lessons are provided during the school day. Concert band, beginning band and jazz band rehearsals are held before or after school.

The performing groups participate in two regular concerts each year plus a variety of other performances, including IMEA Festival, Solo/Ensemble Contest, graduation and school assemblies. Music selections are drawn from a wide range of musical styles including classical, jazz, popular, folk and rock.