About the Program
The Chino Hills percussion program has quickly turned into one of the top percussion ensembles in the country. For the marching band season, the ensemble has earned nine state championships titles in the Western Bands Association for high percussion since the fall of 2007. For the indoor percussion program the ensemble has won the SCPA Gold medal in the World Class at the local level since 2010.
On the national level Chino Hills has been a world class finalist for 11 years, has medaled 9 times since 2009, has been in the top two from 2012-2018 and won the national title a total of 5 times in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2018! The percussion program has been under the direction of John Mapes and Jeremy Riley since the fall of 2005 and Ian Grom starting in the fall of 2009.