Our Mission

The Cajon High School Instrumental Music Department is dedicated to providing outstanding experiences and opportunities to students of music while helping them grow into mature, responsible adults. This mission will be achieved through the cultivation of high expectations in both behavior and musical performance.


Our Goals

  • To provide a comprehensive knowledge of music through the performance, creation, and promotion of quality music.
  • To develop a life-long appreciation and love for music.
  • To provide an environment that promotes and encourages life-long learning and personal growth.
  • To create a community of students with a strong sense of loyalty and commitment to the welfare of peers.
  • To provide an opportunity for students to develop as disciplined, responsible, and mature adults.
  • To allow students to express themselves in an artistic manner through the medium of music.
  • To develop the musician in the student and the character and virtue in the student through music.

2018-2019 Course Offerings

  • Percussion (Semester 1: Fundamentals of Snare Drum/Mallets; Semester 2: Ensembles)
  • Orchestra 2 (Chamber Orchestra)
  • Jazz Band
  • Orchestra 1 (String Ensemble)
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Marching Band (8th Period)


  • Gold Star Regiment Marching Band and Colorguard
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Jazz Band
  • Pep Band
  • Cajon Symphony Orchestra
  • Chamber Orchestra
  • String Ensemble
  • Winter Guard