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The Cobb County School District has more than 40,000 students
enrolled in the music elective programs additionally each elementary student receives music instruction. The elective programs include
band, chorus, orchestra, general music, music appreciation, piano keyboarding, AP music theory, and guitar. Our instrumental and vocal
ensembles are seen and heard throughout the United States and worldwide. Recent accomplishments have included BOA Grand National
Marching Band Champions – Lassiter HS Band, 7th place at BOA Competition – Kennesaw Mt. HS Band, and multiples of tours to Japan,
Italy, Bahamas, England, and Germany.
Performing groups have been selected to appear at the Mid-West Band Clinic, the American Choral Director's Association Divisional Conference,
the Music Educator’s National Conference, the Georgia Music Educator’s Conference, the National Concert Band Festival, and numerous other events.
The Cobb County School District has been named as one of the "Best 100
Communities for Music in America" in 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010,
2011, and 2012.
CCSD also provides the Pebblebrook HS Center for the Performing Arts. This magnet performing arts school offers specialized instruction in voice,
drama, and dance. Students enrolled in the program receive a two-hour integrated performing arts block. Students are expected to present a recital
in their primary emphasis area and will also participate in repertory production involving all aspects of the performing arts. For more
information go to www.cccepa.com.
CCSD provides general music education for all students Kindergarten through fifth grade, as well as band, chorus, and orchestra instruction in
the sixth grade. In grades six through twelve a wide variety of music course offerings is available to meet the interest of students and their abilities.