Bak Middle School of the Arts, Directed by Eric Rucker
Bak Middle School of the Arts, located in Palm Beach County Florida, is celebrating its 20th year in existence. The 1,400 gifted students of Bak MSOA focus in the areas of Dance, Theater, Music- Band, Piano, Strings, Vocal, Visual and Communications arts.
The band program, under the direction of Jamie Groves, includes 130 students that participate in three performing concert ensembles, two jazz bands, brass and woodwind techniques class, and chamber The Bak Percussion studio is comprised of 6th, 7th and 8th grade from the school’s award winning band program.
Under the direction of Eric Rucker, the school’s percussion department has consistently received “Superior” ratings at district Solo and Ensemble events and have performed with many accomplished artists, including Thomas Burritt, Mark Ford, Nathan Daughtrey, and Ivan Trevino. We are humbled and grateful to perform for everyone at PASIC 2017!