The NGHS Bands have a long tradition of excellence that has grown to include 280 students in a variety of ensembles. The program currently has 4 concert band classes and 2 percussion classes that meet each day on a traditional 7 period schedule (6 classes, one lunch period). Extra-curricular ensembles include the NGHS Bulldog Marching Band, NGHS Jazz Ensemble and the Bulldog Basketball Band. The band continues to be well represented in the GMEA All-State Bands and Orchestras as well as the GMEA District 13 Honor Bands and Honor Jazz Ensemble.
North Gwinnett is also very proud to have students who are members of the Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony, Atlanta Youth Symphony Orchestra, Gwinnett County Youth Symphony, and the Rialto Youth Jazz Orchestra.