Class and Instrument Supplies List

All students in 6th-8th grade bands:

-Essential Elements Book (for instrument your child is playing):

Book 1 (yellow):  6th grade (new) and 7th grade (review).

Book 2 (red): 7th grade (new) and 8th grade (review)

Book 3 (teal): 8th grade (new)

-Composition notebook with 80 sheets (any color)

-3 ring binder with 10 protector sheets

 

Flute:

-cotton cloth and cleaning rod

 

Clarinet:

-3 working reeds: Beginning students strength 2 for first month than 2.5 for the rest of the year

7th and 8th grade: strength 3

-cotton swab, cork grease

 

Oboe/Bassoon:

-2 reeds, medium to medium soft

-reed case, and cotton swab

 

Saxophone:  

-3 working reeds: beginning students strength 2 for first month than 2.5 for the rest of the year

7th and 8th grade: strength 3 to 3.5

-cotton swab, cork grease

 

Trumpet/Baritone/ Tuba:

-Piston Valve Oil

-mouth piece brush, tuning slide grease, polishing cloth

 

French Horn:

-Rotary Valve Oil

-Tuning slide grease, soft rag

 

Trombone:

-Slide oil

-mouthpiece brush, small spray bottle for water, soft rag

 

Percussion:

-Pair Vic Firth SD- General Concert Snare Drum Sticks or equivalent

-Pair Vic Firth M133 Xylophone Mallets or equivalent

-Pair Mike Balter Medium Yarn Mallets or equivalent

-Mallet Bag

-or-

-Vic Firth EP2 Intermediate Education Pack Standard or equivalent

 

And        Peral Pk-900C Percussion Kit & Case with wheels standard (recommended for practice at home)