ATTENTION...

BAND STUDENTS - All materials listed below are required for full and active participation.  Students should have these materials within one week of their enrollment into the program.


METHOD BOOKS

ALL WOODWIND / BRASS

  • Hal Leonard Intermediate Band Method **IMPORTANT NOTE - Horn students must purchase the Trumpet version of this book**
  • Foundations for Superior Performance - Warm-ups and Technique for Band  (by Richard Williams & Jeff King)

PERCUSSION

  • Alfred's Beginning Drum Method (Sandy Feldstein and Dave Black)
  • Developing Dexterity (Mitchell Peters)
  • Intermediate Snare Drum Studies (Mitchell Peters) - **Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble Students Only!
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MUSIC

The school provides the music that the ensembles use.  The student is responsible for it while he or she is using it.  No marks should be made on the music except those required for better playing of the music.  All marks should be made in pencil.  A replacement fee will be charged to students who lose, damage, or deface music.


SUPPLIES

 

ALL STUDENTS must provide the following materials for rehearsals and sectionals... 

FLUTE

  • Care Kit, Including...
    • Cleaning Rod
    • Cleaning Cloth
    • Polishing Cloth

OBOE

  • Care Kit, Including...
    • Cork Grease
    • Swab
  • Reed Case
  • Water Container
  • 4 "GOOD" reeds that are used throughout your practice routine
    • See your ensemble director for more information about quality Oboe reeds.

CLARINET/ BASS CLARINET

  • Care Kit, Including...
    • Cork Grease
    • Swab
  • Reed Case
  • Mouthpiece Cap
  • 4 "GOOD" reeds that are used throughout your practice routine
    • Mitchell Lurie, Vandoren (2.5, 3, 3.5, 4)

BASSOON

  • Care Kit, Including...
    • Cork Grease
    • Silk Swab
  • Reed Case
  • Seat Strap
  • 4 "GOOD" reeds that are used throughout your practice routine
    • See your ensemble director for more information about quality Bassoon reeds.

ALTO / TENOR SAXOPHONE

  • Care Kit, Including...
    • Cork Grease
    • Swab
  • Reed Case
  • Mouthpiece Cap
  • 4 "GOOD" reeds that are used throughout your practice routine
    • Hemke, Vandoren (2, 2.5, 3, 3.5)

BARITONE SAXOPHONE

  • Care Kit, Including...
    • Cork Grease
    • Swab
  • Reed Case
  • Mouthpiece Cap
  • 4 "GOOD" reeds that are used throughout your practice routine
    • La Voz, Vandoren (2, 2.5, 3, 3.5)

TRUMPET

  • Care Kit, Including...
    • Valve Oil
    • Slide Grease
    • Cleaning Snake
    • Mouthpiece Brush
    • Polishing Cloth

HORN

  • Care Kit, Including...
    • Rotor Oil
    • Slide Grease
    • Cleaning Snake
    • Mouthpiece Brush
    • Polishing Cloth

TROMBONE

  • Care Kit, Including...
    • Slide-O-Mix
    • Rotor Oil (for F-attachment instruments only)
    • Slide Grease
    • Cleaning Rod (with 4x4 Cotton Rag)
    • Cleaning Snake
    • Mouthpiece Brush
    • Polishing Cloth

EUPHONIUM

  • Care Kit, Including...
    • Valve Oil
    • Slide Grease
    • Cleaning Snake
    • Mouthpiece Brush
    • Polishing Cloth
  • Small Pillow / Pad (as necessary)

TUBA

  • Care Kit, including...
    • Valve Oil
    • SlideGrease
    • Cleaning Snake
    • Mouthpiece Brush
    • Polishing Cloth

PERCUSSION

  • Snare Sticks (Vic Firth - Tim Genis General)
  • Multi-Purpose Sticks (Vic Firth - SD12 Swizzle G)
  • Mallets - (Mike Balter Grandioso Unwound Soft Mallets)
  • Stick Bag (Vic Firth, or similar)
  • Drum Pad (Vic Firth - Slim Pad)
  • Students should have access to a Student Bell Kit (Mallet Instrument) at home to practice mallet technique.  This will not be used at school but will be required for home practice.  If you do not already own this, please see your ensemble director for more information.

All materials can be purchased at your local music store or online.

MUSIC STORES