Changes for Fall, 2020:
We are limiting the number of beginning instruments to the following: flute, clarinet, trumpet, baritone, trombone.
If you already have a different instrument, we will do our best to accommodate this.
All festivals and school concerts are suspended until further notice.
The following supplies can be purchased at a number of local music stores. Look under “Music Stores” online or in the phone book yellow pages for a list of stores.
- Standard of Excellence, Book I
- Folder for music book, handouts and pencil
- Folding music stand for home practice and festivals
Supplies for Instruments
Cleaning rod and lint-free cloth / handkerchief.
Clarinet and Saxophone
Cork grease, cleaning swab, reed guard, at least five #2.5 reeds, neck strap (saxophone only).
Trumpet and Cornet
Valve oil and tuning slide grease to be kept in case, and a mouthpiece brush and cleaning cable brush (“snake”) for home
Same as trumpet except get rotary valve oil
Baritone and Tuba
Same as trumpet. Be sure to get the bass clef book for baritone.
Same as trumpet except get Slide-O-Mix and a small spray bottle instead of valve oil.
"Percussion kit" (set of bells with mallets, practice pad, one pair 2B drumsticks (Students may get a real snare drum instead of a practice pad, but real drums are LOUD.) Be sure to get the "combination" Standard of Excellence band book (includes mallet and drum parts).