Sixth Grade Band supply list

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.


All students

  • Standard of Excellence, Book I
  • Folder for music book, handouts and pencil
  • Pencil
  • Folding music stand for home practice and festivals


Supplies for instruments



Cleaning rod and a large handkerchief


Clarinet and saxophone

Cork grease, cleaning swab, reed guard, five #2 reeds (neck strap-saxophone) (Keep at least 2 reeds in reed guard in case at all times.)


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 oil 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).

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