• Band Supply List All Grades

     

    Materials needed for class every day:

    • 1” 3 Ring View Finder Binder
    • 25 Clear Sheet Protects
    • Set of Highlighters
    • Pencil
    • 20 sheets of notebook paper
    • Grade specific method books

                                        

    Required materials for your instrument:

    • Brass-mouthpiece and valve oil
    • Woodwinds-2-3 good reeds and your cleaning swab
    • Percussion-stick bag with the appropriate sticks and mallets

     

    Suggested materials:

    • A computer or smart device (for recording practice minutes or a playing exam)
    • Metronome
    • Tuner

    WOODWIND SUPPLIES

    • Flute: Instrument swab, polishing cloth. 
    • Oboe: Instrument swab, polishing cloth, Medium oboe reed. Marlin Lesher is the preferred brand for oboe reeds, but Jones is acceptable for beginners.

     *It is very important that the student is extremely careful with the tip of the reed as it is prone to breakage.

    • Bassoon: Instrument swab, polishing cloth, Medium bassoon reed. Marlin Lesher is the preferred brand for bassoon reeds, but Jones is acceptable for beginners.

          *It is very important that the student is extremely careful with the tip of the reed as it is prone to breakage.

    Clarinet: Instrument swab, polishing cloth, 2.5 Bb Clarinet Reeds (Vandoren brand is best, but Rico is fine for beginners). Students should move to size 3 after first year of playing. Clarinet cleaning swab, polishing cloth, cleaning brushes. Do not use oil on woodwind instruments. Leave that for the maintenance professionals at the store.

          *It is very important that the student is extremely careful with the tip of the reed as it is prone to breakage.

    • Bass Clarinet: Instrument swab, polishing cloth, 2.5 Bb Bass Clarinet Reeds (Vandoren brand is best, but Rico is fine for beginners).

          *It is very important that the student is extremely careful with the tip of the reed as it is prone to breakage.

    • Alto Saxophone: Instrument swab, polishing cloth, 2.5 Eb Alto Sax Reeds (Vandoren brand is best, but Rico is fine for beginners). Students should move to size 3 after first year of playing.

          *It is very important that the student is extremely careful with the tip of the reed as it is prone to breakage.

    • Tenor Saxophone: Instrument swab, polishing cloth, 2.5 Bb Tenor Sax Reeds (Vandoren brand is best, but Rico is fine for beginners).

          *It is very important that the student is extremely careful with the tip of the reed as it is prone to breakage.

    • Bari Saxophone: Instrument swab, polishing cloth, 2.5 Eb Bari Sax Reeds (Vandoren brand is best, but Rico is fine for beginners)

          *It is very important that the student is extremely careful with the tip of the reed as it is prone to breakage.

    BRASS SUPPLIES

    PERCUSSION SUPPLIES

    All of the following supplies are MANDATORY for ALL percussionists:

    1. School Percussion Maintenance Fee (paid through band dues to school)

    2. Percussion Stick Pack (available online click here)

    Package offers the necessary percussion tools for the beginner, intermediate, and college bound percussion student, all in one easy to purchase stick bag and at an economical package price. FP-2 Intermediate Pack Contains: F2 - Hard Marimba Mallets F9 - Xylophone Mallets CT3 - Medium Timpani Mallets IPLD - Lalo Davila Hickory Drumsticks SB3 - Fundamental Stick Bag.

    ALWAYS LABEL ALL OF YOUR STICKS AND BAG!