All Band Students need a pencil and a highlighter every day in class, and a Metronome to practice with at home. Flute players must have a cleaning swab and a tuner every day. Clarinet and Saxophone must have 3 GOOD reeds w/reed protector, cork grease, a cleaning swab, and a tuner every day. Brass Players (trumpet, horn, trombone, baritone, and tuba) must have a mouthpiece, valve or slide oil, a small towel or cloth, and a tuner every day. Percussionists must have a Practice Pad, Bell Kit (to practice at home), stand and case (also to be kept at home), 2 pair of Drumsticks (size 5B or2B), and one pair of Bell mallets every day along with 1 pair of Timpani mallets, 1 pair of Acrylic or hard Rubber mallets, and 1 pair of hard yarn mallets, and a stick bag every day.
Fourteen Weeks to a Better Band, 101 Rhythmic Rest Patterns, Foundations for Superior Performance, Symphonic Band Techniques, Musicianship for Band book 1 & 2, Essential Elements book 1 & 2 (Books will be provided for class use).
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