• Instruments and Supplies
     
    Students are asked to provide their own music book
     
    ---->Check the Directory of Local Music Stores - they usually have books in stock         
     
    BOOKS for BAND class- please read carefully!

    Beginning Band- 
    Sound Innovations for Concert Band, Book 1- by Peter Boonshaft
    • Choose the book for your instrument (flute, clarinet, etc...)
    • Percussionists- you need to get the Combined Percussion book


    Symphonic Band (Intermediate)-

    Sound Innovations for Concert Band, Book 2- by Peter Boonshaft
    • Choose the book for your instrument (flute, clarinet, etc...)
    • Percussionists- you need to get the Combined Percussion book



    Wind Ensemble (Advanced)- 
    Sound Innovations for Concert Band: Ensemble Development by Peter Boonshaft
          -Choose the book for YOUR instrument

     
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    Getting your instrument
          
     
    Woodwinds -(Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone)
    • You will need to rent or buy an instrument 
    • Instruments can be rented from a local music store 
    • Flute players need a cleaning cloth. (Thin cotton cloth about 10" x 10")
    • Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone, and Bassoon players need Reeds. 
      • These can be bought at local music stores
    • Clarinet and Saxophone players will need cork grease 


    Brass -(Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Baritone, Tuba)

    • You will need to rent or buy an instrument
    • Instruments can be rented from a local music store 
      • Check the Directory of Local Music Stores    
      • Akimel A-al does have some instruments available for rent.  (Check with Mr. Krill for availability)
    • Valve or slide oil (trombones), Tuning slide grease, cleaning cloth

    Percussion- (Drums and bells)

    • You will need to rent a bell kit for playing at home!

    ALL percussion students need to have their own drum sticks Vic Firth SD1 General is preferred (or equivalent size)