Required String Supplies

Violin,Viola

  • 1  Rosin
  • Shoulder Rest
  • Pencils
  • Highlighter
  • Orchestra Folder
  • Textbook: String Basics, Book 1
  • Practice Journal (Composition Book)

Cello

  • 1 Rosin
  • Cello Stop or Cello Strap
  • Pencils
  • Highlighter
  • Instrumental Folder
  • Textbook: String Basics, Book 1
  • Practice Journal (Composition Book)

Band Supply Glossary

String Basics, Book 1 Picture

String Textbook

 

 

 

 

Cello Rock Stop

The cello and bass require a device to keep the instrument  in place while it is played.  Without it, the student cannot keep the instrument from slipping away as she/he plays.

Cello End Pin Strap

Cello End Pin Strap

 

Violin Shoulder Rest

Violin or Viola Shoulder Rest 

The violin or viola shoulder rest keeps the instrument from slipping while the student plays. No foam or soft shoulder rests.

 

 

Violin Rosin

Rosin

 Rosin is used on the bow before playing each day.  The  student draws the bow back and forth across the surface of the rosin to put rosin on the bow hairs.  The sticky nature of the rosin grabs onto the string as the player draws the bow across the string.                                                 

 

 

Required BAND Supplies

Flute

  • Cleaning cloth
  • Pencils
  • Highlighter
  • Instrumental Folder
  • Textbook:  Measures of Success Book 1
  • Practice Journal (Composition Book)

Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto/Tenor Saxophone

  • Reeds:box of 10 Number 2 1/2
  • Cleaning cloth
  • Pencils
  • Highlighter
  • Instrumental Folder
  • Textbook:  Measures of Success Book 1
  • Practice Journal (Composition Book)

Trumpet, French Horn

  • Valve OIL and Slide GREASE
  • Cleaning cloth
  • Pencils
  • Highlighter
  • Instrumental Folder
  • Textbook:  Measures of Success Book 1
  • Practice Journal (Composition Book)

 Trombone or Baritone

  • Valve oil AND Slide Grease
  • Cleaning cloth
  • Pencils
  • Highlighter
  • Instrumental Folder
  • Textbook:  Measures of Success Book 1
  • Practice Journal (Composition Book)

Band Supplies Glossary

Measures of Success, Book 1 Picture

Band Textbook

MLCL

Clarinet or Alto Saxophone Reeds

A14-MW30-1

Valve Oil

A14-MW50

Slide Grease

PWPC1

Cleaning/polishing cloth

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Mouthpiece brush brass and clarinet, sax

  

Students need a folding music stand at home for practice time.

 

 

 

 

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC Handbook 2016 2017

Click on the link above to download the handbook. There is a parent/student signing page.

Practice Journals

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Practice Journals

All students must keep a practice journal using a composition book. Instructions will be given in the first few weeks of school on the proper way to fill out and maintain this journal. The homework grade is  the monthly grade given for this Practice Journal. Click the image below to see and/or print a full version of the practice              journal. 

 Journal Instructions:

Write name, instrument and phone number on page 1

Follow the PRACTICE PLAN handed out in class, which you pasted on the inside cover of the journal.