Every Musician

Korg TM50 Tuner w/ Contact Mic (recommended)

Folding Wire Music Stand (for at-home practice)

Lyer & Flip Folder (high school)

Flute

GEM Flute Silk Swab

Cleaning Kit

Thumbport

Oboe

        Cork Grease

        Singin’ Dog Reed Soaker Cup & Clip

        Oboe Reed Case

        3 medium-soft, hand-made oboe reeds

Clarinet

        Mouthpiece:

                Beginner: Premiere by Hite, Pyne Polycrystal

                Intermediate: Vandoren 5RVLyre, or Vandoren B45, or B46

                Advanced: Rico Reserve, Vandoren M30, or M15, Vandoren Masters

mouthpieces (CL4 or CL5)

        Ligatures:

                Beginner: Bonade

                Intermediate: Luyben, Rovner

                Advanced: Vandoren Optimum  or Vandoren M/O

        Reeds:

Beginners: Mitchell Lurie or Vandoren Traditional (2 1/2 strength)

Intermediate/Advanced: Vandoren V12, Rico Reserve (3.5 or 4 strength)

        BG Mouthpiece Patches

        Cleaning Kit

        Thumb-Eez Thumb Rest for clarinet

        Cork Grease

        LaVoz Reedguard IV for Clarinet

Saxophone

Mouthpieces:

Classical: Alto Saxophone

Selmer C*, Vandoren Optimum AL3, or AL4, Vandoren V5 A28, Rousseau 4R

Jazz: Alto Saxophone

Meyer Rubber 5M, 6M, 7M, or Meyer G, Morgan 7M, Selmer E or F, Vandoren V16 A5, A6, or A7, or Java A35

Classical: Tenor Saxophone

Selmer C*, Vandoren Optimum TL3 or TL4, Vandoren V5 T20, Rousseau 5R

Jazz: Tenor Saxophone

Otto Link 6*, 7, 7*, 8 or the ""New Vintage", Berg Larsen 100/0, 105/0, 110/0 or higher, Morgan 7M, Vandoren T45, T55, T75

Ligatures:

Rovner, Vandoren Optimum, Selmer

Reeds:

Classical: Vandoren Traditional, Vandoren V12, Rico Reserve, Hemke  (3-3.5 strength)

Jazz: Vandoren Traditional, Java, ZZ, Rico Select Jazz Unfiled, Lavoz, Rico Royal (3-3.5 strength)

        Neo-Tech Soft Saxophone Neck Strap

        LaVoz Reedguard IV for Sax

        Cork Grease

        Sax Silk Drop Swab

        Runyon Mouthpiece Saver (Bite Pads)

Trumpet

        P.E.T.E. from Warburton

Morgan Bumper Company (www.morganbumper.com) (students w/ braces)

        Cleaning Kit

        Buzz Extension & Resistance Piece (BERP) Size #3 for Trumpet

        Yamaha Valve Oil

        Bach Tuning Slide/Cork Grease

French Horn

P.E.T.E. from Warburton        

Mouthpiece: Schilke Model 29

Morgan Bumper Company (www.morganbumper.com) (students w/ braces)

        Cleaning Kit

        Buzz Extension & Resistance Piece (BERP) Size #1 for French Horn

        Yamaha Valve Oil

        Bach Tuning Slide/Cork Grease

Trombone/Baritone

P.E.T.E. from Warburton

Mouthpiece: Bach 6.5 AL Large-Shank Trombone/Euphonium

Morgan Bumper Company (www.morganbumper.com) (students w/ braces)

        Cleaning Kit

        Buzz Extension & Resistance Piece (BERP) Size #5 for Trombone

        Yamaha Slide Oil

        Bach Tuning Slide/Cork Grease

Tuba

P.E.T.E. from Warburton

Mouthpiece: Conn Helleberg 120S

Morgan Bumper Company (www.morganbumper.com) (students w/ braces)

        Cleaning Kit

        Buzz Extension & Resistance Piece (BERP) Size #6 for Tuba

        Yamaha Valve Oil

        Bach Tuning Slide/Cork Grease

Percussion

Stick Bag :

Pick one, either basic for now, or fancy to last you through college

             Vic Firth: Basic Stick Bag (BSB), Stick Bag (SBAG2), or Concert Keyboard Bag (CKBAG)

Snare Drum Sticks :

One pair good quality concert style sticks

                     Vic Firth SD1 General

One pair drumset sticks

                     Vic Firth, 7A size, or Steve Jordan Signature

One pair of wire brushes (jazz band only)

                     Vic Firth Jazz, Heritage, or Steve Gadd brush

One pair of timbale sticks

                     Vic Firth SAA (Alex Acuna-red)

Xylophone/Bell Mallets :

One pair hard plastic

                     Vic Firth – M155

One pair hard rubber practice mallet

                     Vic Firth – M131

Marimba Mallets :

Two pair medium yarn wound mallets, such as

                     Vic Firth – M203

Vibraphone Mallets :

Two pair medium cord wound mallets

                     Vic Firth – M25 or M36

Timpani Mallets : (towards end of year)

One pair general purpose mallet

                     Vic Firth – T1 - General