• Student Needs List

    ALL STUDENTS should have:

    An instrument

    A lesson book - ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS 2000, BOOK 1

    (White, Black & Gold front cover)

                      for the instrument selected           

    ($ 8.99 at the music store and the F Horn and Percussion book are more expensive.)

    This book comes with a free download of play along DVD that shows you have to take care of your instrument and how to begin playing.

     A music stand is optional, (wire, folding type) but very important for at home practice.

    Specific Accessories:

    Clarinets and Saxophones

    At least 4 new reeds (Juno or Rico - strength 2), reeds are about $ 1.50 to $ 2.50 each (sometimes they give you 1 free reed in the instrument case already, but not always)


    Trumpets, French Horns, Trombones, Baritones and Tubas

    Valve Oil (Trumpet, Baritone & Tuba) or

    Rotor Oil (French Horn) or

    Slide Oil (Trombone)

    (they usually give you a free bottle of oil in the instrument case, make sure you have some)