Student Needs List
ALL STUDENTS should have:
An instrumentA 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.
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)