Necessary Materials for Band

City Hill Middle School Band

All instrumental students will need the following Items:

1. Instrument – In good playing condition.

2. Pencil – Pencils should be kept in the case and brought to all lessons and band rehearsals.

3. Cleaning Materials – Necessary for ALL wind instruments!! (Ask music store for specific products for your child’s instrument)

4. Band Folders – All Folders will remain in school in the folder cabinet. Extra copies of music will be given for home practice.

The following instrumental Students will also require the supplies listed below:

Beginner Band Students are required to obtain the book:  Essential Elements 2000 Plus DVD for your instrument

Clarinets AND Saxophones – At least SIX Good reeds should be in the case at all times. Cork grease is also necessary.

Saxophones – Neckstrap is required.

Trumpets AND Baritones – Valve Oil should be in the case at all times.

Trombones – Slide Cream or Slide Oil is required

Local Music Stores:

Music and Arts – http://www.musicarts.com/

Southbury Music Studio-Southbury, CT 203-805-8767

Family Music Center-Waterbury, CT 203-756-0843

Sam Ash Music -New Haven, CT 203-389-0500

Westbury Music -Watertown, CT 860-274-1556

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