E. A. COX MIDDLE SCHOOL

Band Supplies

 

Woodwind Instruments (Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone)

 

Acceptable instrument brands:  Yamaha, Bundy, Buffett, LeBlanc, Armstrong, Gemeinhart

 

Each Clarinet and Saxophone student should have two working reeds in class at all times.

  • Reeds should be Vandoren size 2 1/2
  • No plastic coated, flavored reeds or flavor water to soak
  • 7th and 8th grade students might need a size 3 or above
  • All students should have a cleaning or care kit for their instrument

 

Brass Instruments (Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Baritone, Tuba)

 

Acceptable instrument brands:  Bach, King, Yamaha, Holton, Olds, Conn

 

French Horn, Baritone, and Tuba students will need to purchase a mouthpiece and a book.  They will rent their instrument from the school.  Please be aware that interments are limited and students may have to share with other students.  You are more than welcome to rent an instrument from a music shop if you desire.

 

Mouthpieces

  • Trumpet size 7c
  • French Horn size 11
  • Baritone/Trombone size 12c
  • Tuba size 18
  • All students should have a cleaning or care kit for their instrument

 

Percussion

 

  • Pearl all-in-one kits including snare, bells, stand, practice pad, sticks and mallets
  • Sticks should be at least 5A in size

 

All Students

 

Band books

  • 6th grade - Essential Elements 2000
  • 7th grade - Essential Elements Book 2 and Foundations for Superior Performance
  • 8th grade -Foundations for Superior Performance

Three-ring binder with clear pages for music

Pencils

Highlighters

Flip Folder & Lyre (7th and 8th only)