Marching/Symphonic Band is a year-long ensemble that rehearses, performs and participates in multiple on-campus and off-campus events. Members must have either previous band instruction or audition successfully to participate.
2019-20 Student Supplies
Posted by QUENTIN DEWITT on 7/19/2019
Students will need the following supplies. If you have concerns about acquiring them, please contact Mr. DeWitt.
Instrument in good working order with appropriate accessories (reeds, swabs, valve oil, etc.)
“Foundations for Superior Performance in Band” by Williams & King
“Exercises for Ensemble Drill” by Raymond Fussell
2” 3-ring “D-style” binder with page protectors (black is preferrable)
Please note that all playing assessments are performed with a metronome, so regular practice with a metronome is required for success.
Homeowner’s insurance policy coverage of your instrument
Percussion Needs are listed under "Percussion Ensemble"
Students will need these supplies specifically for Marching Band:
1 Purple & 1 Gray GMB Shirt (Available from the Spirit Wear store until 7/29/2019)
School appropriate athletic clothing that permits comfortable movement.
Undergarments that provide support for strenuous movement (i.e. compressions shorts, sports bras, and similar)
Close-toed athletic shoes. No flip-flops.
Water jug (1 gallon is super handy)
Healthy snacks: We will take multiple breaks throughout the day. All members are expected to eat throughout the day to stay healthy. The best snacks are whole-grain and low in sugar and saturated fats. Examples of good choices include