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.
2018-19 Student Supplies
Posted by QUENTIN DEWITT on 7/27/2018
Students will need the following supplies. If you have concerns about acquiring them, please contact Mr. DeWitt.
All Marching Band Members
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
Fresh or dried fruit
Dairy products like yogurt, cheese, and kefir
Whole bread (PBJ is the bomb)
Whole grain snack crackers
1 roll colored duct tape for marking drill dots
Large "beach towel" for morning yoga/pilates
Color guard received a list of specific materials from Mr. Carpenter.
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” Black 3-ring “D-style” binder with page protectors