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.
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • 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
    • Nuts
    • 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.

Wind Players

  • 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
  • Pencil
  • Chromatic Tuner & Metronome: You may use traditional devices or the "Tonal Energy" app.
  • Homeowner’s insurance policy coverage of your instrument

Percussionists

  • “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
  • Pencil
  • Chromatic Tuner & Metronome: You may use traditional devices or the "Tonal Energy" app.
  • Neoprene Practice pad
  • 1st Year
    • Stick Bag or equivalent
    • 1 pair Vic Firth Model SD1 snare stick or equivalent
    • 1 pair Vic Firth M140 xylophone/bell mallet or equivalent
    • 1 pair Vic Firth M183 marimba/vibraphone mallets or equivalent
  • 2nd Year adds to the above
    • 1 pair Vic Firth T3 Staccato timpani mallets or equivalent
    • 1 pair Vic Firth T2 Cartwheel timpani mallets or equivalent
    • 2nd pair of Vic Firth M183 marimba/vibraphone mallets or equivalent
  • Marching Band Members will use
    • Vic Firth Model SRH Ralph Hardimon Snare/Tenor Sticks
    • Vic Firth Corpsmaster Bass Drum mallets
  • Jazz Band Members will add
    • 1 pair Vic Firth 7A drum sticks or equivalent
    • 1 pair Vic Firth Heritage Brushes or equivalent
  • High fidelity earplugs

 

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