• Recommended Instrument Brands

     

                                      First Choice                                                 Second Choice

               

    Flute                             Armstrong 80 B or Yamaha 481H              Armstrong 303B or Yamaha 381H

     

    Clarinet                        Buffet R-13Bb or Normandy                       Buffet E12 or Selmer Signet

     

    Saxophone                   Yamaha, Selmer Pro or King                       Vito   (NO BUNDY'S)

     

    Trumpet                       Bach Strad or Bach TR200                         Benge or Yamaha Pro

     

    Horn                            Conn 8D or Conn 6D                                  Yamaha

     

    Trombone                    Bach Strad 42B or Benge 165F                   Conn 88H, Yamaha 682G, or  Bach Int.TB 200B

                                           (with F Rotor Attachment and .547 Bore)      

     

    Drum Sticks                 Pro Marc 2B (wooden tip)                             5A Sticks

     

    Drum Pad                     Remo                                                               Ludwig

     

    For percussion equipment requirements see additional sheet.

     

    Recommended Mouthpieces                                              Ligatures

     

    Clarinet            VanDoren B45                                    VanDoren M15                       Rovner (dark), Bonade

     

    Saxophone       Selmer S80                                          Rascher                                   Rovner (dark)

                             ( NeoTech Neck Straps recommended for all saxes)

     

    Trumpet            Bach 3C                                              Bach 5C

     

    Horn                  Holton-Farkas Med. Deep Cup           Bach 11

     

    Trombone           Bach 6 1/2 AL                                   Bach 12C

     

     

    Recommended Jazz Mouthpieces  (may NOT be used in Concert Band)

     

    Alto Sax            Meyer 5mm

     

    Tenor Sax            Ottolink 6,7,or 8 (hard rubber)