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)

 

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