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)