Sunday, 19 November 2017
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Instrument Needs

Recommended Band Equipment for Lake Howell High School Band Students

All Students

  • Flip Folder: For marching season
  • Tuner: Korg, Seiko, Center Pitch Tuners
  • Metronome: Korg, Seiko, Boss Metronomes
  • Folding Stand

All Brass Students:

  • You must have a BERP for your marching and concert instrument!

Flutes

Flutes

Advanced

  • Gemeinhardt Model 33SB Professional Flute
  • Pearl Elegante 795 Series Professional Flute
  • Pearl Quantz 765 Series Professional Flute
  • Yamaha 600, 700, 800 Series Professional Flute
  • Armstrong 800B Professional Flute
  • Emerson 88B Professional Flute
  • Powell Flutes
  • Miyazawa Flutes

Intermediate

  • Gemeinhardt Model 3SB, 3SH, 3SHB, 30 SB Flute
  • Gemeinhardt KGM Series Flute
  • Yamaha 400, 500 Series Flute
  • Armstrong Model 61 Flute
  • Pearl Quantz 665 Series Flute
  • Emerson Model EF6, EF6S, EF8 Flute

Beginner

  • Pearl 505 Series Flute
  • Emerson Model EF1 Flute
  • Gemeinhardt Model 3B, 30B Flute
  • Yamaha YFL-221, YFL-281 Flute

Accessories

  • Flute Stand: BG Flute Stand
  • Swab
  • Pad Guard: LaVoz Pad Guard
  • New Case: ProTec Pro Pac Classic Case

Oboes

Oboes

Advanced

  • Fox Model 400 Oboe
  • Loree Professional Oboe
  • Yamaha YOB831 Custom Series Professional Oboe

Intermediate

  • Buffet Model 4052 Oboe
  • Fox Renard 330 Oboe
  • Yamaha YOB441 Oboe
  • Selmer Model 122F Oboe

Beginner

  • Fox Renard 333 Oboe
  • Buffet Model 4011, 4012 Oboe
  • Selmer Model 123FB Oboe
  • Yamaha YOB241 Oboe

Accessories

  • Reeds: Need to be hand-made by a Professional! Reeds should be medium to medium hard in strength.
  • Reed Case: Fox Reed Case
  • Oboe Stand: BG Oboe Stand

Bassoons

Bassoons

Advanced

  • Fox Model I, II Bassoon
  • Fox Model 101, 201 Bassoon
  • J. Puchner Model 4000, 5000, 6000 Professional Bassoon

Intermediate

  • Fox 220, 240 Artist Bassoon
  • Schreiber S13, S16, S71Artist Bassoon

Beginner

  • Fox Renard 41, 51 Bassoon
  • Fox Renard 222 Bassoon
  • Selmer 1432 Bassoon

Accessories

  • Reeds: Need to be hand-made by a Professional! Reeds should be medium to medium soft in strength.
  • Reed Case: Fox Reed Case
  • Bassoon Strap: Fox Seat Strap
  • Bassoon Swabs: Either silk swab or cloth for wing and boot (2 separate swabs)

Clarinets

Clarinets

Advanced

  • Buffet R-13 Professional Clarinet
  • Leblanc Concerto II Professional Clarinet
  • Selmer Paris B16SIG Signature
  • Clarinet Yamaha CSG Clarinet

Intermediate

  • Buffet E-11, E-12 Clarinet
  • Leblanc Rapsodie Clarinet
  • Yamaha YCL-450, YCL-650 Clarinet

Beginner

  • Buffet B-10, B-12 Clarinet
  • Leblanc 7250PC Clarinet
  • Yamaha YCL-250 Clarinet

Accessories

  • Mouthpieces: Vandoren B45, 5RV mouthpieces (this is the most important part!)
  • Ligature: Rovner Dark Ligature
  • Reeds: Vandoren 3 or higher strength
  • Reed Case: ProTec Reed Case
  • Clarinet Stand: BG Bflat Clarinet Stand
  • Thumb Rest: Kooiman Etude Thumb Rest
  • New Case: ProTec Pro Pac Classic
  • Swab
  • Cleaner
  • Pad Guard: LaVoz Pad Guard Cork Grease and Key Oil

Alto Saxophones

Alto Saxophones

Advanced

  • Selmer Paris 62 Series 3 Alto Saxophone
  • Selmer Paris 52 Super Action 80 Alto Saxophone
  • Yamaha YAS-82Z Alto Saxophone
  • Yanagisawa A991 Professional Alto Saxophone
  • Keilwerth SX90R Alto Saxophone

Intermediate

  • Yamaha YAS-475 Alto Saxophone
  • Yamaha YAS-62II Alto Saxophone
  • Yanagisawa A901 Alto Saxophone
  • Keilwerth EX90 Alto Saxophone

Beginner

  • Yamaha YAS-23 Alto Saxophone
  • Keilwerth ST90 Alto Saxophone

Accessories

  • Mouthpiece: Selmer Paris S80 C*
  • Jazz Mouthpiece: Meyer Hard Rubber #7-Medium
  • Reeds: Vandoren, Hemke 3 or higher
  • Ligature: Rovner Dark Ligature
  • Reed Case: ProTec Reed Case
  • Saxophone Stand: Hamilton Saxophone Stand
  • Neck Strap: Neotech Soft Sax Neck Strap
  • New Case: ProTec
  • Swab
  • Pad Guard: LaVoz Pad Guard

Tenor Saxophones

Tenor Saxophones

Advanced

  • Selmer Paris 64 Series 3 Tenor Saxophone
  • Selmer Paris 54 Super Action 80 Tenor Saxophone
  • Selmer Reference 54 Model 74 Tenor Saxophone
  • Yamaha YTS-82Z Saxophone

Intermediate

  • Yamaha YTS-62II Tenor Saxophone
  • Yamaha YTS-475 Tenor Saxophone
  • Yanagisawa T901 Tenor Saxophone

Beginner

  • Yamaha YTS-23 Tenor Saxophone
  • Keilwerth ST90 Tenor Saxophone

Accessories

  • Mouthpiece: Selmer Paris S80 C* Jazz Mouthpiece: Meyer Hard Rubber #7-Medium
  • Reeds: Vandoren, Hemke, 2 ½ – 3 ½
  • Ligature: Rovner Dark Ligature
  • Reed Case: ProTec
  • Reed Case
  • Saxophone Stand: Hamilton Saxophone Stand
  • Neck Strap: Neotech Soft Sax Neck Strap
  • New Case: ProTec
  • Swab
  • Pad Guard: LaVoz Pad Guard

French Horns

French Horns

Advanced

  • Conn 8D French Horn
  • Holton H181 Farkas Model French Horn
  • Yamaha YHR667VL Symphony Geyer Series French Horn

Intermediate

  • Holton H379 French Horn
  • Yamaha YHR567 Geyer Series French Horn
  • Conn 6D French Horn

Accessories

  • Mouthpieces: Holton-Farkas Medium Cup, Schilke 30
  •  Mute: Humes Berg Straight, Stopped mutes
  • Valve Oil: Al Cass Fast Oil, Pro-Oil Red (use only piston oil!)
  • Maintenance: Cleaning snake, tuning slide grease, polishing cloth

Trumpets

Trumpets

Advanced

  • Bach 180S-37 Stradivarius Series Trumpet
  • Yamaha YTR8335RG Xeno Series Trumpet
  • Conn Vintage 1 Trumpet

Intermediate

  • Bach TR200S Trumpet
  • Conn 52BSP Trumpet
  • King 2055 Silver Flair Series Trumpet
  • Yamaha YTR-4335GS Trumpet

Beginner

  • Yamaha YTR-2335 Trumpet
  • Conn 23B Trumpet

Accessories

  • Mouthpiece: Bach 1 ½ C, 3C
  • Mutes: Denis Wick Aluminum Straight Mute, Tom Crown Aluminum or Copper Straight Mute
  • Jazz Mutes: Harmon Aluminum Mutes, Tom Crown Cup Mutes
  • Valve Oil: Al Cass Fast Oil, Warburton Paq ultra pure
  • Maintenance: Mouthpiece brush, cleaning snake, tuning slide grease, polishing cloth
  • Silent Practice System: Yamaha Silent Brass System
  • Trumpet Stand: BG Trumpet Stand

Trombones

Trombones

Advanced

  • Bach 36BO, 42BO Stradivarius Trombone
  •  Conn 88H Symphony Series Trombone
  • Yamaha YSL8820 Xeno Series Trombone

Intermediate

  • Bach TB200 Trombone
  • Blessing B88 Artist Model Trombone
  • Yamaha 445G Trombone
  • Conn 52H Artist Series Trombone

Beginner

  • Conn USA Model Trombone
  • Holton TR602 Trombone
  • Yamaha YSL354 Trombone

Accessories

  • Mouthpiece: Bach 6 ½ AL or 5G or larger; no 12C’s!
  • Mutes: Denis Wick Metal Straight Mute, Jo Ral
  • Jazz Mutes: Tom Crown or Denis Wick Cup Mute
  • Slide Lube: Slide-O-Mix, Superslick
  • Trombone Cream (never oil)
  • Spray Bottle
  • Silent Practice System: Yamaha Silent Brass System
  • Trombone Stand: Hamilton Trombone Stand

Euphoniums

Euphoniums

Advanced

  • Besson BE968 Sovereign Euphonium
  • Yamaha YEP842S Series Euphonium
  • Willson 2950S Euphonium
  • Meinl Weston 551 Euphonium

Intermediate

  • King 2280 Legend Soloist Euphonium
  • Bach 1110 Euphonium
  • Besson 7065 Euphonium
  • Willson 2794 Euphonium
  • Yamaha YEP321 Euphonium

Accessories

  • Mouthpiece: Bach 5G, Schilke 51D
  • Valve oil: Al Cass Fast Oil, Pro-Oil Red
  • Maintenance: Mouthpiece brush, cleaning snake, tuning slide grease, polishing cloth
  • Silent Practice System: Yamaha Silent Brass System

Tubas

Tubas

Advanced

  • Miraphone 186, 188 CC Tuba
  • Meinl Weston CC6/4 Size Tuba
  • Kalison Daryl Smith Model CC Tuba
  • Rudolf Meinl Professional CC Tuba
  • Willson 3050S CC Tuba
  • Conn 52J CC Tuba

Intermediate

  • Yamaha YBB321 Tuba
  • King 2341 Bb Tuba
  • St. Petersburg 202N Tuba

Accessories

  • Mouthpiece: UMI Helleberg 7B, Miraphone Rose Orchestra
  • Valve Oil: Al Cass Fast Oil, Pro-Oil Red
  • Maintenance: Mouthpiece brush, cleaning snake, tuning slide grease, polishing cloth
  • Silent Brass System: Yamaha Silent Brass System

Percussion

Percussion

Equipment

  • Stick Bag - Tuxedo Bag, Vic Firth, Innovative, Promark
  • Concert Snare - Innovative, Vic Firth, Promark, Mike Balter, Cooperman General Concert Snare Sticks (5B)
  • Bells Innovative-  Vic Firth, Promark, Mike Balter, Malletech Hard Plastic Bell Mallets
  • Xylophone - Innovative, Vic Firth, Promark, Mike Balter, Malletech Hard Plastic Xylo Mallets
  • Marimba - Innovative, Vic Firth, Promark, Mike Balter, Malletech Hard, Medium Yarn Marimba Mallets (4)
  • Vibraphone - Innovative, Vic Firth, Promark, Mike Balter, Malletech Hard, Medium Yarn Vibe Mallets (4)
  • Timpani - Innovative, Vic Firth, Promark, Mike Balter, Malletech Staccato, General, Soft Timpani Mallets
  • Cymbals Innovative, Vic Firth, Promark, Mike Balter, Malletech Soft Yarn Mallets

Accessories

  • Drum Key: Ludwig, Yamaha, Pearl
  • Metronome:Boss, Korg
  • Black Hand Towel
  • Drum Pad: ReelFeel, Vic Firth
  • Pitch Pipe