Northeast Middle School Bands

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"If you want to be different from anybody else, do what other people don't want to do: practice."
- Wynton Marsalis
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8TH GRADE CONCERT BAND

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2018-19 new music coming soon!
CHICAGO 2019
MAY 3-5, 2019 

Info coming soon!


8th Grade Band Night 2017 
Pictures coming soon!

8th Grade Band Recommended Supplies:
ALL BRASS STUDENTS NEED:
  1. Valve oil for valved instruments: trumpets, baritones, tubas, french horn (rotor oil).
  2. Straight Mute (for trumpet players)
  3. Slide cream with water bottle (mist), a piece of soft cloth for cleaning the slide for trombone.
  4. Mouthpiece brush – all brass instruments.
  5. Slide grease (for tuning slides)
  6. Music stand for at home practice
  7. Metronome
  8. Essential Technique 2000 Book 3
ALL WOODWIND STUDENTS NEED:
  1. Flute – cleaning rod, small lint free rag, or swab.
  2. Clarinet – cork grease, swab, Rico reeds – strength 2 1/2 – 3 (need at least 3 playable reeds at all times), and a Rovner ligature.
  3. Saxophones – cleaning swab, Rico Royal reeds strength 2 1/2 – 3 (at least 3 playable at all times, a C-star mouthpiece is recommended but not required), and a Rovner ligature.
  4. All double reed players will receive specific information for instrument needs after being selected.
  5. Music stand for at home practice
  6. Metronome
  7. Essential Technique 2000 Book 3
ALL PERCUSSION STUDENTS NEED:

  1. Stick bag for carrying sticks & mallets
  2. Vic Firth SD1 General drum sticks (or equivalent)
  3. Vic Firth M6 Hard Mallets (or equivalent)
  4. Vic First M3 Yarn Mallets (or equivalent)
  5. Practice pad and bell kit for at home practice.
  6. Music stand for at home practice.
  7. Metronome
  8. Essential Technique 2000 Book 3