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Simmons Band Daily Supply List

*All Beginning Band students are required to have Essential Elements, Book 1 for their assigned instrument.
*All Concert and Honor Band students are required to have Essential Elements, Book 2 for their assigned instrument.

Flute
1. soft polishing cloth
2. tuning rod
3. your instrument

Clarinet & Saxophone
1. minimum of four reeds (Vandoren 2 ½-3 strength)
2. reed guard
3. swab
4. mouthpiece brush
5. your instrument

Trumpet, French Horn, Baritone, & Tuba
1. valve oil 
2. soft polishing cloth
3. mouthpiece brush
4. cleaning snake
5. your instrument (french horns, baritones, and tubas provided by the school; $100 rental fee per year)

Trombone
1. Slide-O-Mix slide lubricant
2. soft polishing cloth
3. mouthpiece brush
4. cleaning snake
5. your instrument

Percussion  
        Beginning Band Percussion
        1. your percussion kit
                -SD1 General snare drum sticks
                -bell or xylophone mallets
                -practice pad
                -bell or xylophone set
                -stand for practice pad and bell or xylophone set
        Concert and Honor Band Percussion
        1. SD1 General snare drum sticks
        2. bell  or xylophone mallets
        3. medium-hard marimba mallets 
        4. stick bag in which to store sticks and mallets 
        5. T1 timpani mallets
        6. Practice pad

The following music stores carry the supplies listed above. Feel free to use whichever store is most convenient:

Art’s Music Shop on Hwy. 280 in Inverness (phone: 205.995.8376)
Gadsden Music Company in Hoover on Valleydale Road (phone: 205.982.3004)

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