WHAT TO PURCHASE

Below is an extensive list of 

FLUTE - PICCOLO

HEADJOINT: 

 

FLUTE (Step-Up): 

 

FLUTE (For Music Majors): 

 

PICCOLO (Marching Band): Jupiter 305S

 

PICCOLO (Concert Band): Gemeinhardt 4S - Pearl PFP165

 

OBOE

REED: Beginner - Student - Intermediate

 

Oboe players will need to learn to make their own reeds as soon as possible.

 

OBOE (Beginner): Yamaha YOB241

 

OBOE (Step-Up): Fox Model 330

 

OBOE (Music Majors): Fox Model 300

 

OBOE (Professional): F. Loree Paris AK3

 

If you play oboe, you are expected to be in private lessons. 

CLARINET

REED: Vandoren V-12 (3) - Vandoren V-12 (3.5)

 

LIGATURE: Luyben

 

MOUTHPEIECE: Vandoren M15 (13 Series)

 

CLARINET (Step-Up): Buffet E12 - Yamaha 450 Series

 

CLARINET (Music Majors): Buffet R13 - Selmer E16R

BASS CLARINET

REED: 

 

LIGATURE: 

 

MOUTHPEIECE:

 

BASS CLARINET (Beginner): Yamaha YCL-221 - Selmer 1430LP

 

BASS CLARINET (Step-Up): Amati ACL691S - LeBlanc Model 60

 

BASS CLARINET (Music Majors): Yamaha YCL621 - Selmer Paris 65

ALTO SAXOPHONE

REED: Hemke (3)

 

LIGATURE: Charles Bay (Rhodium or Gold)

 

MOUTHPEIECE: Selmer C* (C*)

 

ALTO SAX (Step-Up): Selmer SAS280 La Voix

 

ALTO SAX (Music Majors): Selmer Paris Series II - Yamaha YAS82ZII

TENOR SAXOPHONE

REED: Hemke (3.5)

 

LIGATURE: Charles Bay (Rhodium or Gold)

 

MOUTHPEIECE: Selmer C* (C*)

 

TENOR SAX (Step-Up): Selmer STS280 La Voix

 

TENOR SAX (Music Majors): Selmer TS44Yamaha YTS82ZII

BARITONE SAXOPHONE

REED: Hemke (4)

 

LIGATURE: Charles Bay (Rhodium or Gold)

 

MOUTHPEIECE: Selmer C* (C*)

 

BARITONE SAX (Beginner): Selmer BS500

 

BARITONE SAX (Step-Up): Selmer SBS280R La Voix

 

BARITONE SAX (Professional): Yamaha YBS62 - Selmer Series II 55AF

BASSOON

REED: Forrest Gold Label (Medium)Singin' Dog BRPA - See instructor.

 

BOCAL: See instructor.

 

BASSOON (Beginner): Fox Model 51 (Example Only, See instructor.)

 

BASSOON (Step-Up): Fox Model 220 (Example Only, See instructor.)

 

BASSOON (Professionial): Fox Model 101 (Example Only, See instructor.)

 

If you play bassoon, you are expected to be in private lessons. 

 

Typically, bassoons are special order only. Do not purchase a bassoon of any kind without Mr. Hendricks putting you in contact with a specialist.

 

TRUMPET

MOUTHPIECE: Bach (3C)

 

TRUMPET (Step-Up): Bach TR200 - Yamaha YTR8345RS

 

TRUMPET (Music Major): Bach Stradivarius - Yamaha Xeno

 

Silver Finshes are always preferred over lacquer. Do not buy anything but a completely silver finish on your first step-up or music major level horn.

 

HORN

MOUTHPIECE: Holton Farkas (DC)

 

HORN (Step-Up): Holton H379 - Yamaha YHR567 - Conn 6D

 

HORN (Music Major): Conn 8D - Yamaha 668

 

TROMBONE

MOUTHPIECE (Small Shank): Schilke (51D)

 

MOUTHPIECE (Large Shank): Schilke (51D)

 

Check instrument shank size before purchasing a mouthpiece. Literally, bring your instrument into the store and put it in to make sure if fits correctly.

 

TROMBONE (Step-Up): Jupiter 636 - Bach TB200B - Yamaha YSL-448G

 

All wind ensemble trombonist need to be playing on a trombone with an F attachment of some kind (I.E. a "trigger trombone"). 

 

TROMBONE (Music Major): Bach 42B Strad - Yamaha YSL8820 Xeno

 

EUPHONIUM

MOUTHPIECE (Small Shank): Schilke (51D)

 

MOUTHPIECE (Large Shank): Schilke (51D)

 

Check instrument shank size before purchasing a mouthpiece. Literally, bring your instrument into the store and put it in to make sure if fits correctly. 

 

EUPHONIUM (Music Major): Yamaha YEP642IIS - Wilson 2900S

 

Because of the musical role a euphonium has as both a soloistic and ensemble instrument, silver finishes are always reccomended over lacquer.

 

TUBA

MOUTHPIECE: Conn Helleberg (Standard)

 

TUBA (Music Major): Yamaha YCB822 (Example Only)

 

 

 

 

 

Students majoring in music should purchase a tuba in the key of C rather than the key of Bb. 

 

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