7th & 8th Grade Brass
UPDATED AS OF: August 2, 2017

ADVANCED BRASS

This course is intended students in their 2nd and 3rd years of playing a brass instrument. It is intended to prepare students for participation in Band at the high school level. There is a $10 activity fee for this course. 



Please make a note of our summer rehearsal schedule. 

We are rehearsing every Tuesday evening from 5:30pm-7:00pm. All students enrolled in 7th or 8th grade band for the 2017-2018 school year are required to attend summer rehearsals. If you have a conflict (such as you are out of town, etc.) please send Mrs. Gabbey an email so that your absence can be excused. As a general rule, if you are in town you are expected to be there.

Tuesday, July 18 from 5:30-7:00pm
Tuesday, July 25 from 5:30-7:00pm (marching band members excused)
Tuesday, August 1 from 6:00-7:00pm
Tuesday, August 8 from 5:30-7:00pm
Tuesday, August 15 from 5:30-7:00pm



2017-2018 7th & 8th Grade Brass Supply List


All Students 
Essential Elements, Book 2 (for your instrument) 
Foundations for Superior Performance (for your instrument)
Black 3-ring binder (Clearly labeled with your name and instrument)
50+ Sheet Protectors
4-5 Tabs
Small Pencil Pouch to go in band binder
Multiple sharpened pencils

Trumpet
  
Vincent Bach 5C mouthpiece
Trumpet Berp
Mouthpiece brush, polishing cloth & cleaning snake (opt.) 

French horn 
Bach 7S, Schilke 30, or standard 11 mouthpiece
French horn Berp
Slide grease, rotary valve oil, polishing cloth (opt.) 


Trombone  
Bach 6 ½ AL mouthpiece
Trombone Berp
Slide grease, slide cream, mouthpiece brush, polishing cloth (opt.) 


Baritone 
Bach 6 ½ AL mouthpiece
Baritone Berp
Slide grease, slide cream, mouthpiece brush, polishing cloth (opt.) 


Tuba 
Tuba Berp
Slide grease, valve oil, mouthpiece brush, polishing cloth (opt.)