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

ADVANCED WOODWINDS

This course is intended students in their 2nd and 3rd years of playing a woodwind 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 Woodwind 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

Flutes
No additional supplies needed

Clarinets
Rovner Ligature
Hite Premier Mouthpiece, or B45 mouthpiece, or 5RV Lyre mouthpiece
Rovner ligature
Vandoren “2 ½ ” or "3" clarinet reeds (Box of 10) 

Saxophone 
Rovner ligature
Neck Strap
Rico Royal or Vandoren “2 ½ ” or "3" alto sax reeds (Box of 10)