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Please Read and Review the Band Handbook for this year - pdfBand Handbook
-- Need a PRACTICE CARD?! Download one here: pdfPractice Card.


Concert Band Method Book Information

  • 6th Grade Concert Band will be using Essential Elements 2000 Book 2 (red).
  • 7th Grade Concert Band will be using Standard of Excellence Enhanced Book 2 (blue).
  • 8th Grade Concert Band will be using Essential Technique 2000 Book 3 (green).

The Essential Elements and Standard of Excellence books come with a practice CD - the Foundations for Superior Performance book does not.  I will have copies of the books for each student to purchase at a discounted price.  You may elect to purchase your copy elsewhere, but I can make these books available at the following prices:

“Essential Elements 2000 Book 2 (Red)” prices:
$8.25 -- for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax,
Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Baritone (B.C.), and Tuba.
$16.00 -- for Percussion.
“Standard of Excellence Enhanced Book 2 (Blue)” prices:
$9.50 -- for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax,
Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Baritone (B.C.), and Tuba.
$10.50 -- for Percussion.
“Essential Technique 2000 Book 3 (Green)” prices:
$8.25 -- for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax,
Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Baritone (B.C.), and Tuba.
$16.00 -- for Percussion.

Please make checks payable to “A+R Music” or you may pay in cash.

Recommended LYRE and FOLIO for each instrument - these can be purchased at any music store:

Flute = Flutist's Friend
Flute players do not need a lyre as this will not attach to your instrument but will strap on your arm.
Clarinet = Clarinet Lyre and Folio
Clarinet players attach this lyre to the middle ring between the upper and lower portions of the instrument.
Saxophones = Sax Lyre and Folio
Saxophone players will attach this lyre to the holder just below the neck of the instrument.
Trumpet and Trombone = Clip-On Folio
Trumpet and Trombone players can use this clip-on folio without a lyre - it attaches right on the bell of the instrument.
Folio = basically a marching flip folder that holds your music.

 

Trumpet Clip-On Folio

Trombone Clip-On Folio

 



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