Welcome to 8th Grade Band!
Materials:8th Grade Band Students will need instruments and books by week 2 of Band.- 1 inch BLACK Binder and plastic sheet covers.- Pencils- This years book is Habits of a Successful Middle School Musician (it is black and gold). We will use this book for scales, warm-ups, and sight reading. It is VERY important you have it each class. Percussion, you will need to get the mallet book, and I will supplement the percussion book. Music will be supplied for you in class.Instrument:8th Grade Band Students will use the instrument they rented/bought from previous years.Please refer to the instrument supplies tab for specific information about what should be included.8th Grade Percussion students also need to have a stick bag, with both snare drum sticks, soft yarn & medium mallets, and timpani sticks. (if we come back to hybrid or in-person instruction)Recommendations:- Stick bag: Steve Weiss Liberty Stick Bag- Snare sticks: Vic Firth SD1 Generals- Soft yarn mallets: Innovative IP240- Medium mallets: Malletech BB34- Timpani mallets: Vic Firth T1*You can purchase the above materials as a pack, that costs lest than buying them separately. Here's that link*