• Welcome SLES families!  Below you will find information to help you order a recorder for your student.  4th & 5th grade students will need recorders for music class beginning January 29th.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact your child's music teacher.

     

    Here are the basics:

    What you need: Baroque Soprano Recorder (this has the letter B on the back)

    When you need it: January 29th

    What to AVOID: Toy recorders (from dollar or big box stores)/ German fingered recorders (they have a G on the back)

    Our favorite brands (for ease of playing): Yamaha, Peripole

    Where to get it:

    ONLINE OPTIONS:

    Yamaha YRS-24B Baroque recorder via Amazon

    • Different colors are fine, but please be sure to get a Yamaha model YRS-20 or YRS-24 (these use the Baroque style fingering) 

    Yamaha YRS-24B Baroque recorder via West Music OR Yamaha YRS-20B Baroque recorder via West Music

    • Same recorders, different supplier The shipping cost is high, but the recorder itself is reasonably priced.

    Baroque Soprano Angel Halo Recorder - via Peripole

    • Another great option. The shipping cost is high, but the recorder itself is reasonably priced.

    LOCAL MUSIC STORES (in order of distance from SLES):

    Music and Arts

    www.musicarts.com

    ADDRESS: 617 Potomac Station Dr B, Leesburg, VA 20176

    PHONE NUMBER: 703-779-4905

    A & A Music:

    www.aamusiconline.com

    ADDRESS: 20020 Ashbrook Commons Plaza, Suite 110 Ashburn, VA 20147

    PHONE NUMBER: 703-723-6545