8th Grade Band
8th Grade Band Home Page
Click here to complete the online JMMS band handbook and contact information form.
Click here to complete the online private lesson form
For band you need to have the:
Habits of a Successful Middle School Musician
(A Comprehensive Method Book for Years Two, Three and Beyond)
Scott Rush, Jeff Scott, Emily Wilkinson, Rich Moon & Kevin Boyle - GIA Publications
with the GOLD cover for YOUR instrument.
Percussionists should get the “mallet percussion” book
8th grade students will need this book
no later than September 3rd.
Everyday Class Materials
Instrument (including mallets, sticks, stick bag, etc.)
Band folder with all music
Habits of a Successful Middle School Musician Book
AKA “the gold book”
Music accessories (reeds, valve oil, cork grease, etc.)
Vic Firth American Custom SD1-General sticks
IP902 plastic mallets Innovative James Ross Medium soft xylo/bell mallets
IP240 yarn mallets Innovative Soloist series medium birch marimba mallets