8th Grade Band


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    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

    book cover

    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.)

    Percussion requirements:

    Vic Firth American Custom SD1-General sticks

    IP902 plastic mallets Innovative James Ross Medium soft xylo/bell mallets

    Stick bag

    IP240 yarn mallets Innovative Soloist series medium birch marimba mallets


8th Grade Band