Band Supply List

Camden Intermediate School Band

Beginning of the Year Materials List

6th Grade

Students will need to bring the following to class everyday:

  • Standard Of Excellence Book 1 for your specific instrument *
  • 1 inch 3-ring binder with sheet protectors for handouts
  • Pencil….NO PENS – LEAVE A PENCIL IN YOUR CASE

Students should have the following supplies with their instruments:

  • Flutes: cleaning cloth and a cleaning rod (the rod should come with your instrument)
  • Clarinets: cleaning swab, cork grease, a mouthpiece cushion, a reed guard (holds and protects 2 or 4 reeds, depending upon the model) and a box of 2.5 strength reeds** (most clarinets will come with a swab and cork grease, if you are using a used clarinet, please make sure you have these supplies)
  • Saxophones: cleaning swab, cork grease, a mouthpiece cushion, a reed guard (holds and protects 2 or 4 reeds, depending upon the model) and a box of 2.5 strength reeds (most saxophones will come with a swab and cork grease, if you are using a used saxophone, please make sure you have these supplies)
  • Trumpets: valve oil, slide cream or grease, valve brushes, trumpet snake, and mouthpiece brush. (more than likely, valve oil will come with your instrument)
  • Trombones: slide oil, trombone snake, mouthpiece brush. (more than likely, slide oil will come with your instrument)

* If you ordered your instrument through Music and Arts Centers (through the meeting held here at school), please check your paperwork to see if you purchased a book when you purchased the instrument. If that is the case, the book will be delivered when the instruments are delivered.

* If you ordered a student starter pack through Music and Arts when you ordered your child’s instrument, that starter pack will have all of the cleaning supplies for the instrument.

** Recommended Reed Types

  • Mitchell Lurie
  • Vandoren
  • Lavoz

Recommended Valve Oil

  • Blue Juice or Al Cass

Recommended Slide Oil

  • Slide-O-Mix

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