The following materials are required by the first rehearsal after Memorial Day to participate in rehearsal. These materials may be purchased wherever you would like, and do not have to be a certain brand or color (with the exception of the black towel). For accessibility, links have been provided to assist in location some items..

1-Gallon Water Bottle

This must be a one gallon jug. We have found that a half-gallon jug is not sufficient for outside rehearsals in the sun. It is recommended that the student’s name is written on the bottle as well. These can be found at local sporting goods stores or online.

Water Jug

Music Binder with Page Protectors

Students are recommended to use a zip-up binder in the event that it rains. Sheet protectors are required to hold the music in place. It is recommended to use “anti-glare” sheet protectors so that music is still readable while rehearsing outside.


Breathing Tube

Used during music rehearsals. This is technically called a compact ball valve, and can be found at Lowes or Home Depot. They often have a black or red valve - the color does not make a difference. Please be sure to purchase the correct size for your instrument.



All students are required to have pencils at every rehearsal. It does not matter if they are mechanical or not.


Black Towel

These towels are used to protect the instruments as they are set down on the ground during rehearsal. These towels must be dark black.

  • Hand Towel  - Flutes, Clarinets, Saxophones, Trumpets, Mellphones, Baritones
  • Regular Sized Towel - Bass Clarinets, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Trombone, Tuba

black towel


  • Hats and/or Sunglasses - To protect students from sunburn (as well as their lips)
  • Athletic Clothes - Students must be able to perform physical activities. (No Jeans)
  • Athletic Shoes - Students should wear athletic shoes to perform physical activities in.
  • Woodwinds - 2-3 Reeds at all times
  • Brass - Valve Oil

black hat