Beginner Band

B.L. Gray Band Staff
B.L. Gray Jr. High Band
(956)580-5333 ext. 1798


BEGINNER BAND

 
Welcome to the B.L. Gray Jr. High Beginner Band Webpage.  On this page you will find helpful information on practicing to calendar information.
 

Beginner Band Handbook 2017-18.pdf

*FOR CONCERTS:  Dress clothes

Men-dress slacks, shirt with collar, dress shoes (NO tennis shoes, shorts or jeans)

Ladies-dresses or, dress pants & nice blouse. (NO spaghetti straps, jeans, shorts or tennis shoes)

 

 Recommended instrument list:

Flute

Pearl Flute 525, open hole

Yamaha 262, 282, 362 open hole with B foot preferred

 

Oboe

Yamaha YoB241 or Fox 333 Protégé

 

Clarinet

Buffet E11, E12, or R-13 Wooden Clarinet German Model

Selmer CL211-WOOD

Normandy 4 (used) WOOD

 

Alto Sax

Yamaha YAS 26 or YAS 475(only)

 

Trumpet (NO CORNETS)

Bach TR300

Yamaha YTR 200 or 4335G

 

Trombone

Yamaha YSL448G

Yamaha YSL200

Bach TB200

 

Percussion

Innovative Percussion IPPK32

Pearl  PL300C or PL800 with wheels

Vic Firth V8806 with wheels

ALL STUDENTS NEED:

 

1) Standard of Excellence Enhanced Bk. 1 for their instrument.

2) Music Stand for home practice.  

3) 2 Pencils with pouch to fit into binder

4) One inch 3 ring binder

Recommended:   Korg TM-50 Tuner/Metronome or Tonal Energy App