• Instruments of the Band
     

    Factors taken into account when selecting the best instrument for your child include:

    • Physical size
    • Dental and lip structure
    • Ease in creating a sound correctly on a woodwind or brass instrument
    • Basic musical aptitude
    • Piano background for percussion students
    • Band instrumentation


    Instruments of the Beginning Band (numbers indicate ideal instrumentation for a band of 50):

    • Flute (6)
    • Oboe (2)
    • Clarinet (8)
    • Alto Saxophone (4)
    • Tenor Saxophone (2)
    • Trumpet (8)
    • French Horn (4)
    • Trombone (6)
    • Baritone (3)
    • Tuba (2)
    • Percussion (4)