6th Grade Band

Questions?? Look for your answers here (Frequently Asked Questions)

Here is a list of recommended private lesson teachers in the area (Private Lesson Teachers)

Reputable/Preferred Brands when renting/purchasing an instrument

  1. Flute – Gemeinhardt, Yamaha, Jupiter
  2. Clarinet –  Yamaha, Selmer, Buffett, Jupiter
  3. Trumpet – Yamaha, Bach, Jupiter
  4. Trombone – Yamaha, Bach, Jupiter
  5. Percussion – Yamaha, Pearl  -(Practice Pad/Bell Kit Combo)

Instruments that start later (these are not for beginners)         

  1. Oboe – Yamaha, Fox, Buffet
  2. Bassoon – Provided by KMS
  3. Alto Saxophone – Yamaha, Buffet, Selmer
  4. French Horn – Provided by KMS
  5. Euphonium – Provided by KMS
  6. Tuba – Provided by KMS

Your Student will need the Tradition of Excellence, Book 1 (Red book).

We strongly recommend maintenance plan for all of the instruments.

We strongly recommend the care kit that accompanies Clarinets, Trumpets and Trombones.

  • Central Instrument Company                                                                                                          Rental Letter      Rental Flyer      Rental Accessories
    739 Portage Trail Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 44221
    (330) 928-6000  www.cicmusic.com
  • Music & Arts (Formerly Motter’s Music)                                                                                              Rental Letter        Rental Flyer
    5228 Mayfield Rd, Lyndhurst, OH 44124
    (440) 442-7470  www.musicarts.com
  • Chagrin Valley Music                                                                                                                    Rental Letter       Rental Flyer
    530 E. Washington St. Chagrin Falls, OH 44022                                                                                      (440) 247-0330   www.chagrinvalleymusic.com


The Good Life – Solo Assignment

Audio File of Piano Accompaniment

Forms to be filled out by observers


2nd Semester

Flute – ScalesLip Slurs

Clarinet – ScalesLip Slurs

A. Sax – ScalesLip Slurs

Trumpet – ScalesLip Slurs

Trombone – ScalesLip Slurs

Tuba – ScalesLip Slurs

Percussion – ScalesLip SlursSnare Drum