• MUSIC STORES & SUPPLIES

    Below is a list of area music stores that can be contacted for instrument rentals, supplies, and music books. 
    Some of these merchants make weekly repair calls to the school. 
    On the "Helpful Links" page located in the toolbar at left, you can find the websites for several of these stores.

    For a list of required books and supplies, please scroll down.
     
    LOCAL INSTRUMENT & MUSIC DEALERS
     
    Parents are free to shop and rent from wherever they wish.
    It may be worthwhile to have an appraisal done or seek the advice of a professional before committing to renting or purchasing an instrument.

    AIRPORT MUSIC
    448 Cayuga Rd., Cheektowaga
    (716) 634-5649

    AL HEMER MUSIC, INC.
    4190 N. Buffalo Rd., Orchard Park
    (716) 662-9533
    BUFFALO DRUM OUTLET
    (716) 897-0950

    HAMBURG MUSIC CENTER
    S. 4433 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg
    (716) 649-6660

    LIMELITE MUSIC
    706 Main St., East Aurora
    (716) 652-7539

    TWIN VILLAGE MUSIC
    44 Central Ave., Lancaster

    (716) 683-4879

    The sequence of method books used by students in Symphonic Band is as follows. 
    Please check with your child or with Mr. Davis to find out which book is needed.
     
    WOODWIND & BRASS PLAYERS
         
     
         Belwin
    RUBANK INTERMEDIATE METHOD
     
    It is expected the 8th grade students should be playing from either this book or the Rubank Advanced Method book.  Please see Mr. Davis to determine the appropriate level.
    BELWIN STUDENT INSTRUMENTAL SERIES INTERMEDIATE LEVEL
     
    7th grade students are asked to have this book at the beginning of they school year.  If they have already completed this book, they should purchase:
     
        Rubank
     
      INDIVIDUAL INSTRUMENT NEEDS
     

    INSTRUMENT

    SUPPLIES NEEDED

    FLUTE

    - Cleaning rod

    - 10” x 10” square of a lightweight cloth for cleaning the
      inside of the instrument (cotton flannel works best)

    OBOE

    - Cleaning swab

    - 2-3 Lesher or Jones brand medium-strength reeds

    - Small canister (film canister-sized) for water

    CLARINET

    - Cleaning swab

    - Cork grease

    - Extra reeds (Rico brand, strength 3 to 3.5)

    - Reed case

    - Thumb-rest cushion

    BASS CLARINET

    - Cleaning swab

    - Cork grease

    - Extra reeds (Rico brand, strength 3 to 3.5)

    - Reed case

    - Thumb-rest cushion

    ALTO SAXOPHONE

    - Cleaning swab

    - Cork grease

    - Extra reeds (Rico brand, strength 3 to 3.5)

    - Reed case

    TENOR SAXOPHONE

    - Cleaning swab

    - Cork grease

    - Extra reeds (Rico brand, strength 3 to 3.5)

    - Reed case

    BARITONE SAXOPHONE

    - Cleaning swab

    - Cork grease

    - Extra reeds (Rico brand, strength 3 to 3.5)

    - Reed case

    TRUMPET

    - Valve oil

    - Tuning slide grease

    HORN IN F

    - Rotor oil

    - Tuning slide grease

    TROMBONE

    - Trombotine slide cream

    - Tuning slide grease

    - Small spray bottle for water (cosmetic-size)

    EUPHONIUM

    - Valve oil

    - Tuning slide grease

    TUBA

    - Valve oil

    - Tuning slide grease

    PERCUSSION

    - Snare sticks (Ludwig or JoJo brand, wood tip, 5B)

    - Hard rubber bell mallets
    ** Percussionists are encourgaed to begin assembling a
        stick bag consisting of different types of sticks and
        mallets.  Please see Mr. Davis for more information.