Clock Tower Music                      676  Laurel  St .  San  Carlos       650-595-2024

since 1983

Clock Tower Music is a supporter of SCEF and beleives that music is a major part of early develpment.



Central and Tierra Linda Supply list for 2015





CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL -- INSTRUMENT SUPPLY LIST – 2013
All Band Students will need the following at the beginning of school:
* Correct Method Book(s) – listed below
* Folding Music Stand (for home practice - do not bring to school)
* Metronome-pocket size (for home practice - do not bring to school)
* Instrument Case with Name Tag
* Black 1-inch, 3-ring binder
* Set of 5 Dividers for binder
* Zipping Pencil Pouch – with 3 rings to go in music binder
* 5 Sharpened Pencils
* All specific instrument supplies, equipment and cleaning materials listed below


FLUTE
Supplies: Cleaning Cloth
Tuning Rod

CLARINET
Supplies: Mouthpiece (comes with rental)
Ligature (comes with rental)
Mouthpiece Cap
Silk Swab (**no felt OR handkerchief swabs please**)
Cork Grease
4-reed “Reed Guard”
5 or more reeds (very important, see below for size/brand)

ALTO SAX
Supplies:  mouthpiece
Ligature
Mouthpiece Cap
Padded Neck Strap
Silk Swab
Cork Grease
4-reed “Reed Guard”
5 or more reeds (very important, see below for size/brand)

TRUMPET All trumpets should have a 3rd valve ring and a 1st valve saddle
Supplies: 7C mouthpiece
Al Cass Valve Oil
Slide Grease
Soft Cloth (a small, old towel works well) – (leave at home for cleaning)
Mouthpiece Brush (leave at home for cleaning)
Cleaning Snake (leave at home for cleaning)

TROMBONE
Supplies: 12C mouthpiece
Tuning Slide Grease
Slide Cream
Water Mister (small spray bottle), filled with water (make sure it doesn’t leak!)
Mouthpiece Brush (leave at home for cleaning)
Cleaning Snake (leave at home for cleaning)
Soft Cloth (a small, old towel works well) – (leave at home for cleaning)

BARITONE Students will RENT two instruments from Central Middle School or Terra Linda for use at school and home.
The Baritone is very fun to play, but not fun to carry, so we eliminate that problem by having two.
Supplies: Mouthpiece Carrier for school/home transport
Slide Grease – 2 containers (1-home, 1-school)
Al Cass Valve Oil - 2 Bottles (1-home, 1-school)
Mouthpiece Brush (leave at home for cleaning)
Cleaning Snake (leave at home for cleaning)
Soft Cloth (a small, old towel works well) – (leave at home for cleaning)

PERCUSSION Supplies: 8” practice pad (for home use)
2 1/2 Octave aluminum bells w/ portable stand (for home use)
Hard rubber bell mallets
Mike Balter Yarn Marimba Mallets – Hard or Medium (Both by 6th Grade)
Vic Firth SD1 General Snare Drum Sticks
Vic Firth T1 General Timpani Mallets
Stick/Mallet Bag (Vic Firth is good) with name tag or name labeled
Metronome (pocket-size, with an earplug plug-in spot)

Reed Recommendations for Clarinet and Saxophone:
Beginners, 5th Grade through Winter:
Clarinet: Mitchell Laurie 2.5 or Van Doren 2 Saxophone: Rico Royal 2 1/2 or Van Doren 2
5th Graders after Winter Break/In The Spring:
Clarinet: Mitchel Lurie 3s or Van Doren 2.5 Saxophone: Rico Royal 3 or Van Doren 2.5
6th Graders:
Clarinet: Mitchel Lurie 3s or Van Doren 2.5 Saxophone: Rico Royal 3 or Van Doren 2.5
Concert Band Students who do not usually practice over 130 mins per week or who do not typically practice 4-5 times per week:
Clarinet: Mitchel Lurie 3.5 or Van Doren 3 Saxophone: Rico Royal 3.5 or Van Doren 3
Concert Band Students who practice over 130 mins per week and practice 4-5 times or more per week or who are in Jazz Band:
Clarinet: Van Doren 3.5 Saxophone: Rico Royal 3.5 or Van Doren 3.5
(OR Rico Jazz Select 3 for Jazz Band)
Symphonic Band:
Clarinet: Van Doren 3.5 Saxophone: Rico Royal 3.5 or Van Doren 3.5
(OR Rico Jazz Select 3 for Jazz Band)


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