STUDENTS

The Henry Sibley High School Band recommends the following for instruments. Our recommended music stores are listed below the instruments. Please contact Ms. Powers with any questions.

RECOMMENDED INSTRUMENTS

flute

Flute

  • Pearl 665 RB Coda Series (Solid Silver Headjoint, with B foot)
  • Pearl 765 RB Coda Series (Solid Silver Headjoint, with B foot)

Clarinet

Instrument – All solid Grenadilla wood

  • Buffet R-13 (with Vandoren 5RV Lyre mouthpiece & Luyben ligature)
  • Buffet E-11 (with Vandoren 5RV Lyre mouthpiece & Luyben ligature)
  • Leblanc Noblet 45 (with Vandoren 5RV Lyre mouthpiece & Luyben ligature)

Mouthpiece Equipment

  • Mouthpiece: Vandoren 5RV Lyre
  • Ligature: Luyben plastic ligature; or Vandoren “Optimum” Silver ligature; or Rovner Dark Bb (leather)
  • One box of Vandoren Clarinet Reeds (choice of 3, 3.5 or 4)
  • “Thumb Ease” (thick black thumb pad)
  • Mouthpiece patch (rubber patch that goes on top of mouthpiece)
  • Reed Case: Selmer Clarinet 5 Reed Case
Clarinet

Alto Saxophone

Alto Saxophone

  • Selmer 52NG – Super Action 80, Series II (with Selmer C* mouthpiece)
  • Yamaha YAS-62ll (with Selmer C* mouthpiece)
  • Cannonball wide-bell (with Selmer C* mouthpiece)

Tenor Saxophone

  • Selmer 52NG – Super Action 80, Series II (with Selmer C* mouthpiece)
  • Yamaha YTS-52 (with Selmer C* mouthpiece)
  • Cannonball wide-bell (with Selmer C* mouthpiece)
Tenor Saxophone

French Horn

French Horn

  • Yamaha YHR-668NDII Professional Double French Horn
  • Conn 8-D Connstellation Series Double French Horn, Nickel Silver Fixed Bell

Trumpet

  • Yamaha YTR-8335RGS Xeno (with a Bach 3C mouthpiece)
  • Selmer Bach Stradivarius 180 (with a Bach 3C mouthpiece)
Trumpet

Trombone

Trombone

All with F trigger attachment

  • Selmer Bach 36B (with a Bach 6 1/2 AL mouthpiece) Med-Lg bore .525
  • Selmer Bach 42B (with a Bach 6 1/2 AL mouthpiece) .547 bore
  • Conn 88H (with a Bach 6 1/2 AL mouthpiece) .547 bore

Euphonium

  • Yamaha YEP-321S
Euphonium

RECOMMENDED MUSIC STORES

Groth Music

Two blocks south of 494 on Nicollet Ave. in Bloomington | Visit Website

Contact: Bill Golden | bgolden@grothmusic.com | 952-884-4772 x312;

Music Masters

Two blocks south of Southdale on France Avenue, Edina | Visit Website | 952-924-4141

Schmitt Music

Various locations around Metro – please visit the location with the specialty shop for your instrument | Visit Website | 952-435-2454

Eckroth Music

A block south of County Road D, Roseville | Visit Website | 651-704-9654

Contact: Terry Peffer | terryp@eckroth.com | 651-485-6228