Advanced Band

The Advanced Band is made up of students who are in their third year of playing.  Advanced Band students perform in both the winter and spring concerts, along with annual Veteran's Day Celebration held at NKMS and the VBODA Concert Band Assessment.  They also have the opportunity to participate in District Band auditions, Area Band auditions, pep band events, Jazz Band, Tri-M, and Music in the Parks.

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Listening Links for Advanced Band
Patriotic Snippets:  https://www.jwpepper.com/10050476.item


Advanced Band Supplies 2017-2018

*Instrument in working order

*Instrument cleaning supplies (see list below)

*Essential Elements 2000 Book 2 for your instrument

*Successul Habits of a Middle School Musician for your instrument (https://www.jwpepper.com/Habits-of-a-Successful-Middle-School-Musician/10561308.item#.WYhfodMrLOQ)

*Pencils

*Concert attire:  black dress pants, black dress shoes, and new band concert polo (will be available for purchase in September)


Cleaning supplies

Flute accessories:  Bandana or cloth to use with cleaning rod

Oboe accessories:  Drop cloth

Clarinet accessories: Drop cloth, cork grease, mouthpiece brush

Alto Saxophone accessories: Drop cloth, cork grease, mouthpiece brush

Trumpet accessories: Valve/slide oil, cleaning snake, mouthpiece brush

French horn accessories:  Valve/rotor oil

Trombone accessories: Slide grease, cleaning snake, mouthpiece brush

Baritone accessories: Valve/slide oil, cleaning snake, mouthpiece brush

Tuba accessories:  No cleaning supplies needed for tuba

Percussion accessories:  No cleaning supplies needed for percussion