This is a comprehensive list of items needed for band classes(method book, supplies and equipment) Concert Attire will be included in the band handbook.
Method Books listed first then supplies.
1. Method Book List (by class)
*Smart Music is a practice and teaching tool that will be used as a means to record assessments, while it is recommended it is not mandatory
Ligon Wind Ensemble/Concert Honor Band
Foundations for Superior Performance and Traditions of Excellence:Technique and Musicianship
Smart Music *
Symphonic Honor Band
Foundations for Superior Performance andTraditions of Excellence:Technique and Musicianship
Foundations for Superior Performance and Essential Elements 2000 Book 2
Essential Elements 2000 Book 1
* Instrument specific please wait and purchase book at time of renting instrument
Jazz Band- Big Band and Combo
Foundations for Superior Performance Instrument Specific
For All Ligon Band Members
Black, 2 in binder / dividers/ 2 pencils (mechanical work best), lined notebook paper and pencil pouch! Please no plastic sheet protectors. All students should purchase a folding music stand, and in the Ligon Wind Ensemble/Concert Honor Band a metronome/tuner or the app for home practice. Additionally, there are cleaning supplies and accessories that are needed by each instrument, as listed below:
NOTE: Reed players must have at least 3 playable reeds at all times. It is generally less expensive (per reed) to buy them by the box rather than individually. See below for a list of local music stores or online options.
Woodwind and Brasswind
Music and Arts
Music and Arts