Linus Pauling Middle School Band Program
Supplies and Information!
Welcome to the LPMS Pride Band Program
Band Director: Marcia Stevens
Schedule: 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. CHS band classes
11:15 a.m. - 2:55 p.m. LPMS band classes
3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. CHS band classes
All of our band information, schedules, concert dates and other
information can be found on our band website:
Supplies you will need to be successful in Band
Standard of Excellence Book:
Book I; Beginning Band ~ Book II; Intermediate Band ~
Book III; Advanced Band
Each student needs their own copy of this method book. They can be purchased
locally, or found on several internet sites. Be sure to purchase the correct
Woodwind players: Flutes; a clean small soft cloth, a cleaning rod.
Reed instruments: Three (3) working reeds at all times, neck strap,
clean polish cloth, reed holders are nice to have, a good ligature.
Brass players: Trombones; a clean polish cloth, slide oil.
All valve brass; valve oil, tuning slide oil, clean polish cloth
Percussion: A 12” double-sided, Real Feel practice pad, a snare stand,
one pair of 5A or 7A snare sticks. Please put your name/initials on all of
these with a permanent marker – these all will look the same in
EVERYONE: All players need a good (not chipped/cracked)
mouthpiece. Tuners are recommended (not required). A wire music
stand for practice at home.