Middle School

The Dale Middle School Band is an award winning level emsemble.  In each of the last three years the band has reveived nothing but “Superior” ratings at the OSSAA District Band Contest.  
The band consist of 7th and 8th grade students who have completed Beginning Band.  

    

Flute

Required Materials:

Polish Cloth

Tuning Rod 

 

 

Oboe

Required Materials:

Oboe Reeds


 
 
 

Clarinet

 

Required Materials:

Reeds - Student should have 4 good reeds in the case at all times. We recommend students play on Vandoren Brand Reeds.  All Players should be on at least 2 1/2 strength reeds.  Nothing harder than 3. 

Reed Case - Used to protect the reeds.

Swab - Used to clean/dry the inside of the instrument.

Cork Grease - Used to grease the joints of the instrument for easier assembly.

 

 

 

  

Saxophone

 


Required Materials:

Reeds - Student should have 4 good reeds in the case at all times. We recommend students play on Vandoren Brand Reeds.  All Players should be on at least 2 1/2 strength reeds.  Nothing harder than 3.  . 

Reed Case - Used to protect the reeds.

Swab - Used to clean/dry the inside of the instrument.

Cork Grease - Used to grease the joints of the instrument for easier assembly.

 

 

 

   

Trumpet

Required Materials:

Valve Oil

Polish Cloth

Slide Grease

 

 

   French Horn

Required Materials:

Students must have their own mouthpiece - Purchase at music store. 

Valve Oil

Polish Cloth

Slide Grease 

 

 

   Trombone

Required Materials:

Polish Cloth

Slide Grease

Cleaning Snake

 

 

 

   Euphonium

 

Required Materials:

Students must have their own mouthpiece - Purchase at music store. 

 

Valve Oil

Polish Cloth

Slide Grease

 

 

   

Tuba


Required Materials:

Students must have their own mouthpiece - Purchase at music store. 

Valve Oil

Polish Cloth

Slide Grease

 

 

 

 

   Percussion