Union Bands Logo

Recommended Beginner Instruments

Flute
Yamaha Advantage YFL-200AD
Required Accessories
- cleaning rod
- Essential Elements 2000 method book
Recommended retailers

Clarinet
Buffet Prodige
Yamaha YCL-200
Required Accessories
- Faxx '5RV’ mouthpiece
- Vandoren brand reeds: model 2.5 
- silk swab
- cork grease
- Essential Elements 2000 method book
Recommended retailers

Trumpet
Yamaha YTR-200AD
Required Accessories
-‘5C’ mouthpiece
- valve oil
- slide grease
- Essential Elements 2000 method book
Recommended retailers

Trombone
Yamaha YSL-200AD
Required Accessories
- ‘6 ½’ AL mouthpiece
- tuning slide grease
- tuning slide cream
- spray bottle
- Essential Elements 2000 method book
Recommended retailers

Percussion
 Vic Firth VF7806 (includes drum sticks & mallets)
Required Accessories
-Drum Pad: HQ Real-Feel RF-12D
-Sticks: Innovative Percussion IP-LD (If sticks aren't already included in the kit if for example a used kit is purchased)
- Mallets: Innovative Percussion IP-901 (If sticks aren't already included in the kit if for example a used kit is purchased)
Metronome: Qwik Time QT3
Method Books: Essential Elements 2000 AND A Fresh Approach to the Snare Drum
- 3-Ring Binder Notebook with a minimum of 10 plastic page projectors
Recommended retailers

Photo Gallery

photo gallery preview image