Admin

Band

CHARMS COMMUNITY
Aldine ISD Fine Arts Department is officially using a website called CHARMS. All student and class information is currently on this website. In order to log-on, go to www.charmsoffice.com The user name is your child's school marcellaband, and the password is their lunch number

Band Directors
Allison Brock  arbrock@aldineisd.org
Emilio Reyna <ereyna@aldineisd.org
John Ware

Need to know.....
-All instrument brands on supply lists are RECOMMENDED and not required.
-Percussion list is part of the "stick program."
-List of Calendar events are posted on the school calendar.
-Our goal is to have each student playing their instrument until high school and beyond. Please take careful considerations when purchasing instruments for your child.

Assignments/Grades
All Assignments and Grades will be uploaded onto Parent Connect. Log on to view your child's status.

http://aldine.k12.tx.us/cms/One.aspx?portalId=750&pageId=12897‚Äč


-Due ASAP: Student Information Contact Form

Beginner Band Supplies
All students will need:
___Student Information Contact form - SIGNED
___Appropriate book for specific instrument 
        Winds: Standard of Excellence 
        Percussion: Fresh Approach to Snare Drum and Mallets 
___2 Pencils
___Combination Lock (NO key locks) Supplies for Home Practice
___Folding Music Stand
___Mirror
___Combination Metronome/Tuner (except percussion)

Music Stores and Repairs
Music and Arts
8600 Jameel
Houston, TX 77040
713-996-7993

www.musicarts.com



Music Go Round
7538 FM 1960 W
Commons at Willowbrook
Houston-North, TX 77070
832-912-9555

www.musicgoround.com



H & H Music
713 FM 1960
Houston, TX 77090
281-580-8000

www.brookmays.com



Humble Music Center
138 1st W.
Humble, TX 77338
281-540-7444

www.humblemusiccenter.com



Mr. D's Music Academy 7404 Tidwell Road Houston, TX 77016 713-635-1880

www.mrdmusicacademy.com

Woodwind & Braswind

www.wwbw.com

(will ship to your home) Useful Links

www.metronomeonline.com

Interactive Metronome

www.musictheory.net

Music Theory

www.sphinxkids.org

Music games and activities

www.vicfirth.com/education/keyboard/speednotegame.html

Speed reading note tutor

www.classicsforkids.com/games


Music games and activities

www.dsokids.com/2001/rooms/musicroom.asp


Dallas Symphony interactive site for kids

www.musiciansfriend.com

Recommended Instruments/Supplies
Flute
___Yamaha YFL 285S
___Cleaning/Tuning Rod
___Silk Swab
___Pad Saver (recommended) 

            Clarinet
___Buffet E-11 Bb Clarinet or Selmer CL201
___Mouthpiece – Vandoren M30, Profile 88
___Ligature – Rovner or Bonade Inverted Ligature
___Reeds – 1 box of Vandoren 2 ½
___Cork Grease
___Silk Swab
___Reed Guards (holds 4 reeds) 

Alto Saxophone
___Yamaha YAS-23 or Vito 7131 RK
___Mouthpiece – Selmer C* or Larry Teal
___Ligature – Rovner or Bonade Inverted Ligature
___Reeds – 1 box of Vandoren 2 ½
___Cork Grease
___Silk Swab
___Reed Guards (holds 4 reeds)
___Neckstrap (padded)
___Mouthpiece Brush 

            Trumpet
___Yamaha YTR2335 or Bach TR300 or Holton TR602
___Mouthpiece – Bach 5B
___Valve Oil
___Slide Grease
___Mouthpiece Brush
___Cleaning Snake
___BERP 

            French Horn
___One time school rental fee
___Rotary Valve Oil
___Slide Grease
___Mouthpiece Brush
___Cleaning Snake
___BERP 

            Trombone
___Bach TB300 or Holton TR602 or King 606
___Mouthpiece – Bach 6 ½ AL
___Trombotine slide cream
___Small Spray Water Bottle
___Mouthpiece Brush
___Cleaning Snake
___BERP 

            Baritone

___One time school rental fee
___Valve Oil
___Slide Grease
___Mouthpiece Brush
___Cleaning Snake
___BERP 

            Tuba
___One time school rental fee
___Valve Oil
___Slide Grease
___Mouthpiece Brush
___Cleaning Snake
___BERP 

    Percussion Equipment
___One time school rental fee
___Equipment Program