• Required Materials 🎷

    Every student should come to class DAILY with the following materials:

    • A pencil with a good eraser ✏️ (Please no pens. if you make a mistake you need to be able to erase it)
    • A Binder with at least 15 sheet protectors 📒
    • Class Band Method Book: Traditions of Excellence 📕 (see below for specifications and images)
    • Your instrument 🎺
    • A good attitude and eagerness to learn 🌝


    Tradition of Excellence

    This band method book is the DVUSD Curriculum standard for band. There are different levels of the book based on experience. Please see the info below to see which level your student will need for the school year. Books are INSTRUMENT SPECIFIC so please make sure the book is for the instrument that your student plays. Books can be purchased online through Amazon and through one of the music vendors listed on the Instrument Repairs and Materials Page. These books will also be available for purchase at our instrument rental night.

    • Book 1 (red cover): 5th & 6th Grade
    • Book 2 (blue color): 7th & 8th Grade
    • Book 3 (green color) *7th & 8th Grade students may need to purchase this book mid-year.