Resources

General Resources:

Tempe Union High School District

District Bands
Corona del Sol
Desert Vista
Marcos de Niza
Mountain Pointe
Tempe (no website)

ABODA: Arizona Band and Orchestra Directors Association
AMEA: Arizona Music Educators Association
MENC: Music Educators National Conference

Community Performance Ensemble:

Tempe Symphony Orchestra
Tempe Symphonic Winds Ensemble
Arizona Wind Symphony
Mesa Community College Community Band

Collegiate Music Programs:

Arizona State University
Auburn University
Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Mesa Community College
Northern Arizona University
University of Arizona
University of Denver
UNLV

Professional Societies:

The National Flute Association
International Double Reed Society
International Clarinet Association
The International Saxophone
International Trumpet Guild
International Trombone Association
International Tuba-Euphonium Association
Percussive Arts Society
AZPAS

Practice Tools:

Metronome
Tuner
Counting
Percussion Rudiments

Material Recommendations:

Woodwind mouthpieces:
      Clarinet – Vandoreen B45
      Saxophone (all) – Selmer C*
All mouthpiece Ligature – Rovner

Brass Mouthpieces
      Trumpet –
      Horn –
      Trombone / Euphonium – Bach 6 ½ AL or Shilke 52D *
      Tuba – Conn Helleberg 7B

* You need to know if your instrument is small, European, or large shank/bore. The brand and size recommendation doesn’t change – just the shank/bore size.

Percussion Sticks/Mallets (Download PDF)

Suppliers:
LOCAL
Milano Music
Music & Arts

ONLINE
JW Pepper
Woodwind & Brasswind
Steve Weiss Percussion
Lonestar Percussion