Supply List

Required Orchestra Supplies 2019 - 2020

On this page, you will find the required supplies for Orchestra. All levels of Orchestra are required to have the same supplies. Some of the supplies differ depending on which instrument you are playing, so be sure to pay close attention to what you will need specifically for your instrument. If you have any questions about these supplies, please email or call us!
You may also view the supply list with amazon links here for your convenience.

Orchestra Supply List

Violin and Viola Supplies

  • A quality instrument and bow
  • KORG clip-on electric tuner* - OR - a tuning app on their phone
  • Rosin (specifically for violin/viola)
  • Everest shoulder rest (this will be kept in the instrument case)
  • Shoulder rest bag (unless your case is large enough to hold your shoulder rest)
  • A cleaning cloth for your instrument*
  • Wire music stand (to use at home)
  • 1" 3-ring binder - for Orchestra use ONLY
  • Pencil pouch to clip into the binder
  • Plastic sheet protectors
  • Pencils*
  • Beginners ONLY - Essential Elements Book 1 for your instrument


*These items will be stored in the pencil pouch in your Orchestra binder so they are always readily available during class.*

Cello Supplies:

  • A quality instrument and bow (You will rent an instrument to keep at home and have access to a district-owned instrument to use in class.)
  • KORG clip-on electric tuner* - OR - a tuning app on their phone
  • Rosin - Cellos should use regular light or dark rosin, specifically for cello. 
  • Rock stop - OR - Xeros Strap*
  • A cleaning cloth for your instrument*
  • Wire music stand (to use at home)
  • 1" 3 ring binder for Orchestra use ONLY
  • Pencil pouch to clip into binder
  • Plastic sheet protectors
  • Pencils*
  • Bass Players Only: A stool for at home practice
  • Beginners ONLY - Essential Elements Book 1 for your instrument

*These items will be stored in the pencil pouch in your Orchestra binder so they are always readily available during class.*

Bass Supplies:

  • A quality instrument and bow (You will rent an instrument to keep at home and have access to a district-owned instrument to use in class.)
  • KORG Dolcetto clip-on electric tuner* - OR - a tuning app on their phone - this tuner is specifically requested for basses to pick up the sound of the low strings.
  • Rosin - Bass players must use Carlsson rosin especially for basses.
  • Rock stop - OR - Xeros Strap*
  • A cleaning cloth for your instrument*
  • Wire music stand (to use at home)
  • 1" 3 ring binder for Orchestra use ONLY
  • Pencil pouch to clip into binder
  • Plastic sheet protectors
  • Pencils*
  • A stool for at home practice
  • Beginners ONLY - Essential Elements Book 1 for your instrument


*These items will be stored in the pencil pouch in your Orchestra binder so they are always readily available during class.*


If you have any questions about the required Orchestra supplies, please email or call!