Items To Buy On Your Own

These are all items that are necessary for participation in the Marching Band. All members are expected to have these items by the beginning of Marching Band Camp.

  • Several pencils
    • Each member is expected to have a pencil at all times during all rehearsals! 
    • Note: Squad Leaders, Section Leaders and Captains should have a 1” 3-ring binder to carry their drill sheets.
  • A lyre for your instrument. 
    • Lyres can be purchased at any local music store. 
    • It is recommended you take your instrument to the store with you to ensure that you get the right lyre for your instrument. 
    • Lyres cost approximately $5.00-$10.00 each, depending on your instrument. 
    • Color Guard members and percussionists do not need to purchase a lyre. 
  • One flip-folder to hold your music
    • Flip folders can be purchased at any local music store. 
    • Flip folders cost about $5.00 each. 
    • Make sure all of your flip folders are labeled with your name! 
    • Color Guard members and percussionists do not need to purchase flip-folders.
  • One pair of closed-toed athletic shoes for rehearsals and informal performances.
    • Only athletic shoes and Dinkles are allowed to be worn at any Marching Band rehearsal or performance!
  • One pair of khaki pants, and one pair of khaki shorts to wear with the polo shirt for warm-weather/informal performances.
  • Tall black socks (at least 4" above the ankle) to wear with the uniform.
    • Color guard members do not need to purchase socks.
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