Rental Guidelines

Corona-Norco Unified School District

Band Instrument Rental and Purchasing Guidelines


The CNUSD Band Directors are committed to the success of all band students, from beginner to the most advanced high school students. The quality of the student’s instrument is critical to the student’s progress and success. The directors highly recommend the following quality instruments and accessories that will help ensure each child’s success in band.


FLUTE

Recommended Brands: Armstrong, Gemeinhardt, Jupiter, Pearl, Yamaha

Critical Accessories:

  1. Cleaning Rod
  2. Cleaning Cloth

Highly Recommended Accessory:

  1. Polishing Cloth
  2. Tuning slide cream

Method Book: Sound Innovations for Concert Band, Book 1 (for Flute)


CLARINET

Recommended Brands: Buffet, Jupiter, Selmer, Yamaha

Critical Accessories:

  1. 3 RICO Reeds (number 2)
  2. Silk cleaning swab
  3. Mouthpiece brush
  4. Reed guards
  5. Cork grease

Method Book: Sound Innovations for Concert Band, Book 1 (for Bb Clarinet)


ALTO SAXOPHONE

Recommended Brands: Bundy, Jupiter, Selmer, Yamaha

Critical Accessories:

  1. 3 RICO Reeds (number 2)
  2. Silk cleaning swab
  3. Mouthpiece brush
  4. Reed Guards
  5. Cork grease
  6. Neck Strap

Highly Recommended Accessory

  1. Neotech Neck Strap

Method Book: Sound Innovations for Concert Band, Book 1 (for Eb Alto Saxophone)


TRUMPET

Recommended Brands: Bach, Bundy, Jupiter, King, Yamaha

Critical Accessories:

  1. Mouthpiece brush
  2. Valve brush 
  3. Cleaning snake
  4. Tuning slide grease
  5. Valve oil

Method Book: Sound Innovations for Concert Band, Book 1 (for Bb Trumpet)


TROMBONE

Recommended Brands: Bach, Giardinelli, Jupiter, Yamaha

Critical Accessories:

  1. Mouthpiece brush
  2. Slide cream
  3. Tuning slide grease
  4. Small spray water bottle
  5. Cleaning snake

Highly Recommended Accessory:

  1. "Trombotine" slide cream

Method Book: Sound Innovations for Concert Band, Book 1 (for Trombone)


MALLET PERCUSSION (BELL KIT)

Recommended Brands: Pearl, Ludwig, Sound Percussion, Vic Firth, Yamaha

Method Book: Sound Innovations for Concert Band, Book 1 (for Mallet Percussion)


Local Music Stores

All instruments and supplies can be found at these local music stores. Online rentals available at all stores.

Corona Music Center 951-898-2630 https://lahabramusic.com/ Corona
IE Music 951-479-1261

https://iemusicstore.com/

Eastvale
Music and Arts 951-735-5924 https://www.musicarts.com/ Norco
Nick Rail Music 909-798-9998 https://www.nickrailmusic.com/ Redlands