Instrument Maintenance Equipment

  • Here is a basic list of instrument mainentance equipment that will keep your instrument healthy, happy, and in good running condition.  

    •  Flutes: tuning rod and a swab
    • Clarinets: cork grease, reeds (3-4 at all times), swab, mouthpiece cover
    • Saxophones:  cork grease, reeds (3-4 at all times), swab, stuff-it, mouthpiece cover, neck strap
    • Trumpets: valve oil, slide grease, mouthpiece/valve/snake brushes, cleaning rag, polishing cloth
    • Trombones:  slide oil, slide grease (or slide cream with "bone" bottle), mouthpiece/snake brush, cleaning rag, polishing cloth
    • Baritones and Tubas: valve oil, slide grease, mouthpiece brush, cleaning rag, polishing cloth
    • Violins or Violas:  rosin, shoulder rest, cleaning rag
    • Cellos:  rosin, rock stop, cleaning rag
    • String Basses: rosin, cleaning rag