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Stores and Equipment

If you are a current Cal High student looking to purchase or rent an instrument, please contact and

Recommended Online Stores


Woodwind & Brasswind 

(recommended for band instruments and supplies)


Sweetwater Sound

(recommended for guitars, keyboards, drums and electronics)

Steve Weiss Music

(recommended for percussion instruments and equipment)


Winds & Percussion Recommended Equipment




  • Mallets (provided by music program)​​

Marching Band Equipment

Required rehearsal items:


​(see Mr. Rugani if you are unsure of which lyre/flip folder to buy)

  • Ear protection (required for drumline members)

    • Recommended: Vic Firth Regular High Fidelity Ear Plugs​

  • Mechanical pencil

  • 3x5 spiral notebook for drill (provided at Band Camp)

  • Shoe lace or string to hang dotbook around neck during rehearsal

  • A hat

  • Sunglasses

  • Sunscreen

  • Weather appropriate athletic clothes that facilitates movement (NO jeans)

  • Close toed tennis shoes and socks (NO flip flops or sandals)

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