Writing for us? Here’s what we consist of. Arrangements don’t need to include parts for every player - feel free to use as much or as little of this as you like.

Woodwinds

  • 3 flutes (3rd doubling piccolo or alto flute)
  • 2 oboes
  • 3 clarinets (3rd usually playing bass clarinet)
  • 2 bassoons
  • 4 saxophones (2 alto, 1 tenor, 1 bari)

Brass

  • 4 horns
  • 3 trumpets
  • 3 trombones (2 tenor, 1 bass)
  • 1 tuba

Percussion

  • 5 players - most instruments available

Choir

  • SATB

Strings

  • violin I
  • violin II
  • viola
  • cello
  • contrabass

Additional instruments we usually have available:

  • flugelhorn, doubled from 3rd trumpet
  • english horn, doubled from bassoon or oboe
  • guitar (electric or acoustic)
  • bass guitar
  • piano or electronic keyboard

More auxiliary instruments may be available, on request.