Each percussionist should have the following materials.
A pair of marching sticks
A pair of general snare sticks
A pair of general timpani mallets or staccato mallets
A pair of rubber xylophone mallets, Musser Blue or Musser Green
A pair of yarn mallets
A pitch pipe, F-F or C-C
A stick bag
Recommended - Steve Weiss Vic Firth EP2 Intermediate Pack
Students who are serious about percussion should also consider picking up their own accessory instruments when it is financially feasible.
Vic Firth EP2 Intermediate Pack includes Snare Sticks, Hard Rubber Mallets, Timpani Mallets, and Yarn Mallets