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MRD Instrument Distribution

Flutes/Piccs, Clarinets (soprano and bass), All Saxes, and Trumpets you are expected to provide their own instruments for the season. Woodwind players, be aware that we do rehearse and perform in inclement weather!  Please plan accordingly.

you play the following instruments: Mellophone, Trombone, Baritone, or Tuba, you will be provided a university instrument for the season. You will need to sign out your MRD Instrument during our Season Registration (August 18, 2021).

INSTRUMENT DISTRIBUTION for wind players will take place at our equipment storage room in the stadium.  Equipment for Drumline and Guard is also provided but specific details for those units will be given by the appropriate instrutors.

GUARD and PERCUSSION will sign out instruments/equipment during the start of camp.

Instrument Accessories

All MRD members are expected to provide the appropriate accessories for their instruments. Please plan accordingly and make sure you are prepared not just for MRD Camp, but also for the entire season. Make sure you have proper mouthpieces and/or reeds, valve and/or slide grease, cleaning supplies and instrument cases. 

Mouthpieces are NOT provided.  Individuals using a school-owned instrument must provide their own preferred mouthpiece.

Mellophones must supply a MELLOPHONE mouthpiece - the Yamaha MP14F4 Mouthpiece is recommended. 

Trombones should provide a large-bore mouthpiece. 

Baritones should provide a large-bore mouthpiece - the Yamaha 48 or Bach 6 1/2 AL are recommended.

MRD Required Items

All MRD Members (except for Flutes/Piccs and Tubas) must provide their own music lyre that will be used while playing with filp folders in the stands on game days. Flip Folders are provided.


All MRD Members will be fitted for a uniform during our Pre-Season Camp.  

Returning Members who want a different uniform than the one they were issued in 2020, and ALL New Members need to submit their measurements via the Uniform Measurement Form below.

Uniform Measurement Form

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