Transporting Band and Orchestra Instruments

  • The Music Department has listed the following instruments as “lap” or “between the knees” instruments. These instruments can safely be transported on a bus:

    • Violins, violas, small cellos, flutes, clarinets, oboes, bassoons, alto saxophones, trumpets, French horns, mellophones, trombones, baritones, drum pads, snare drums, field drums, recorders, guitars and portable keyboards. 

    The following instruments cannot fit on a “lap” or “between the knees”.  The instruments below cannot be transported on a bus:

    • Full cello, double bass, large saxophone, tuba, sousaphone, bass drum and octobass.


Last Modified on October 11, 2023