What to Bring

Before you come to ISYM, make sure your instrument is in working order!

Rock Band and Jazz Drummers: Make sure you bring your own sticks and cymbals.

All participants should plan on bringing the following:

  • Medical Form (if not already sent)
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathrobe
  • Shower shoes (flip flops)
  • Towel and shower caddy for soap, shampoo, etc.
  • Extra blanket or comforter, blankets and sheets provided (It can be cold in the dorms!)
  • White dress shirt for concert
  • Black concert pants/skirt
  • Dark concert shoes and socks
  • Swimsuit (optional)
  • Sweatshirt
  • Umbrella
  • Rolling luggage cart/shoulder strap for larger instruments
  • Backpack or side bag
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Dressy outfit for evening concert 
  • Spending money (no more than $8-10 dollars per day is needed)
  • Card games, small board games for free-time
  • Cell phone and charger or pre-paid phone card 
  • Instrumentalists: folding music stand
  • Extra reeds, valve/slide oil, mutes, strings
  • Pencils for rehearsals