This is our standard instrumentation for symphony orchestra. The instrumentation for the Hot Hot Hot! series is below.

Strings
  • Violin 1 (6)
    (9 or more preferred)
  • Violin 2 (6)
    (9 or more preferred)
  • Violi (4)
    (6 or more preferred)
  • Celli (4)
    (6 or more preferred)
  • Contrabassi (2)
    (4 or more preferred)

Brass

  • French Horn 1
  • French Horn 2
  • French Horn 3
  • French Horn 4

  • Trumpet 1
  • Trumpet 2
  • Trumpet 3
  • Trumpet 4

  • Trombone 1
  • Trombone 2
  • Bass Trombone

  • Tuba

Woodwinds
  • Flute 1 (+Piccolo)
  • Flute 2 (+Piccolo)
  • Flute 3 (+Piccolo)
  • Oboe 1
  • Oboe 2 (+English Horn)
  • Clarinet 1
  • Clarinet 2
  • Bassoon 1
  • Bassoon 2

Rhythm/Percussion
  • Guitar
  • Electric Bass
  • Drums
  • Harp
  • Timpani
  • Percussion 1
  • Percussion 2
Percussion List

Vibraphone, Marimba, Xylophone, Orchestra Bells, Tubular Bells, Temple Bells, Sleigh Bells, Wind Chimes, Chinese Bell Tree, Finger Cymbals, Triangle, Tambourine, Med. & Large Suspended Cymbals, Crash Cymbal, Piatti, Gongs, Large Tam-Tam, Snare Drum(s), Military Field Snare, Bass Drum, Bass Drum (ala Civil War), Gran Casa, Congas, Castenets, Wood Blocks, Temple Blocks, Shakers, Slap Stick, Ratchet, + Toys.


This is our instrumentation for the Hot! Hot! Hot! Latin music series.

Strings
  • Violins (minimum of 12)
  • Violi (minimum of 4)
  • Celli (minimum of 4)
  • Contrabass (minimum of 2)

Brass

  • 4 French Horns
  • 4 Trumpets
    (4th Trumpet for high note pops lead to be selected by ARTIST and paid local scale by PURCHASER)
  • 2 Tenor Trombones
  • 1 Bass Trombone
  • Tuba
Woodwinds
  • 2 Flutes
  • 1 Piccolo (doubling flute)
  • 1 Oboe
  • 1 English Horn (doubling oboe)
  • 2 Clarinets
  • 1 Bass Clarinet/Doubling Clarinet
  • 2 Bassoons
Saxes (Optional but preferred if it is in your budget)
  • 2 Alto Saxes
  • 2 Tenor Saxes
  • Baritone Sax

Rhythm/Percussion

1 Harp
1 Tympani
1 Mallet Percussionist (mallets xylophone, vibraphone, glockenspeil,
chimes, sus cym, tambourine, concert toms, triangle)
1 Latin Percussionist (timbales, timbale bell or shell of timbales)
1 Latin Percussionist (bongo, bongo bell)
1 Latin Percussionist (conga….minimum of two drums)

In addition the percussionist will play various percussion toys including but not limited to: cowbells (3 different pitches) woodblocks, go-go bells, samba whistle, maracas , and castanets. These are specialized Latin percussion parts not usually utilized in the standard orchestral literature.

1 Guitar (electric and acoustic capable of performing all Latin and pop styles)

1 Electric Bass capable of performing all Latin and pop styles

1 Trap/Set Drummer capable of performing all Latin and pop styles