\nWoohoo! They did it! Your student has persevered through years of essays and standardized testing to snag that priceless diploma. Here are some suggestions for colorful and practical gifts that show your pride in their remarkable achievements.\n *****\nGifts Under $50\nAlessi ExcerptUp ($24.95 - $25.99)\n\nAs musicians we must be able to play ALL the orchestral excerpts, but some we don’t practice nearly enough. The ExcerptUp brings some fun and play to the daily practice grind. [Link]\n\n \n\nBand Is Horrible Card Game ($39.99)\n"Band is life, and sometimes that sucks. Let’s play cards." Your graduate and their friends will get hours of laughs out of this relatable and witty game. Collect the whole series:\n\n\nBand is Horrible (base game)\n\nBand Directors Only (expansion pack - 18+)\n\nAss. Directors Only (expansion pack - 18+)\n\nOrchestras Are Awful (base game)\n\n Orchestra Directors Only (expansion pack - 18+)\n\n \n \nBrass Instrument Earrings ($24.95)\nThese earrings are hand-made by our horn specialist Katie Evans! You can choose French horn, trumpet, or trombone, and she is happy to build you a pair in the colors of your choice. [Link]\n\n \nBrass Witch Magnetic Pencil Holder ($35.00)\n\nThis product is the first of its kind made for all types of brass instruments, allowing you to remove and attach a pencil quickly. The innovative design won’t scratch or mark up the instrument like the other hard plastic options. [Link]\n\n \n\nBrasstache ($10.95)\n\nI mean, who doesn't need a plastic mustache that attaches to their leadpipe? Great for themed shows, cosplay, or just goofing around, the Brasstache reminds hardworking musicians not to take themselves too seriously. [Link]\n\n \n\nFrench Horn Kazoo ($24.95)\nYup, it's a kazoo in the shape of a French horn. [Link]\n\n \n\nHorn Survival Kit ($49.95)\nEverything your French horn player needs to maintain their instrument in tip-top condition, all in one convenient carry pouch. [Link]\n\n \n\nMahler 5 Jersey ($34.25)\nYour student can display their love of both the French horn and puns with this colorful, breezy soccer jersey. The jersey is of a loose, lightweight fabric that wicks away sweat to keep you cool even on a scorching hot Texas summer day. [Link]\n\n \n\nMahler 3 Jersey ($34.25)\nYour trombone player will love this light, breathable soccer jersey that reps a mainstay of the trombone literature. [Link]\n\n \nMarcus Bonna Mute Bag ($24.95 - $31.95)\n\nShow off your style with this colorful nylon mute bag! Options for French horn, tenor trombone, or bass trombone mutes. [Link]\n\n \n\nMystery Bag ($28.00-$48.00)\n\nA staff member will individually select a fun assortment of sheet music, accessories, and maintenance products for your musician. Each mystery bag is unique and will save you 25% or more over retail prices. You can choose between:\n\nFrench Horn Mystery Bag\nTrombone Mystery Bag\nTrumpet Mystery Bag\nSheet Music Mystery Bag\n\n\n \n\nProtec Music Portfolio Bag ($24.95 - $30.95)\n\nTransporting music is a breeze with this sheet music portfolio bag. Protec's portfolios feature 3 storage sleeves, accommodate paper sizes up to 10.5 x 15", and include a removable shoulder strap and ID tag. They offer a variety of colors to match any personal style. [Link]\n\n \n\nRobinson's Remedies ($8.99 - $16.99)\nA leading irritation for brass musicians is sore, cracked lips. Give your graduate the gift of comfort with these all-natural lip balms formulated specifically for musicians. [Link]\n\n \nThe Spit Catcher ($15.99)\nYour student will tell you that stuff leaking out of their instrument is just water, but I hate to break it to you - they're lying. Keep that gross stuff off the carpet with a Spit Catcher. [Link]\n \n \nVerus Horn Strap ($35.00)\n\nThe Verus Horn Strap is designed to relieve left-hand tension, keep the left fingers properly aligned with the valves, and reduce pinky strain. It fits every French horn on the market and is a great accessory for any level of horn player, especially off-the-leg players. [Link]\n \n \nVerus Universal Hand Guard for French Horn ($35.00)\nEach Verus hand guard is hand-made by our repair technician Chris Wright out of genuine leather. [Link]\n\n \nHoughton Horns Gift Cards (from $15.00)\nGive your student the gift of choice with a merchandise gift card, so they can pick out the colors, sizes, and styles that suit them best. Or cover their next annual cleaning with a repair gift card, so their beloved instrument plays as smooth as silk.\n \n *****\nGifts Under $250\n\n\nManhasset Noteworthy Music Stands ($239.00)\nThe photo doesn't do these gorgeous music stands justice. The perfect accent to a practice room! Choose between:\n\nFrench horn\nTrombone\nTrumpet\n\n\n\n \nMarcus Bonna Mute Holder Attachment for Sheet Music Stand ($75.00)\n\n\nAh, the age-old question: Where the heck am I supposed to put this mute?! This mute holder attachment for a sheet music stand was developed to help the musicians during a concert by holding the mute at an accessible angle that does not get in the way of their sheet music. [Link]\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n \nStomvi UpMute ($95.00 - $145.00)\n\nThe UpMute is a great practice mute that allows you to “feel” when you’re using too much effort. The idea is to play your instrument with the UpMute and use the least amount of effort to produce the tone. In other words, be extremely relaxed and don’t use too much air. Then remove the mute and play your instrument with the same amount of effort and you will be amazed at how much easier it is to play and how full and resonant your sound is. Choose between:\n\nFrench horn\nTenor Trombone\nBass Trombone\nTrumpet\n\n\n \nStomvi UpSound ($139.95)\n\nUpSound is a warm-up and practice device for use with brass instrument mouthpieces. It's great for practicing or warming up in situations where using the instrument is impractical, working on ear training and pitch control, and focusing on embouchure and breath control. [Link]\n\n \nYamaha Silent Brass ($164.95 - $249.99)\n\nFor that horn player on the road who needs to get in their practice without disturbing the people around them. Once the player puts in the headphones, the Brass Resonance Modeling system will make it sound to them as if they aren't using a mute at all, even though the noise their instrument is producing is greatly reduced. Choose between:\n\nFrench horn\nTrombone\nTrumpet\n\n\n *****\nSplurges\nBAGS of Spain Cases (from $535.00)\nThese delightfully colorful cases are hand-made in Spain. Some of our favorite models include:\n\nCase for 3 Trumpets\nDetachable Bell French Horn Flight Case\nFixed Bell French Horn Case\nDetachable Bell Tenor Trombone Flight Case\n\n\n \n\nMarcus Bonna Backpack Bag with Room for Horn (from $395.00)\n\nAn expandable backpack that also functions as a horn case, with a plethora of pockets and storage options! Our best-selling case. [Link]\n\n \nMarcus Bonna MB-SD Case for French Horn (from $395.00)\nOur staff's top pick for light and easy travel. The bell section of the case unzips from the body, so it fits easily under your seat on an airplane. [Link]\n\n \nMarcus Bonna Double Case for Detachable Bell Tenor Trombone and Bass Trombone ($849.00)\nSave yourself a trip and carry two trombones at once with this double trombone case. It has two wheels to assist with transportation and provides that famed Marcus Bonna safety and protection. [Link]\n \n \nWiseman Wooden Cases (from $525.00)\nThese elegant and distinguished cases are CRAZY protective - check out this video of them being dropped down stairs and thrown into ponds. Your options include:\n\nFrench horn case\nTenor trombone case\nSingle trumpet case\n\n\n \n*****\nNote: We recommend against buying anything labeled "Pre-Order" or "Out of Stock" before confirming with us that we will be able to ship you your product before graduation.\nNeed personalized advice? Contact us at 817-993-6400 ex. 1 or email@example.com and we’ll be happy to offer individualized suggestions.