MAIN VIOLIN IN FORT LEE (String Rental) usually recommends A or B for a beginner. They also kindly exchange the instrument if you would like an upgrade. www.mainviolin.com/#rental
Book: ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS FOR BEGINNER STRINGS
Wind Rentals (1 vendor of many to choose from) Visit website below, click on rent online and enter school zip code
Book: STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE FOR WIND PLAYERS
Wind Instruments vendors:
The Music Shop (see form above) - will deliver to school
Odibella Music - Bergenfield
Music & Arts - Paramus (Guitar Center)
Recommended vendor- Main Violin in Fort Lee
1/2 size most common for 4th/5th grade, but there is a measuring guide to help you.
usually recommend A or B for a beginner.