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Mr. Boyd from Itta Bena MS is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.


My students need alto saxophone reeds in order to produce a quality sound. The trumpet and trombone mouthpieces will upgrade existing worn equipment.

  • $491 goal

This project expired on April 21, 2016.

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My Students

Typically, I believe in engaging my students in a "hands on" lesson. I truly want my students to excel at all levels of music education. I will introduce the class to all phases of music over a period of time. Generally, I believe hard work and dedication will lead to success.

My students are from low-income, free breakfast/lunch and single parent homes.

The students are hard working and dedicated to the band program. Our school district is still under conservatorship of the state department of education. Most of our buildings on our campus are in need of immediate repair. Our students are in dire need of much needed materials and supplies. Despite the conditions, we are still trying to carry on in a positive manner with the music program.

My Project

My students will need alto saxophone reeds, trumpet/trombone mouthpieces and a replacement bass drum head in order to practice and perform with the band. My students will learn the basic fundamentals and techniques of instrumental music. We will be able to improve our overall function in the band program. With the material, I will encourage my students to achieve more on a daily basis.

I truly believe all donations will greatly improve the morale of our school and increase the level of confidence among my students.

It will be beneficial to the development of each students' skill level. My students interest level will be elevated for having better equipment in the classroom.

Mr. Boyd
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Alto Saxophone Reeds, Box of 25 • Woodwind and Brasswind $47.99 2 $95.98
Trombone Mouthpieces with Small Shank • Woodwind and Brasswind $44.95 2 $89.90
Ebony Series Pinstripe Bass Drumhead • Woodwind and Brasswind $50.09 1 $50.09
Trumpet Mouthpieces in Silver • Woodwind and Brasswind $23.10 2 $46.20
Strap-On Practice Pad • Woodwind and Brasswind $16.95 2 $33.90
Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece Kit Includes Mpc, Cap & Ligature • Woodwind and Brasswind $21.95 1 $21.95
Mouthpiece Trueing Tool • Woodwind and Brasswind $18.76 1 $18.76

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