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Mr. Carr from Durham NC is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

2nd Semester 2022 Band Room Instrument Support

Help me give my students the ability to fully stock our band room with instrument-support essentials for the 2nd semester in 2022.

  • $613 goal

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Celebrating Black History Month

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

I teach traditional band at a Title I School in Durham, NC. My students are ethnically and socio-economically diverse, and during the course of the day, they come together and form a musical ensemble that represents their rich cultural backgrounds. The majority of my students are not able to purchase instruments, instrument support material and accessories, and recording equipment of any type. Therefore, the classroom, in many cases serves as the only source of instrument support, practice space, and digital recording space.

My Project

For this project, this set of instrument support materials is geared towards the LG's Band needs for the 2nd semester. The band program is still trying to re-coup instrument accessory losses that occurred during the Covid-19 online learning time period.

In this project, there are a number of essential items that are needed to keep the band room safe and effective.

The reeds will be used to provide support for the 2nd semester beginning band students. The power strips will be used to ensure that the electrical systems stay safe and orderly. The instrument support supplies like the mouthpieces, neck straps and instrument stands will ensure that the students have what they need to keep their instruments functional and in proper playing condition. The desktop speakers will give the students the ability to playback band arrangements and digital support recordings.

Mr. Carr
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Conn-Selmer, Inc. Conn Helleberg Standard 120S" Tuba Mouthpiece • Amazon Business $84.45 1 $84.45
Yamaha 51D Small Shank Trombone Mouthpiece (YAC SL51D) • Amazon Business $54.34 1 $54.34
D'Addario Rico Alto Sax Reeds, Strength 2.5, 10-pack • Amazon Business $22.99 2 $45.98
Logitech Z207 2.0 Multi Device Stereo Speaker (Black) • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
JFDWOPHT Nickel-plated Silver Clarinet Mouthpiece Ligature with Double Screws Suitable for B Flat Clarinet • Amazon Business $10.00 3 $30.00
Yamaha 5C Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece, Standard Series • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Yinama Saxophone Neck Strap Soft Sax Leather Padded for Alto Tenor Baritone Soprano • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Power Strip with 8 Ft , POWSAV Surge Protector with 18 Outlets and 4 USB Ports(1 USB C Outlet), 8 Feet Extension Cord (1875W/15A), 2100 Joules, ETL Listed, Black • Amazon Business $24.97 1 $24.97
Belkin Power Strip Surge Protector - 12 AC Multiple Outlets & 8 ft Long Flat Plug Heavy Duty Extension Cord for Home, Office, Travel, Computer Desktop, Laptop & Phone Charging Brick (3,940 Joules) • Amazon Business $24.65 1 $24.65
Berklee Jazz Bass: Acoustic & Electric • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
GE 6-Outlet Surge Protector, 15 Ft Extension Cord, Power Strip, 800 Joules, Flat Plug, Twist-to-Close Safety Covers, Protected Indicator Light, UL Listed, White, 50768 • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Rico Bb Clarinet Reeds, Strength 2.0, 10-pack • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Hosa CMR-206R Right Angle 3.5 mm TRS to Dual RCA Stereo Breakout Cable, 6 Feet , Black • Amazon Business $8.90 2 $17.80

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