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Mrs. Sigmon from Charlotte NC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Xylophone for you!

Help me give my students a xylophone so they may expand their musical creativity.

  • $486 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember the excitement of walking into your music classroom and seeing all of the xylophones you would get to play? My students have that same anticipation, except our instruments are over fifty years old and broken!

My students have a passion for learning about music, performing, and creating instrumental accompaniments.

My students come from low-income households, therefore, not allowing outside opportunities for individual music instruction. My students are interested in performing, especially my fifth graders as they prepare for middle school band and orchestra.

My Project

In the music room, instruments are vital within the music-making process. The Soprano Xylophone will be used by younger students to accompany songs through the use of chords, while older students will use them to create rhythmic patterns or for improvisation. All students will use the Soprano Xylophone to aurally recognize pitches and intervals, which will increase their musicianship.

Student motivation and self-achievement will be increased as they play these instruments during school and community performances.

During classroom lessons, students work in teams in order to learn their composition, and they have to share instruments. But with your help, more students will have their own instrument to learn on.

Mrs. Sigmon
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Global Beat Soprano Xylophone with Fiberglass Bars • Woodwind and Brasswind $350.00 1 $350.00

Materials cost

$350.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.30

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$412.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.80

Total project goal

$485.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$485.35

3 Donors

-$255.17

Donations toward project cost

-$216.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.27

match offer

-$230.18

Match offer toward project cost

-$195.65

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.53

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$0.00

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