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Mrs. Schmitt from Baltimore MD is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Amp Up the Band!

My students need a new keyboard amplifier so we can hear our jazz band pianist!

  • $858 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are frequently faced with challenges they can't control. My goal is to give them the very best I can every day and make their experience in my classroom positive and educational.

My students come a variety of backgrounds and home situations, but the thing they have in common is their love of making music and playing their instruments!

They come to school early and stay late to improve their skills. They work hard and inspire me every day.

My Project

Our old amplifier no longer works, and it is more expensive to repair it than it is to replace it. We need a new amplifier so our jazz band pianist will be able to be heard during performances. The pianist is a very important part of the ensemble.

A new keyboard amplifier is essential for our jazz band to have successful performances.

The amplifier will also be used every day during classes as part of my classroom technology cart. It will be hooked up to my computer and I will use to play recordings and videos for my students that will help them learn their music and become better musicians. They will be able to listen to professional recordings of musicians playing their instruments and also be able to listen to and analyze recording of themselves playing.

Mrs. Schmitt
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KC-600 Keyboard Amplifier • Woodwind and Brasswind $649.99 1 $649.99

Materials cost

$649.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$39.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$728.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$128.60

Total project goal

$857.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$857.34

7 Donors

-$822.05

Donations toward project cost

-$728.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$93.31

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.29

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$0.00

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