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Mr. Snarr from Idaho Falls ID is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

An Item On Our BUCKET List: Bucket Mutes

My students needj bucket mutes to accurately play our jazz band music!

  • $228 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are dedicated to each other and driven to better themselves musically and personally. They have an incredible understanding of the "bigger picture" and do a wonderful job of taking care of the equipment that we use every day, especially when the best opportunities are given to them to do so. These students are part of a well-respected band program that has a great amount of community support.

We are in a transitional period in our program, and we are looking to use that as an opportunity for growth.

My Project

Our jazz band trombone players need bucket mutes to play our jazz and blues tunes. These will be used by our trombone and bass trombone players in our auditioned jazz band. These particular bucket mutes are easy to use and very durable, perfect in allowing for an authentic sound from our trombone players for years to come.

A full mute selection will allow us to program a wider variety of music and give our students a more broader education in the jazz idiom.

These mutes are also occasionally used in concert or symphonic band literature, especially with all of the modern-style music that is being written today.

Mr. Snarr
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
160 Tenor Trombone Bucket Mute • Woodwind and Brasswind $30.00 4 $120.00
172 Bass Trombone Bucket Mute • Woodwind and Brasswind $31.99 1 $31.99

Materials cost

$151.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.20

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$193.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.14

Total project goal

$227.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$227.61

25 Donors

-$108.81

Donations toward project cost

-$100.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.70

match offer

-$109.84

Match offer toward project cost

-$93.36

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.48

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.97

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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