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Mr. Ng from South Gate CA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bad News Beethovens Bring the Beat

My students need percussion instruments to learn the basics of rhythm.

  • $966 goal

This project expired on December 5, 2018.

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My Students

I teach middle school students that range from 6th through 8th grade. My students have all the creativity, enthusiasm, and passion in them for the arts. My students dream big, and if you give them the opportunity, they will take the ball and run with it. They have made the best with what I've been able to provide for them out of my own pocket, and I know that if given the push, they will exceed to greater heights.

My students are growing into young adults, and are hungry for an opportunity to express themselves in their own way.

I have many students who understand the value in "practice making perfect." They are dedicated, and they don't give up just because something wasn't instantly easy. They are willing to put the time outside of school to achieve their dreams. All they need are more opportunities to pursue their dreams.

My Project

My students need a solid foundation and entry point into the world of music. In the backbone of every good song is a strong rhythm section. My students need percussion instruments in order to accomplish this. Drums are not only educational, but also a lot of fun. If funded, my students will all have an instrument that they may all collaborate on in learning on keeping a beat and staying in time. This will bring a lot of joy to my students as well as liven the lessons I have planned for the forthcoming year. This will help with the efficiency and effectiveness of teaching rhythm in a large, group setting.

Mr. Ng
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Deluxe Music Stand 6-Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $129.99 4 $519.96
Diatonic Soprano Glockenspiel with Mallets • Woodwind and Brasswind $79.99 1 $79.99
Kids Percussion Gathering Drum • Woodwind and Brasswind $79.00 1 $79.00
Kid's Percussion Rain Forest Floor Tom • Woodwind and Brasswind $36.00 1 $36.00

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