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Mr. Pisacreta from Barnwell SC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Band Reeds!

My students need oboe, bassoon, clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, and tenor saxophone reeds.

  • $491 goal

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My Students

My students are all over the place! I mean that in the best way, too. I love to see them learn more about music. They all want to grow in their knowledge of different instruments. They love learning in so many different ways and I want to be able to provide for the various routes to learning music theory and music notation and music performance.

All of my band students work very hard and deserve the best and that is all I want to be able to do for them.

My Project

Beginner Band is full of excited, anxious, and energetic students who want to learn to play their instruments. There are times, during the learning process, where students that play certain instruments get overly enthusiastic and break or chip their reeds while putting them on the mouthpiece or taking them off to put their instrument away.

Having an assortment of various reeds will allow me to have replacements for those students who accidentally break their reeds.

Also, teaching in a lower income school, having reeds that I can give to my students who otherwise would not be able to buy a box of reeds at a time can be extremely helpful.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Traditional Bb Clarinet Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $21.95 4 $87.80
Alto Saxophone Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $27.95 3 $83.85
Oboe Reed • Woodwind and Brasswind $12.95 4 $51.80
Bassoon Reed • Woodwind and Brasswind $12.28 4 $49.12
Tenor Saxophone Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $20.95 2 $41.90
Traditional Bass Clarinet Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $20.95 2 $41.90

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