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Mrs. Watters from Camden MI is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Bass Drum Blues

My students need a new bass drum stand so it can be moved without the wheels falling off.

  • $944 goal

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My Students

CF is a small, rural farming community. Our school's motto is: "Small school environment; Big school opportunities". We want our students to have every advantage that larger schools have.

The students in CF bands are eager to learn and excited that the program is growing.

They beg me to begin new programs ranging from percussion ensembles to choirs. They are becoming better musicians every day.

One thing I love most about them is that because we are a small school, they are involved in lots of activities. Many of the band kids are also athletes and involved in other clubs, yet they continue to make music a priority.

My Project

Our current bass drum stand has four wheels and two of them are stripped so they fall off each day when the bass drum is moved. I recently told a student, "Remember the good old days when only one wheel fell off?".

When students have access to quality equipment, they can focus on musicianship rather than fixing their equipment.

The bass drum stand we want to purchase is suspended so it will allow our students to play with better posture and at different angles. The students will be able to "personalize" the bass drum. Up to this point, the stand we have been using has been "one size fits most", so to speak.

Mrs. Watters
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Suspended Concert Bass Drum Stand • Woodwind and Brasswind $760.99 1 $760.99

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