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Mrs. Albus from Helena MT is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Concert Instruments for the Holidays!

Help me give my students the instruments they need to create a concert they can be proud of!

  • $499 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Many of my students come from a high level of poverty. We are considered a Title I building, which means many families receive free/reduced lunch, donated school supplies, and benefit from regular food/clothing drives. The opportunity to take part in extracurricular activities like arts programs can be limited due to the cost of participating.

It is integral that arts programs continue to remain a part of the school curriculum, so that students who otherwise cannot afford to participate in performance groups can have the chance to do so through the school music department.

My students are working really hard to create a wonderful winter concert program. We are performing pieces from stage and screen and need your help to make their program memorable!

My Project

When every student is engaged, lessons become so much more exciting! I cannot wait to use these instruments not just for our concert, but in the years to come in our music classroom. Unpitched percussion instruments allow students to work on beat, rhythm, dynamics, and notation skills while creating a more well-rounded musical experience. Other supplies (concert attire accessories) will allow my choir students, who put in extra hours of their own free time to rehearse, the opportunity to stand out and be recognized for their hard work.

Please help their holiday program come to life!

Without the instruments we need, not all students have the opportunity to showcase the hard work they do in class.

Mrs. Albus
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Foraineam Hand Percussion Instrument Triangles with Striker 2 Pack Triangle 5 Inch • Amazon Business $8.99 10 $89.90
Homemory 6.9" LED Battery Taper Candles, Flickering Flameless Tapered Candles, Warm White LED Lights, Dripless, Set of 12 • Amazon Business $12.56 5 $62.80
Large Boutique Hair Bows 6 Inch Cheerleading Cheerleader Cheer Bow Alligator Clips(Maroon) • Amazon Business $14.99 4 $59.96
Hohner Kids Tambourine, inch (S2203) • Amazon Business $9.14 5 $45.70
Recorders For All - Triple Play Adaptive Recorder - a modified Yamaha YRS24B Soprano recorder for people missing fingers or without full finger function - by Makers4good • Amazon Business $24.94 1 $24.94
24 Pcs Wrist Band Jingle Bells,12 Different Colors Musical Instruments Gift for Kids • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Men's Bow Tie Wholesale 12 Pack Pre-Tied Formal Tuxedo Bowties Wedding Solid Ties (Burgundy) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Neon Sunglasses (Pack 36) Assorted Cool Colors Wayfarer Neon Sunglasses Party Favors Party Pack Wholesale Bulk for Adults Kids • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
Nino Percussion Kids’ Wood Clave Set with 6 (Get 1 Pair FREE) -NOT MADE IN CHINA-for Classroom Percussion Music or Playing at Home, 2-YEAR WARRANTY, (NINO502-6) • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Redsa 24 Pcs Castanets Finger Castanets Bulk Colorful Shiny Children Rhythm Musical Percussion Instrument Toy Educational Toy Set for Baby Children Kids • Amazon Business $16.45 1 $16.45

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