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Mrs. Tillman from Winder GA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Conga Lines Are Fun, But We Need Congas!

My students need a double conga set with stand to expand our drum offerings.

  • $355 goal

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My Students

My classroom is performance oriented with a stage, a full set of risers, and more instruments than you would expect in the average elementary classroom. We make music with our own hands and breath, and we do it well. I'm in my fifth year at this school, and in the time I've been here, my students have become multi-instrumentalists on the bass, mandolin, piano, and drums. Some students like to switch around between the instruments, while others have "specialized" and concentrate all their learning on just one. Either way is fine by me, as long as they're learning and enjoying music and school.

My Project

My students are performers and doers. We do not just watch YouTube videos to see others enjoying the thrill of making actual music with their own hands and breath. We are eager to play anything and everything we can get our hands on! While we have a drum kit, a set of tubanos, and some bongos, we have no congas to provide that deep, two-toned sound that can inspire so much creativity!

This conga set with stand will provide my students another way to practice their physical skills while participating in the making of music from many different cultures and styles.

Besides the bongos (which have a mottled green/blue color pattern to match these congas perfectly) we have no other instruments with a high and low tone together. Having two tones to improvise around will help my students become more creative in using both sounds to create the great grooves they are learning to do. This conga set will add a new voice and dimension to our dum circle and general music making time.

Mrs. Tillman
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Synergy Conga Set with Stand • Woodwind and Brasswind $249.99 1 $249.99

Materials cost

$249.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.25

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$300.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.12

Total project goal

$354.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$354.11

6 Donors

-$240.00

Donations toward project cost

-$221.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.45

match offer

-$93.46

Match offer toward project cost

-$79.44

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$20.65

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$0.00

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