My students are growing up in the city of Camden. Per capita, this city has been rated in the top five most dangerous cities in the past fifteen years. Drugs, poverty, and gun violence has wreaked havoc on this once thriving city and my students are living in the midst of this chaos. They are constantly given the message that they are not good enough for state-of-the-art technology, top line resources, and comfortable classrooms. The lack of resources affects the students every day.
My students need a new digital piano to learn basic musical concepts and prepare for our first musical production in ten years!
While they have great attitudes and a lot of energy, years of little to no music education has left them woefully behind. A digital piano will help them match pitches and even harmonize!
Students are naturally curious. They love learning and just need the opportunity. They are dramatically behind in knowledge of music and performing arts. It is a constant struggle to keep the kids motivated and successful in singing together. Our old, decrepit, and out-of-tune piano is not good enough. They have a hard enough time matching tones and pitches. Our piano makes it worse.
Our drama club needs a new digital piano to assist us in our first musical production in ten years.
Your donation will help purchase this item for our club and give us the boost we need to make our musical a success!
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