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Mr. Kirkpatrick from Asheville NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Drop That Bass!

Help me give my students a deeper musical experience with a new subwoofer!

  • $1,965 goal

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My Students

Our school is located in the southern part of Asheville and Buncombe county. Our region is mountainous and well known for the French Broad River and Pisgah National Forest. My students are amazing individuals that love music very much. They embrace the growth mindset and push themselves to excel in county, district and state events. The band is one of the largest elective programs in the school. This is in large part due to the dedication and energy our students bring to the program.

My Project

The band utilizes sound equipment in their performances throughout the year. One of the most important sounds in the band is the bass voice. A new subwoofer will accentuate the deeper sounds and lower frequencies produced by our student performers. Access to this piece of equipment will enable our students to perform in a more authentic manner and help engage our audiences even more. Our students will use this equipment daily in marching band, jazz band and concert band classes. This piece of equipment will broaden our students’ experience by allowing us to incorporate more music written for electronics and band. Please help us out!

Mr. Kirkpatrick
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
KW181 18" Powered Subwoofer • Woodwind and Brasswind $1,499.99 1 $1,499.99

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