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Mr. Weeks from Williamston MI is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Eerie Sound...Just A Great Bass Drum Roll!

My students need new bass drum mallets. A flex-a-tone is also necessary for experiencing 20th and 21st century music.

  • $161 goal

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My Students

My band classrooms are a place of budding musicians, laughter, and great camaraderie! This year, my students are looking forward to multiple performances with great musical experiences.

My students are 6th-8th grade musicians in a rural Michigan middle school.

They are excited to be in band where they can learn about the beauty of music. My students enjoy the challenge of working together as a musical team to make something great! My students understand that music can bring people together.

My Project

Percussion instruments add the heartbeat to the band. The bass drum is a focal point of the percussion section and good bass drum mallets are important to give the bass drum a great sound. The percussion section also adds character to the music and a flex-a-tone is included in music to add an eerie effect.

New bass drum mallets and a flex-a-tone will allow the percussion section to make the music come alive.

These new instruments will be very helpful in the beginning stages of music making. Quality instruments that allow students to play different genres of music help to keep students excited about music.

Thank you for your support with helping our classroom!

Mr. Weeks
Grades 6-8

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This project will reach 150 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Concert Bass Drum Mallet • Woodwind and Brasswind $36.07 2 $72.14
LP1-8 Large Flex-A-Tone • Woodwind and Brasswind $32.64 1 $32.64

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