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Ms. Moulder from E Palo Alto CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Electric Violin to Support Modern Music Making and STEAM!

My students need an electric violin to explore modern musical techniques.

  • $810 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We have a diverse population with almost entirely minority students in attendance, including many English Learners, and several barely speaking any English. We have great staff members who love the kids and support them in all aspects of their educations. Safety is our number one priority in my school.

We hope to provide a well-rounded music education where music class is “cool,” and kids look forward to coming to class.

We are finding ourselves in need of some supplies to help maintain our growing music program.

My Project

Our new Orchestra program is thriving in the inner city! We want to explore some modern music techniques and potentially do some work in our school site Makerspace with an electric violin. At some point, we would love to have students play solos with this new instrument and play around with loop and effect pedals too. My students recently saw Black Violin perform and Stanford and they have been incredibly excited about music ever since. I work hard to make sure my instruction is culturally relevant and exciting for my students. This new instrument would surely help keep my students engaged in music! Thank you for considering a donation to my school and our music program.

Ms. Moulder
Grades 6-8
  • Cesar Chavez-Green Oaks Academy
  • E Palo Alto, CA
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
YEV-104 Series Electric Violin • Woodwind and Brasswind $595.00 1 $595.00

Materials cost

$595.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$54.44

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$688.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$121.48

Total project goal

$809.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$809.84

4 Donors

-$648.07

Donations toward project cost

-$603.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.71

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$61.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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