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Ms. Trujillo from Winter Garden FL is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Elementary Strings Celebrities

My students need basic materials like music stands, a speaker, and books to help them sound like professionals!

  • $598 goal

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My Students

I currently teach Strings classes for 4th and 5th grade in 5 Orange County elementary schools, 2 of which are Title 1 schools and receive free lunch every day. Many students are first-generation, whose parents immigrated from Haiti, Brazil, Venezuela and Puerto Rico. There are students from low-income families, and even homeless students. No matter the obstacles they face at home, they are some of the brightest and most talented kids and they come to class eager to learn how to play new songs on their instrument!

My Project

We provide as much as we can for students in order for them to be able to participate in this free class. We have a limited number of materials for students to use in class, such as music stands and music books. Unfortunately, much of our current inventory needs to be replaced, as stands become old and no longer support the weight of even one music book! We don't always have an audio system available, for instance when our class is held on a cafeteria stage during lunch, and it is difficult to hear each other and our accompaniment music! These kids deserved to feel and sound like the soon-to-be professional musicians that they are!

Ms. Trujillo
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
M48 Carton of 6 Music Stands • Woodwind and Brasswind $215.57 1 $215.57
AS-08TOGO 8" Wireless Rechargeable Bluetooth Speaker with Wheels • Woodwind and Brasswind $119.95 1 $119.95
Essential Elements For Strings Cello (Book 1 with EEi) • Woodwind and Brasswind $9.99 4 $39.96
Essential Elements for Strings - Violin 1 Book/Online Audio • Woodwind and Brasswind $5.79 5 $28.95
Essential Elements 2000 for Strings - Teacher Resource Kit (Book 1 with CD-ROM) • Woodwind and Brasswind $19.99 1 $19.99
Essential Elements for Strings - Double Bass 1 Book/Online Audio • Woodwind and Brasswind $8.60 2 $17.20
Essential Elements for Strings - Viola 1 Book/Online Audio • Woodwind and Brasswind $7.54 2 $15.08
Essential Elements for Strings - Piano Accompaniment (Book 1) • Woodwind and Brasswind $13.99 1 $13.99

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