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Mr. Specketer from Alexandria VA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hayfield Bands Instrument Drive

Help me give my students the best possible instruments to serve our community.

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  • $10,084 goal

Friends & family pre-funding

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My Students

The Hayfield Band program is made up of students from the Kingstowne, Hayfield, and Lorton areas of Fairfax County, Virginia. We have a proud tradition of bringing music to our community through parades, school performances, outreach programs, and much more.

Our students work hard to create wonderful performances for our community, in the marching arts, wind band, and jazz settings, and we are calling for your support.

The students deserve high quality equipment to help them perform at the highest level.

We are proud to be ambassadors of the Hayfield community and hope to continue to make our supporters proud.

My Project

Our students deserve the best equipment. Period. While some of our students have the means to purchase their own instruments, we want to provide the best possible experience for ALL students. These instruments will be cared for and maintained by Fairfax County Public Schools, but will allow students from all backgrounds and economic situations access to quality equipment.

We all know that participation in music can change your life.

Let's make sure that experience is equitable for every student that signs up for band at Hayfield Secondary School. Thank you for your help!

Mr. Specketer
Never Before Funded Grades 9-12
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This project will reach 230 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
YAS-26 Standard Alto Saxophone • Woodwind and Brasswind $2,242.00 1 $2,242.00
YSL-448G Intermediate Trombone • Woodwind and Brasswind $2,069.99 1 $2,069.99
YTR-4335GII Intermediate Bb Trumpet • Woodwind and Brasswind $1,571.99 1 $1,571.99
YFL-362 Intermediate Flute • Woodwind and Brasswind $1,477.99 1 $1,477.99
YCL-255 Standard Bb Clarinet • Woodwind and Brasswind $1,053.00 1 $1,053.00

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