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Mr. Garnreiter from Santa Monica CA is requesting musical instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Heavy Metal-A New Tuba for our Tubist!

Help me give my students a 3/4 sized tuba that will make playing the instrument more accessible!

  • $4,981 goal

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My Students

The instrumental music students at our school make up a third of our campus. These young people make a fantastic community of students with very diverse backgrounds. They are continuously working as a team to create music together!

The passion these young musicians bring in learning to play their instruments continues to impress and inspire me and our community.

My challenge is to find creative ways to support students from a variety of backgrounds and experiences so that they all can achieve musical success within our ever-changing world.

My Project

Our three concert bands rely on a strong low voice foundation to help balance their sound. Having a substantial group of low-voiced instrumentalists in our ensembles is essential in reinforcing critical skills in the areas of intonation, balance, and musical blend. We are frequently encouraging and looking for students to switch to a low voice instrument.

A tuba's size can be intimidating for some of our younger musicians, but a 3/4 - sized instrument will make it more approachable!

Getting more of our young musicians excited about playing this essential instrument will help all of our ensembles produce a beautiful, well balanced sound.

Mr. Garnreiter
Grades 6-8

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YBB-105WC Series 3-Valve 3/4 BBb Tuba • Woodwind and Brasswind $3,798.99 1 $3,798.99

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