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Ms. Bull from Springfield IL is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Instrument Care and Repair

Help me give my students the use of useable, clean, and repaired instruments.

  • $487 goal

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My Students

Music students are the future of entertainment in our country. The music students in this school come from varying backgrounds, many coming from low-income homes which can take away from their success in education. Although it may be difficult, these students work hard every day to come to school, stay focused, and get good grades. In fact, many students in the music classes are honor roll students.

These hard-working students have very limited musical resources.

Only a small handful of students have their own instruments to use in class. Most of the band students rent instruments through the school, many of which are broken, missing parts, and are constantly in need of repair.

My Project

I picked out instruments for this project that allows the classroom to have fully stocked reeds, instrument care products, and instrument repair products. With instruments that are constantly falling apart and are difficult to use, supplying the school with the three different repair and care kits geared towards specific instruments provides the teacher the ability to repair the instruments cost-free. Further, it is important to have fully stocked reeds to provide reeds for beginning students. It also provides an environment where it is ok to make a mistake.

Band instruments are expensive to clean and repair, therefore I have chosen to make a project where the school's limited music fund can be placed towards buying methods books and purchasing music that is relevant and educational.

Ms. Bull
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Movo MS-20R Neoprene Instrument Neck Strap for Saxophones, Horns, Bass Clarinets, Basoons, Oboes and More (Black - Short Length) • Amazon Business $9.95 5 $49.75
D’Addario Woodwinds RJA1025 Rico Alto Sax Reeds – Ease of Play, Affordably Priced, Unfiled Cut – World’s Most Consistent Reed Trusted by Educators and Professional Musicians, Strength 2.5, 10-Pack • Amazon Business $22.99 2 $45.98
Rico by D'Addario Alto Sax Reeds, Strength 2.0, 10-pack • Amazon Business $22.99 2 $45.98
Yamaha Trombone Maintenance Kit • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Rico by D'Addario Bb Clarinet Reeds, Strength 2.0, 10-pack • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
D’Addario Woodwinds RCA1025 Rico Bb Clarinet Reeds – Ease of Play, Affordably Priced, Unfiled Cut – World’s Most Consistent Reed Trusted by Educators and Professional Musicians, Strength 2.5, 10-Pack • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
Selmer 337RC Slide-o-Mix Rapid Comfort Trombone Lubricant, 30Ml • Amazon Business $6.99 4 $27.96
GU GU 1 Set Alto Sax Repair Parts Screws + 25pcs Sax Pads + Blanket column • Amazon Business $27.59 1 $27.59
Clarinet Repair Tools Replacement Kit Set Including Clarinet Springs Rollers Spring Needles Pads Instrument Accessory • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Ravel OP343 Trumpet Care Kit • Amazon Business $10.34 2 $20.68
Flute Repair Parts Set Tools Kit Practical DIY Repair Maintenance Kit Set Musical Instrument Parts Accessories for Flute, Flute Repair Screws, Rollers, Pads, Reed, Pin Bolts • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99

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