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Ms. Mason from Brooklyn NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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The cost of instruments for music class is $638, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $638 goal

This project expired on April 15, 2006.

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I am a K-2 music teacher in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, where 89% of students qualify for free lunch. I am asking for a selection of instruments for the classroom so that my students have an opportunity to explore a variety of sounds. I hope to use these instruments to help students learn fundamentals of rhythm, composition, and improvisation. Instruments that I am asking for include a set of bongos, claves, congas, a tambourine and a guiro. These instruments have great unique sounds that can be used not only in exploring musical qualities, but Latin culture as well. I would also like to have some glockenspiels in the classroom so that we can have meaningful experiences with pitched instruments. My students would really appreciate the opportunity to play and experiment on various instruments. There are endless possibilities of how we can use these instruments to enhance musical skills and experiences. Thank you for your consideration.

Ms. Mason
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 625 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nino Wood Conga Set (2) • LMI Music - Musicians Friend $179.99 1 $179.99
Schalloch Tunable Bongos • LMI Music - Musicians Friend $49.99 1 $49.99
Sonor Glockenspiel • LMI Music - Musicians Friend $34.99 4 $139.96
Nino Wood Guiro • LMI Music - Musicians Friend $10.99 1 $10.99
Ludwig Medium Claves • LMI Music - Musicians Friend $7.99 1 $7.99
Nino 4 piece shaker egg • LMI Music - Musicians Friend $6.99 7 $48.93
Cano Tambourine • LMI Music - Musicians Friend $4.99 2 $9.98

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