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Mr. Burgess from Barco NC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keep the Music Going!

My students need reeds in order to effectively play their instruments!

  • $980 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in the our high school bands are representative of townships and communities throughout Currituck County, NC. Instrumental students living anywhere in the county are able to attend this arts intensive program. Students who participate within the high school bands audition for placement within the program itself to best place their abilities and allow the highest level of growth.

Our students are serious about the art of music and community performances and both our students and community will directly benefit from your support.

Many of our students pursue music professionally and in college upon completion of this program. Even those who do not, still gain valuable life experiences that help them grow into exemplary citizens and advocates for the arts.

My Project

We need reeds in order to effectively play their instruments! My students rehearse daily, practice individually often, and perform (in total) 80 times per school year. In order to effectively do so, we need essential basic materials such as reeds! Currently students are responsible for providing their own reeds, however, these purchases are often very expensive ($30 for five) and because we are a rural school it often takes my students 2-3 hours to reach the nearest music shop and return home. This is very inefficient and costly for such a small purchase. Help my students to continue their musical excellence by providing the essentials! You could make all the difference!

Mr. Burgess
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Baritone Saxophone Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $35.95 3 $107.85
V12 Bb Clarinet Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $28.39 3 $85.17
Alto Saxophone Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $27.95 3 $83.85
Alto Saxophone Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $27.95 3 $83.85
Traditional Bb Clarinet Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $21.95 3 $65.85
Traditional Bb Clarinet Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $21.95 3 $65.85
Traditional Bass Clarinet Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $20.95 3 $62.85
Tenor Saxophone Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $20.95 3 $62.85
Oboe Reed • Woodwind and Brasswind $12.95 3 $38.85
Oboe Reed • Woodwind and Brasswind $12.95 3 $38.85
Oboe Reed • Woodwind and Brasswind $12.95 3 $38.85

Materials cost

$734.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$57.30

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$832.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$147.00

Total project goal

$979.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$979.99

6 Donors

-$326.66

Donations toward project cost

-$277.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.00

match offer

-$653.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$555.33

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$98.00

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$0.00

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