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Mr. Bisaillon from Colorado Springs CO is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Keep the Music Playing

My students need music stands in order to have individualized instruction and performance opportunities. The clarinet mouthpieces will empower our students to play at a much higher level simply through having proper, quality equipment

  • $1,249 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are incredibly hard-working, respectful, and giving individuals in a difficult situation. The students not only invest in themselves but in the success and growth of those around them.

Coming from an area of low socio-economic background, our students fight the odds daily and have become an example of excellence.

The students provide an outstanding example of what can be accomplished when working together towards a common goal. They have been featured performers on multiple occasions throughout Colorado and have ambitions of being better all the time.

My Project

Currently, every student shares a music stand, which cuts down on the ability of students to make individual adjustments and changes to their music. While this seems like a small thing, this would be equivalent to students sharing a traditional, single seat desk in a math class. This is both not effective, nor reflective of the level of musicianship being demonstrated by students.

Your donation of 12 music stands will empower students to perform professionally both in presentation and musical excellence for years to come.

The clarinet section is the heart of the Concert and Marching Bands. With your support, our clarinet sound can develop overnight thanks to your generosity of providing effective equipment. These mouthpieces will support students who are strong musicians but are unable to purchase this level of equipment on their own. Your donation will spur the growth and excellence of all aspects of our program substantially.

Mr. Bisaillon
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 125 students.

32 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Reserve Bb Clarinet Mouthpiece • Woodwind and Brasswind $104.99 5 $524.95
M48 Carton of 6 Music Stands • Woodwind and Brasswind $215.57 2 $431.14

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