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Mr. Carrera from Chicago IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keyboard Lab Mania!

Help me give my students 2 headphone amplifiers and Alesis recital digital piano for our new keyboard lab.

  • $365 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I am writing this proposal for my high school students who participate in our music program. Our high school serves a large urban area and has a high percentage of students from low-income homes. Our student body is culturally diverse and provides our school community an opportunity to experience music and customs from many cultures as we interact every day.

Many of my students do not have the opportunity to explore and experience high-quality music instruction outside of the school setting.

It is exciting to see them grow in their knowledge and excitement of music. Many of our students will continue their participation in the music program for 3 or 4 years during high school.

My Project

Our school is starting a new keyboard class. We need two audio amplifiers for students and teachers to hear keyboard playing through their headphones without interrupting the work of others. The amplifiers will be hooked up to the Alesis Recital keyboard that we are requesting. We have dozens of students who are interested in learning how to play a keyboard.

Providing them with keyboard instruction will open up so many opportunities to experience music.

My students are creative and determined. I know that once they experience success at various levels of keyboard playing they will reach for even higher levels of success.

Help my students experience music learning in practical and meaningful ways as they participate in keyboard instruction designed for their own abilities and interested in music.

Mr. Carrera
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Alesis Recital | 88 Key Beginner Digital Piano / Keyboard with Full Size Semi Weighted Keys, Power Supply, Built In Speakers and 5 Premium Voices (Amazon Exclusive) $219.99 1 $219.99
Fifine Headphone Amplifier 4 Channels Metal Stereo Audio Amplifier,Mini Earphone Splitter with Power Adapter-4x Quarter Inch Balanced TRS Headphones Output and TRS Audio Input for Sound Mixer-N6 $27.99 2 $55.98

Materials cost

$275.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$310.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.73

Total project goal

$364.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$364.84

23 Donors

-$168.10

Donations toward project cost

-$159.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

match offer

-$177.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$151.01

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.08

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$0.00

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