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  • 1 donor
  • $2,175 still needed
  • $2,185 goal
Mr. Pearsall
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $2,175 still needed

Low Tones

Help me give my students a tuba to give them a complete set of concert band instruments.

My Students

As an educator, there are several things that I love about the students at my school. The students at the school have a large amount of energy that they exude throughout the school day. I believe expressing themselves using music will help and give students another outlet to release any extra energy or emotions.

Several of the students have shown interest in music but have expressed that they'd be more interested in music if they had instruments to play and materials.​ Students weren't always aware of instruments that are in the world and can be played.

Once they were introduced to different videos and pictures of the instruments they could possibly play, the students started naming which instruments they'd play if available.

The students are special because they have created a tenacious bond among themselves that you don't typically see in kids their age. The bond has been created between the students from their daily living, however, the bond can only get stronger as the young students learn to play different musical instruments together.

My Project

Obtaining a Tuba for our concert band will allow students to continuously elevate their knowledge and musical skill set. As my music program continues to grow and add instruments, students are able to hear how different instruments create different textures within an ensemble.

A tuba will be a tremendous asset to the educational standpoint of my students because the instrument brings a sense of diversity.

Compared to the instrument we already have, the students do not often hear the sounds of bass clef instruments. I believe that adding the tuba to the ensemble will allow the ensemble to delve into many different grade levels of compositions that are able to be played.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WS-BT235 Series 3-Valve BBb Tuba • Woodwind and Brasswind $1,699.00 1 $1,699.00

Materials cost

$1,699.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$101.94

3rd party payment processing fee

$25.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,856.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$327.60

Total project goal

$2,184.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,184.02

1 Donor

-$10.00

Donations toward project cost

-$8.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

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$2,174.02

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This project will reach 100 students.

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