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Mr. Miranda from Phoenix AZ is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Lucky Ligatures!

Help me give my students better ligatures (Rovner Dark 2R) for their Tenor Saxophones!

  • $243 goal

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My Students

Our school is a culturally diverse, high-poverty Title I population. Ninety-two percent of our students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. All of our teachers believe that every single one of our students has the ability to learn and wants to be successful. Because of our beliefs we have been an A+ rated school for 3 years in a row!

Our students are extremely motivated to learn about the world and express themselves any way they can!

Students at our school yearn for a creative outlet and love the music, art, and physical education programs that our school has to offer. Despite their interest, many of our students lack the resources to participate in extracurricular activities outside of school and greatly appreciate any form of self-expression we can provide.

My Project

This project is a sister project to Magnificent Mouthpieces! In addition to upgrading the mouthpieces on our tenor saxophones, we also need new ligatures to replace our old metal ligatures that are falling apart or starting to warp.

Rovner Ligatures are perfect for beginning single reed players!

They have a simple design that is flexible and durable for young band students. We already have Rovner ligatures for all of our soprano clarinets, bass clarinets, alto saxophones, and baritone saxophones. With this project our entire collection of single reed instruments will have upgraded ligatures and our students can make better sounds!

Mr. Miranda
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dark Tenor Saxophone Ligature and Cap • Woodwind and Brasswind $26.99 6 $161.94

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