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Mrs. Gleeton from Ann Arbor MI is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Music Colorful

My students need Handbell and Boomwhacker sets in order to create true "hands-on" musical learning experiences.

  • $637 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year I have the honor of starting at a new school with a fresh batch of some musically inspired students. These students range from Young 5's to 5th grade.

They are a cultural, unique, energetic, and motivated community that are in need of new and exciting artistic experiences.

My students come from a very diverse and engaging learning community, many of which from low income families. These students will get to explore a whole new world of music with your help and kindness.

My Project

My personal music philosophy is that students will excel in the arts with hands on experiences. With these amazing instruments added to our classroom, we can truly create masterpieces.

These instruments will inspire creativity, while nurturing the components of rhythm, melody, and harmony.

With these instruments my students will be able to compose, connect, and perform on various levels. Together my students and I will be able to nurture social and communication skills while building self-confidence.

Please consider donating to our music room. We would be forever grateful, and the music we create will inspire and change our diverse community for years to come!

"Where words fail, music speaks." - Hans Christian Andersen

Mrs. Gleeton
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 420 students.

10 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kid's Play 13-Note Hand/Desk Bell Set • Woodwind and Brasswind $89.99 4 $359.96
C Major Diatonic Scale Set (Upper Octave) Boomwhackers Tuned Percussion Tubes • Woodwind and Brasswind $19.99 4 $79.96
5-Note Chromatic Set (Upper Octave) Boomwhackers Tuned Percussion Tubes • Woodwind and Brasswind $15.99 4 $63.96

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