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Mrs. Duchnick
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households
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Making Music Lifts The Heart

Help me give my students RECORDERS, so music can become an integral part of our enrichment curriculum.

My Students

My students are eager, excited, active learners. They come to school ready to dive into whatever the day has to offer.

All of my students are unique and bring their uniqueness to class with them every day.

They come from different backgrounds and different cultures, but they all come for the same reason: to grow and learn.

Our TK-8 school is located in the fertile central valley of California, surrounded by farmland and dairies. Many of my students are bilingual and are still cementing their English skills. They are eager to excel and willing to work very hard to do so.

My Project

Long ago, Plato said that education in music is "most sovereign because more than anything else rhythm and harmony find their way to the innermost soul and take the strongest hold upon it." Today, well-known musicians echo that sentiment. According to Jewel, "some people think music education is a privilege, but I think it's essential to being human."

From ancient history to the present day, music education has been considered indispensable.

The recorders I am requesting will give the fourth- and fifth- graders at our little school the opportunity to learn the basics of music. By the end of the school year, they will be able to not only read music but also to play a musical instrument independently. I cannot imagine my schooldays without music, and I want my students to have the opportunity to experience that same joy.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SOPRANO RECORDER VALU BNDL 25PK • Woodwind and Brasswind $69.95 1 $69.95
SOPRANO RECORDER VALU BNDL 25PK • Woodwind and Brasswind $69.95 1 $69.95
SOPRANO RECORDER VALU BNDL 25PK • Woodwind and Brasswind $69.95 1 $69.95
SOPRANO RECORDER VALU BNDL 25PK • Woodwind and Brasswind $69.95 1 $69.95

Materials cost

$279.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$25.60

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$339.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.93

Total project goal

$399.53

How we calculate what's needed

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$399.53

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