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  • $674 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

  • 14 donors
  • $0 still needed

March Into Music Literature!

My students need books about music like Sing me a story, My First Orchestra Book and Follow the Drinking and many more!

My Students

Playing instruments, exploring movements to music, learning music theory through games, singing lots of songs, experiencing music in every possible way - this is why I love to teach music!

My students are between 5 and 11 years old.

They are curious, energetic, engaged, music-loving, inquisitive, smart, courageous, interested children who are like little sponges. I am grateful that our school is very supportive of our active music program.

My Project

March is Reading Month, but my music classroom is missing a small music library. There are so many wonderful books out there that teach about music in many different ways. We are looking for books about different music styles, various composers, books that introduce young students to music theory concepts in a playful way. Some of the books are ideal to be orchestrated with classroom instruments or some books can be sung! Other books have beautiful artwork that goes hand in hand with the beautiful music. I believe that music books are a wonderful way to get students excited about reading.

Many students come from families where they are not introduced to a big variety of music styles.

I want to inspire my students to be open-minded towards all kinds of music, be this Opera, Jazz, Bluegrass, or Classical. I wish that they can get to know the famous masterpieces of music, and why not do that through books? My goal is for my students to deepen their love for reading and their love for music by Empowering Students Through Art.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SYMPHONY NO 5 IN C-MINOR OP67 SIMPLIFIED PIANO GET TO KNOW CLASSICAL MSTRPIECES ENGLISH (Get to Know Classical Masterpieces) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
The Nutcracker: Get to Know Classical Masterpieces • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Freddie the Frog® and the Flying Jazz Kitten - 5th Adventure: Scat Cat Island • Amazon Business $23.62 1 $23.62
Bravo! Brava! A Night at the Opera: Behind the Scenes with Composers, Cast, and Crew • Amazon Business $21.19 1 $21.19
Freddie the Frog and the Thump in the Night: 1st Adventure: Treble Clef Island (Freddie the Frog Books) • Amazon Business $20.33 1 $20.33
Freddie the Frog and the Mysterious Wahooooo: 3rd Adventure: Tempo Island • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Sing Me a Story: The Metropolitan Opera's Book of Opera Stories for Children • Amazon Business $18.77 1 $18.77
Carnival of the Animals: Classical Music for Kids • Amazon Business $18.51 1 $18.51
Jazz Fly 2: The Jungle Pachanga (book w/ audio CD) • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
The Jazz Fly (book w/ audio CD) • Amazon Business $16.96 1 $16.96
Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition (Once Upon a Masterpiece) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Haydn's Farewell Symphony (Once Upon a Masterpiece) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite • Amazon Business $16.61 1 $16.61
Sergei Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf: With a Fully-Orchestrated and Narrated CD • Amazon Business $14.36 1 $14.36
Vivaldi and the Invisible Orchestra (Christy Ottaviano Books) • Amazon Business $14.17 1 $14.17
Do Re Mi: If You Can Read Music, Thank Guido D'Arezzo • Amazon Business $13.82 1 $13.82
Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo • Amazon Business $13.60 1 $13.60
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - A Little Night Music: In a Simple Arrangement for Piano (Get to Know Classical Masterpieces) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade: Get to Know Classical Masterpieces • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
The Magic Flute in a Simple Arrangement for Piano • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
CARMEN SIMPLIFIED PIANO SOLO GET TO KNOW CLASSICAL MSTRPCS • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
THE MOLDAU SIMPLIFIED PIANO SOLO GET TO KNOW CLASSICAL MSTRPCS • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Pictures at an Exhibition: In a Simple Arrangement for Piano (Get to Know Classical Masterpieces) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Water Music & Music for the Royal Fireworks: Get to Know Classical Masterpieces Series In a simple arrangement for piano by Hans-Gunther Heumann • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
SWAN LAKE SIMPLIFIED PIANO SOLO GET TO KNOW CLASSICAL MASTERPIECES • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Can You Hear It? • Amazon Business $12.08 1 $12.08
My First Orchestra Book • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Peer Gynt (Get to Know Classical Masterpi) • Amazon Business $11.09 1 $11.09
Mole Music (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
In the Small, Small Pond • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Brahms (Famous Children Series) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Old Black Fly • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
In the Tall, Tall Grass (An Owlet Book) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Magic Flute: An Opera by Mozart • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Barn Dance! (Reading Rainbow) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Abiyoyo • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Cock-a-Doodle-Doo! Barnyard Hullabaloo • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Follow the Drinking Gourd (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Berlioz the Bear • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Frogs Play Cellos: and other fun facts (Did You Know?) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Commotion in the Ocean • Amazon Business $5.57 1 $5.57

Materials cost

$534.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$572.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$100.99

Total project goal

$673.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$673.28

13 Donors

-$606.93

Donations toward project cost

-$546.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.14

match offer

-$30.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$25.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$36.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 620 students.

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