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Mr. Bartell from Scranton PA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

March To The Beat Of Our Quad Drummer

My students need a new quad with carrier for our football season this fall. Our quad is the heart of our drum cadences and is an important component for any marching band.

  • $860 goal

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My Students

My students take pride in the music that they make and give 100% all the time. In our school schedule, some of them are unable to take regular band classes during the day, which makes learning music for marching performances tricky. They rise to each challenge and make the best music they know how to make. Students from grades six to twelve can participate in our marching program. It is an extra curricular activity that they can voluntarily participate in.

My Project

By having a new quad drum, we will be able to provide the necessary rhythms for our field show performances at football games. Our quad drums are also an important part of our cadence for when we march to the field at all parades and even cavalcades. Our students will play more accurately, their sound will shine brighter, and they will have the confidence when performing for others. Our students work hard to provide quality music. With these resources, the music they make will be better than ever. We thank you for all your support, and we appreciate any donations.

Mr. Bartell
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

This project will reach 40 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Starlight Marching Tenor Drums Quad with Carrier • Woodwind and Brasswind $689.99 1 $689.99

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