You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Shores from Milwaukee WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Moving Music

My students need music which will challenge, inspire, and motivate them to play beautifully!

  • $358 goal

This project expired on June 26, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in the band classes are already on their way to a great product! We have been practicing hard every day, honing our playing, tuning, listening, and presentation skills. My students are bright, focused, and love being challenged. After having so much success as a first year program last year, I can't wait to see where these kids go! From getting a '1' rating at contest, to playing two concerts and several school and community events, the students are school ambassadors and add so much to our community.

These musicians rock the house, but we need music that suits our ability level and beyond so that we can prepare amazing concerts and experiences.

These kids are so dedicated, talented, and driven. They represent the inspiration, fun, and excitement at our school!

Music plays such a huge role in our school community. It gives students the chance to express their happiness, sadness, anger, love, and so many other emotions that school-aged children experience.

My Project

The music that we prepare, perform, and love is so important in the band classes. We need stimulating, challenging, and engaging music to move our skills forward. This music is some of the most beloved music of all time and being able to share this with the students is going to be so life changing. They have been asking for new music for at least a year! The scores are for our concerts next year, 2018-2019. We are requesting some holiday pieces, some soloist-focused pieces, and some pop music to include in our repertoire.

Students who are invested and interested in the music they are making are the most successful!

I know that with these materials, scores, and parts we will be able to cherish the music together every day in band. The students need to play music they can relate to, and everyone loves Michael Jackson! I have listened to my students' requests and ideas and feel that the music in the cart will fulfill my music standard expectations while making a lasting impression on their band experience.

Ms. Shores
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Shores is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mele Kalikimaka Concert Band Grade 2 Set • Woodwind and Brasswind $62.00 1 $62.00
Fiddle-Faddle Concert Band Grade 2 Set • Woodwind and Brasswind $60.00 1 $60.00
The King of Pop - Discovery Plus Band Level 2 arranged by Johnnie Vinson • Woodwind and Brasswind $55.00 1 $55.00
Paint It Black Grade 2 (Easy) • Woodwind and Brasswind $53.00 1 $53.00
Mystic Dance Concert Band Level 1.5 Composed by Michael Sweeney • Woodwind and Brasswind $40.00 1 $40.00

Materials cost

$270.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$304.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.66

Total project goal

$357.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$357.71

1 Donor

-$353.29

Donations toward project cost

-$304.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.24

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.42

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Milwaukee","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3171828],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"WI","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":3101431,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":1,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/moving-music/3101431/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":200,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Shores","authorIds":{"3171828":{"owner":"Ms. Shores","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3101431],"proposalHash":"1435783767","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp3171828_orig.jpg?crop=1504,1504,x646,y0&width=136&height=136&auto=webp&t=1602172044653","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20657801,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":5559,"proposalURL":"project/drumline-equipment/5227568/","proposalTitle":"Drumline Equipment","proposalId":5227568},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MzE3MTgyOA=="],"teacherId":3171828,"schoolCounty":"Milwaukee","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"WI","name":"Wisconsin"}}