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Mr. Town from Andover KS is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Orff We Go to Music Class! Part 1

Help me give my students quality barred Orff instruments to play on so they are able to perform, compose, and improvise.

  • $1,658 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Located in Andover Kansas, my elementary is Kindergarten through fifth grade. We have over 300 of some of the most creative and curious students I've ever met. Every day I learn something new from them just as they learn something new from me.

As an educator, I want to create an environment for them in which they feel safe to explore, create, and express themselves.

My students come from a variety of backgrounds and home lives but always take on every challenge I give them without hesitation. They have done everything from performing musicals to dancing expressively with classical music. I am proud of my students each and every day.

My Project

Orff instruments are essential to every music classroom. Students not only enjoy playing melodic instruments but it teaches them so much that percussion and other simpler classroom instruments do not.

Barred Orff instruments such as the xylophones and metallophones teach students hand-eye coordination, teamwork, internal pulse and rhythm and how to express themselves melodically.

The instant gratification that percussion instruments supply a student is important in helping them feel successful in creating music. The more comfortable they become with the instruments as they get older, the more ready they will feel to compose larger scale projects!

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26 donors26 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 313 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Series 2000 Rosewood Orff Xylophones • Woodwind and Brasswind $635.00 2 $1,270.00

Materials cost

$1,270.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$89.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$19.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,408.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$248.57

Total project goal

$1,657.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,657.16

21 Donors

-$1,293.76

Donations toward project cost

-$1,114.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$179.06

Matching donations from our partners

-$345.75

Match offers toward project cost

-$293.89

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.86

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

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$0.00

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