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  • $494 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Lytten
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 13 donors
  • $0 still needed

Our Recorder Program Wants to Bloom

My students need alto recorders to expand our current recorder program.

My Students

All students in Grades 4-6 participate in a recorder program as part of their regular Music curriculum. This year I am expanding the program to include Grades 7-8. We have always played soprano recorders. I would like to expand our program to now include alto recorders.

We are a public K-8 school of over 400 students.

I see my kids twice a week for 30 minutes each time. The younger kids always get excited in 3rd grade, because they "get to play recorder next year." My recorder program is strong and I would like to make it more exciting by adding alto recorders to the program.

My Project

Many elementary students learn to play the recorder because it is a great first-step to playing a musical instrument. I would like the opportunity to enrich our program to include these alto recorders. Having these instruments will allow us to play 2-part and 3 part music.

The discipline required to become proficient with an instrument (through daily practice) and the ability to successfully be part of a group (such as an ensemble) are important skills learned a music class.

This same discipline and team-building are also life skills applicable in many arenas of life. I want to help my students attain these qualities while hopefully creating a life-long love of music.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
3-Piece Alto Recorder • Woodwind and Brasswind $23.98 16 $383.68

Materials cost

$383.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$419.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.02

Total project goal

$493.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$493.46

12 Donors

-$390.81

Donations toward project cost

-$347.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.62

match offer

-$85.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$72.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 70 students.

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