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Mr. Lubken from Chugiak AK is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Percussion Toys for Middle School Girls and Boys 4

Help me give my students some more percussion equipment to use in class. These stands/percussion effects and sticks are called for in the music we are going to play.

  • $375 goal

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My Students

I teach 7th and 8th-grade middle school students in Alaska. We are a growing band program with over 200 students involved in the band and jazz band classes. Our school serves students in the Alaska community as well as students from the nearby joint military base. In fact, over 50% of our students come to us from military families!

I am happy to serve these wonderful students in our area and take great pride in building their skills as musicians.

They are the reason I continue teaching music each day for the past 20 years. To see their eyes light up when they finally conquer that difficult passage in their music is a highlight of my day.

My Project

These materials are needed for my students to perform the music at our next concert. We currently do not have enough cymbal stands for all of our cymbals and various percussion instruments such as temple blocks and wind chimes.

This project will purchase percussion equipment that will give my students the tools to perform at their best in our next concert.

The thundersticks are for a specific sound effect needed for some specific band pieces. It is also used for quieter playing on drumset passages that are too loud with drumsticks. The monsoon rainstick will replace the one that we currently have which is broken.

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This project will reach 200 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Double Braced Boom Cymbal Stand • Woodwind and Brasswind $58.37 3 $175.11
Monsoon Rainmaker • Woodwind and Brasswind $84.21 1 $84.21
Thunder Rod Drumsticks • Woodwind and Brasswind $20.99 1 $20.99

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