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Mrs. Phillips from Atlanta GA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Perfect “Percussionists”

Help me give my students the perfect percussion instruments! I have some very enthusiastic “drummers” that I would like to turn into percussionists!

  • $501 goal

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My Students

My students are excellent musicians. They dedicate themselves wholeheartedly to music. Once they enter my classroom they know it is a safe place but also a very serious place where we learn to be competitive and rise above the competition.

I have had students that have won the state spelling bee competition, the state Hear our Voices competition, Beta Club competitions, and been accepted to District Honor Bands.

Our band is a breath of fresh air to our school building. Our school mainly focuses on athletics so we do our part to receive just as much publicity. We perform anywhere we get a chance.

My Project

I have some very enthusiastic “drummers” that I would live to turn into Percussionists. These materials will help them be able to play all the parts to their festival music for this Spring. We are missing the Slapstick as well as the Tambourine parts that are critical on some of their music. The students are excited about marching band but I am working hard to change culture to get them just as enthusiastic about symphonic band and festival season. If the kids have the tools they need for all the songs instead of having to clap those particular parts it will make them more excited about it.

Mrs. Phillips
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Freestanding Percussion Table • Woodwind and Brasswind $149.99 1 $149.99
Intermediate Mallet Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $78.01 1 $78.01
Fixed-Head Tambourine • Woodwind and Brasswind $42.99 1 $42.99
General Timpani Mallets • Woodwind and Brasswind $34.51 1 $34.51
Suspended Cymbal Mallet • Woodwind and Brasswind $33.99 1 $33.99
Hickory Slapstick • Woodwind and Brasswind $24.99 1 $24.99

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