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Mrs. Dinkel from Pendleton OR is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ring, Ring! It's Glockenspiels!

My students need Glockenspiels to explore melody, rhythms, and practice mallet technique.

  • $549 goal

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My Students

The music classroom in our school is so special because it has the most amazing students! Every student in the school comes through my classroom for music class, and they all are amazing. A large number of students come from the Umatilla Reservation and if you come to a performance you will hear several songs performed in the Umatilla Language.

Students of all ages love playing instruments in the music classroom.

If you step into my music classroom, you will see students dancing, moving, singing, or playing instruments. I try to incorporate instruments into my lessons as much as possible to keep students engaged and give them the building blocks to learn lifelong skills. I am truly blessed to teach all 430+ students and can't wait for another year!

My Project

Nothing else in this world compares to the joy on a child's face when they see the instruments out in music class! Playing the drums, xylophones, and tambourines in music class means it is going to be a great day for those students.

Every student deserves the chance to experience the joy of playing an instrument in the music room.

These pitched instruments will give each student the opportunity to create new music in my classroom. Our current glockenspiels from 1970 are few and falling apart. New glockenspiels will give all of the students a chance to explore melody, rhythm, and pitch recognition on a mallet instrument that is current and safe. My students are constantly singing, exploring, and ready to try new things in the classroom.

Mrs. Dinkel
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 435 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Primary Line Alto Glockenspiel • Woodwind and Brasswind $150.00 2 $300.00
Soprano Diatonic Glockenspiel C3-F4 • Woodwind and Brasswind $65.00 2 $130.00

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