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Mr. Hancock from Indianapolis IN is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rockin' Recorders

Help me give my students colorful recorders and sterisol to keep them sanitized.

  • $406 goal

This project expired on December 8, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I serve a diverse group of student-musicians. We are an immigrant school, and are proud to represent many countries of origin. Through music, we celebrate our varied cultural backgrounds.

My students are brilliant but are often unable to afford private music lessons, so I work to provide them with as many quality musical experiences as I can in the General Music classroom and in after-school programs.

When given opportunities, these kids rise to the challenge and express their musicality with creativity and passion.

My Project

My students will learn to perform melodies and melodic accompaniments on the recorder. We will use games and practice strategies to learn performance, improvisation, and music literacy. Students will perform music from a variety of styles and genres that celebrate their interests and cultural backgrounds. Sterisol will be used to keep recorders sanitized and ready for music-making.

By donating toward this project, you will give a tangible musical gift to students who deserve every opportunity.

They will enjoy creating music with real, "cool" instruments. Using your gift, they will master state learning standards and prepare for future opportunities in band and orchestra ensembles.

Mr. Hancock
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 135 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Soprano Recorder • Woodwind and Brasswind $2.24 23 $51.52
Soprano Recorder • Woodwind and Brasswind $2.24 23 $51.52
Soprano Recorder • Woodwind and Brasswind $2.24 23 $51.52
Soprano Recorder • Woodwind and Brasswind $2.24 23 $51.52
Soprano Recorder • Woodwind and Brasswind $2.24 23 $51.52
Soprano Recorder • Woodwind and Brasswind $2.24 20 $44.80
8 oz. Germicide Concentrate • Woodwind and Brasswind $3.99 2 $7.98

Materials cost

$310.38

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$345.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.89

Total project goal

$405.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$405.93

3 Donors

-$313.00

Donations toward project cost

-$266.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.95

match offer

-$92.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$78.99

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.94

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$0.00

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