My students are some of the best students you could ask for. They are all members of the middle school band/orchestra program and love what they do. Most of them qualify for free and reduced-price lunches.
They work really hard and produce superior results.
In recent years the concert band received their first "Superior" rating at the county band assessments in school history. The string orchestra students have shown tremendous growth in their playing and I am proud of all of them. The students are high achievers and I couldn't ask for anything else.
Most of these students have been playing music since elementary school and really enjoy their musical experiences.
I meet my orchestra students every other day. Most do not have shoulder rests due to finances. I am hoping that through this project I am able to give my students all of the necessary tools to be successful.
The shoulder rests promote good playing position and posture.
However, right now the students are doing everything that they possibly can to keep the instrument in the correct playing position due to not having a shoulder rest.
With your help I will be able to provide shoulder rests for all of my students that currently do not have one. It will also provide shoulder rests for students for years to come.
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