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Mr. A from Durham NC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

S.T.I.C.K. Drumline

Help me give my students the equipment they desperately need to immerse themselves in the fascinating world of music through percussion.

  • $1,992 goal

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My Students

Our school serves students grades K-5. Students in the S.T.I.C.K. Drumline Club are eager to learn how to play the drums. There is a wealth of enthusiasm among the students and they need equipment to realize their full musical potential.

BMES is a title 1 Magnet School where 100% of the student population receive free breakfast and lunch.

Having this many students at or below poverty level means that asking them to provide their own instruments or accessories can prove very challenging.

Despite their circumstances the students have demonstrated great determination in the face of adversity. The students exposed to music today will prove to be the leaders and musical prodigies of tomorrow. S.T.I.C.K. Club Rams exemplify the 'esprit de corps' necessary for a thriving band program.

My Project

The sticks, mallets, drums and cymbals provided in this project will provide a much needed avenue for musical expression for these underprivileged elementary-age children. Having this equipment will serve as an incentive and positive reinforcement for the lessons given in class.

Adding color to our lives in a special way, music is art in one of its truest forms.

Its ability to simultaneously evoke emotion from the performer and the listener is unique and powerful. Harnessing this power is essential to seeing the world in a new and exciting way. S.T.I.C.K. Club is dedicated to Improving Every Day!

Students will learn to improve their Sound, work together to build Teamwork, and learn to play the drums with Intensity to enhance their Creativity and Knowledge. Students who are exposed to music exhibit improved cognitive function.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Birch Marching Bass Drum with Carrier - Black • Woodwind and Brasswind $264.99 1 $264.99
Birch Marching Bass Drum with Carrier - Black • Woodwind and Brasswind $219.99 1 $219.99
Marching Tenor Drum with Carrier • Woodwind and Brasswind $199.99 1 $199.99
Glory Snare Drum With Sticks, and Strap, for Beginners and Students, Red Color- Click to Choose More Colors • Amazon Business $35.88 5 $179.40
Marching Snare Drum with Carrier • Woodwind and Brasswind $169.99 1 $169.99
Meinl Cymbals MA-BR-14M Brass 14-Inch Marching Cymbal Pair with Straps • Amazon Business $82.84 2 $165.68
Corpsmaster Marching Bass Mallets • Woodwind and Brasswind $38.99 3 $116.97
PCDR NEW 250-299 ADH PROTECTION PLAN • Woodwind and Brasswind $59.99 1 $59.99
PCDR NEW 200-249 ADH PROTECTION PLAN • Woodwind and Brasswind $49.99 1 $49.99
Corpsmaster Multi-tenor MTS1 Stick • Woodwind and Brasswind $11.99 3 $35.97
PCDR 150-199.99 24 MONTH ADH REPLACEMENT PLAN • Woodwind and Brasswind $28.99 1 $28.99
PCDR 150-199.99 24 MONTH ADH REPLACEMENT PLAN • Woodwind and Brasswind $28.99 1 $28.99

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