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Mrs. Kebodeaux from Bay Springs MS is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Strike Up the Band!

Help me give my students the mouthpieces that they need to play our brass instruments.

  • $514 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are on a new learning adventure. This band program is starting up from scratch. The band program closed down 5 years ago. I teach approximately 70 band students in grades 6-12. All of my students are beginner band students since the program is just starting up again.

My students are excited about having the opportunity to learn to play an instrument.

They are very inquisitive and enthusiastic about learning to play and about starting a band program at our school. My students have a new outlet for expression.

My Project

The mouthpieces will give my students the opportunity to learn to play brass instruments that the school already owns. The larger brass instruments were stored several years ago without mouthpieces.

Your donation will give my students the gift of music.

With these mouthpieces, my students will learn to play instruments such as french horn, trombone, baritone, and tuba. The school owns some quality brass instruments. Unfortunately, there were no mouthpieces stored with the instruments. We are starting up the band program from scratch. The band program closed 4 years ago. The school and the community want to see the band program form again.

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Mrs. Kebodeaux
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 70 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Standard Series Small Shank Trombone Mouthpiece in Silver • Woodwind and Brasswind $38.01 5 $190.05
Helleberg Series Tuba Mouthpiece in Silver • Woodwind and Brasswind $79.00 1 $79.00
Standard Trumpet Mouthpiece • Woodwind and Brasswind $33.19 2 $66.38
Standard Series French Horn Mouthpiece • Woodwind and Brasswind $38.99 1 $38.99

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