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Mr. C. from Hayward CA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Support My Young Tubas

Help me give my students a tuba stand for my low brass players.

  • $179 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Orchestra class is unlike any ordinary class. Aside from the obvious signs of the class not having the traditional chair and desk look, the students in my class are unlike any other. To be specific, the orchestra students always are enthusiastic, even on the gloomiest days and are always filled with positive energy.

However, our music department is a true exception.

Our combined choir and instrumental programs have produced phenomenally talented young adults and leaders who strive to inspire countless audience members. It is difficult to distinguish them as ordinary high school students at first glance, yet little do you know how much they are empowered through the arts.

My Project

Body position and air support are important for all instruments. When a student takes on a bigger instrument, such as tuba, it is very important to find ways to make holding, lifting and transport more manageable. Their neck and head position is very important for good embouchure and air flow.

We need to protect our tubist.

My students need a Tuba stand to allow them to properly play their instrument. They will develop the correct habits and approach without having to compensate for holding this huge instrument. Having this stand will also give the students the responsibility to maintain and take care of their instrument and keep it off the ground.

Mr. C.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
14950 Tuba Sitting Performer Stand • Woodwind and Brasswind $109.99 1 $109.99

Materials cost

$109.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.77

Total project goal

$178.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$178.47

1 Donor

-$178.47

Donations toward project cost

-$151.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.77

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$0.00

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