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Ms. Lang from Los Angeles CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Case of the Squeaky Clarinet

My students need clarinet reeds in order to play their instruments.

  • $478 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Playing an instrument is a difficult process. It is essential that their instruments and equipment all be in working order to give them the best chance of success.

My school is a typical LAUSD elementary school.

My instrumental music students are enthusiastic and hard working. They are children of lower income families so our consumables, like reeds, are not in a family's budget. Even though my students are careful with their instruments consumables don't last forever.

My Project

The ability to have a student play an instrument in tip top working condition is an important criteria in their success. Learning an instrument is a very difficult task even when everything is in perfect working order. The "squeaking" clarinet is almost a given for a beginner but a broken reed is a clarinet players worst nightmare. Have a functioning reed will help the process.

Instrument consumables are an instrumental music teacher's biggest challenge.

We are always careful to preserve our supplies because the budget is always in question. Unfortunately there are no "hand me downs" when it comes to clarinet reeds. Successful playing is a result of practicing on an instrument that functions correctly.

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Ms. Lang
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 80 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bb Clarinet Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $33.99 5 $169.95
Bb Clarinet Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $33.99 5 $169.95

Materials cost

$339.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$31.10

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$406.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.66

Total project goal

$477.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$477.76

1 Donor

-$477.76

Donations toward project cost

-$406.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.66

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$0.00

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