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Mr. Barro from Star ID is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tune The Band!

Help me give my students part of a class set of tuners, tuner pickup cords, and batteries to go with the tuners!

  • $961 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students involved in the band program are so high-energy and are always so eager to learn new things on their instrument! These first couple of months at this new school have been a blast with them.

They come to class with smiles on their faces and have shown steady improvement on their instruments over the course of the first quarter.

I can't wait to see where we end up as a program at the end of the school year and where they end up in the next couple of years!

My Project

The materials I am requesting for the band program will be used the second it gets into our hands! Tuning is a very important aspect for students to learn, especially starting at a young age. The tuners will be used daily by our students in the band program.

This project will help us immensely with starting our classroom set.

Our end-goal is to get at least 40 tuners as a classroom set by the end of the year, which will allow each student in each class to have a tuner in front of them. The nice thing about these tuners is that they also serve as a metronome. As many of you know, keeping a steady beat is very important in a musical setting! Otherwise, the sounds would be noise.

Along with the tuners on the list are rechargeable batteries (for the tuners) and a tuner pick-up cord. Since tuners pick up any vibrations in the room, it is important to have a tuner pick-up cord to eliminate all vibrations feeding into the tuner other than the instrument the cord is attached to.

Thank you for taking the time to look at our project!

Mr. Barro
Grades 6-8

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This project will reach 84 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Korg TM60BK Tuner Metronome, Black • Amazon Business $24.95 18 $449.10
Peterson TP-3 Tuning Pickup • Amazon Business $13.45 18 $242.10
EBL Rechargeable AAA Batteries 16-Packs (ProCyco 1100mAh) with AA AAA Smart Battery Charger - ETL Certified • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
EBL Rechargeable AAA Batteries (16-Counts) High Capacity 1100mAh Ni-MH - UL Certified • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$731.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$44.24

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$816.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$144.07

Total project goal

$960.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$960.46

13 Donors

-$551.64

Donations toward project cost

-$476.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.25

match offer

-$400.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$340.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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