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Mr. E Cumo from Bedford PA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Upgrading/Replacing Old Materials

Help me give my students what we need to succeed and grow as instrumentalists.

  • $507 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Nearly doubling our size from 5th, the 6th grade band has learned there is more to music than just making noise; Self-Confidence, Commitment, Discipline, Conflict Resolution, Prioritizing, Accountability, Responsibility and Community and making noise… all go into what we learn during the course school year.

Having the proper materials and instruments for these students is an important part of the growth and retention of our student participants.

Our students come from a variety of backgrounds and capabilities, and music is what keeps us all together.

My Project

To begin adding/replacing old materials as we continue to build our program.

Not all students/families can afford rental fees.

The student body has a growing interest in the instrumental program and having the proper materials available is important. Some students must share instruments from grade to grade in order to participate, as our school does not have enough for everyone. This project will help alleviate the amount of students without the proper materials.

By upgrading some of the older/well used items, we can continue to save for some of the "big ticket" items such as; alto, tenor and bari saxes, timpani, bell sets, bass drum, cymbals, baritone horns and chimes.

Mr. E Cumo
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
M48 Carton of 6 Music Stands • Woodwind and Brasswind $249.37 1 $249.37
Practice Pad • Woodwind and Brasswind $18.95 4 $75.80
Dan Fyffe Educational Series Mallets Dfp710 Birch Handle With Extra-Soft Yarn Head • Woodwind and Brasswind $19.71 2 $39.42
Braided Instrument Cable 1/4" • Woodwind and Brasswind $10.99 2 $21.98
Triangle Clamp • Woodwind and Brasswind $7.99 1 $7.99

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