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Mrs. Bell from Indianapolis IN is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wacky Woodwinds in Need of Supplies!

Help me give my students clarinet reeds, ligatures, and a conductor score to succeed in beginning band!

  • $159 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a very diverse group of children with one thing in common; they all attend an urban, public Montessori school. Eighty-one percent of the students qualify for free lunch and 88% of the students are a racial minority.

We follow the teachings of Maria Montessori to meet the needs of the whole child - physically, emotionally, cognitively, and spiritually through following and allowing the child to guide his or her learning.

I am fortunate to be in a school that sees music as an integral part of the child's development and encourages musical growth and expression.

My Project

We just started beginning band two weeks ago and students get their instruments this week! My clarinet players are ready and rarin' to go, but they need appropriate reeds and ligatures to hold those reeds onto the instrument!

My students are so excited about beginning band!

During our tryouts, my typically chatty group was sitting in complete silence every time a new instrument was introduced. They were enraptured by the demonstration and knew the fastest way to try the instrument was to quietly listen first.

We need soft reeds for the students as they learn, new ligatures as most of ours are in poor condition, and a conductor's score for me to be able to conduct the students appropriately!

Mrs. Bell
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Accent on Achievement Book 1 Conductor's Score • Woodwind and Brasswind $44.99 1 $44.99
Bb Clarinet Reeds, Box of 25 • Woodwind and Brasswind $39.99 1 $39.99
Clarinet Ligature • Woodwind and Brasswind $5.99 3 $17.97

Materials cost

$102.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$134.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.73

Total project goal

$158.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$158.22

1 Donor

-$158.22

Donations toward project cost

-$134.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.73

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$0.00

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