At Midwest 2017, Woodwind & Brasswind presented on 2 important topics for today's music educators. If you missed this exclusive content, or would just like a refresher, please see the articles below. We hope to see you at Midwest next year.
Crowdsource Fundraising with DonorsChoose.org
DonorsChoose.org is a crowdsource fundraising website on which public school teachers can create a project for free and anyone can search through the projects and donate any amount to any project. Once the project is fully funded, DonorsChoose.org takes care of ordering the supplies and shipping them directly to the teacher and students.
Durable Plastic Wind Instruments for Schools and More
Plastic instruments are no longer the “Instrument Shaped Objects” of the past. Manufacturers are extending their product lines into different price points and marketing to entirely different kinds of customers. This new generation of plastic wind instruments needs to be better understood by parents and educators.