Ways to Give
Even a well-resourced school district can do with some extra help. Any extra support you can provide our students is very much appreciated.
General aid will be used at the discretion of the Booster Club Board, with the intent of improving instruments, classroom equipment, or providing financial aid to students that need it.
We suggest a starting amount of $50 and up.
Every year, we bring in instrument-specific coaches to support students in all classes. For students that have never received private lessons, this provides dedicated instruction to them from local professionals and teachers.
We need approximately thirty hours. If you would like your donation to be designated for coaching hours, please note that in the payment step.
In March 2023, our music program will be traveling to California to participate in the Disney Performing Arts Program. Any year there is an out-of-state trip, we typically have to make an even greater fundraising push (this year’s trip costs approximately $1400/student).
We suggest a starting amount of $100 and up. If you would like your donation to be designated for student scholarship / financial aid, please note that in the payment step.
SUPPORT OUR STUDENTS
Sponsor or donate an instrument
Help us expand our inventory so that all students have access to high quality instruments.
Sponsoring an instrument (in full or in part) is a great way of helping expand our resources. Alternatively, you might have a used instrument that your family has owned. We're more than happy to accept donations but would kindly ask that the instrument is in good working condition or be taken in for service before donating.
To find out more., please contact the Orchestra Boosters Club or Mr. Kam firstname.lastname@example.org
Over the last five years, our enrollment across Bellevue High Orchestras has increased by over 10%! That translates into more instrument needs. We are at the brink of what we can provide. Each generation of musicians that has come into BHS Orchestras has helped expand inventory, and now we are asking you to be a part of that legacy.
The Orchestra Boosters Club is looking for full or partial funding for the following instruments:
Andre Tellis* Double Bass ($2,967)
Andre Tellis* Cello ($2,542)
Andre Tellis* Violin ($1,359)
* all Andre Tellis models are hand carved with ebony fittings and a nitro-cellulose or lacquer finish. All instruments are handmade and professionally set up by Hammond Ashley Violins in Issaquah. Each instrument includes fitting a new bridge, planing the fingerboard, fitting the tuning pegs correctly, adjusting the soundpost, installing D'Addario or Thomastic brand strings and a high quality fine tuning tailpiece.