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Music to our Ears: Estes Instrument Donation!

Students sit in outdoor amphitheatre during kiwanis presentation of instruments

 Grace Albrecht with Eddie the EaglePrincipal Frederick and Eddie the EagleThanks to amazing community supporters, Estes students have more opportunities to participate in band and learn how to play a new instrument! Led by the Kiwanis Club of the Desert, community supporters including the Monterey Café, Chicago Music Store, a sister Kiwanis Club and Peter Dalton Ronstadt & the Company, raised nearly $8,400, which was used to purchase clarinets, saxophones, drums, cellos, violins, instrument supplies and cleaners, and more! Seventeen instruments and supplies were presented during a school assembly on October 28.

The Desert Kiwanis were inspired by sixth grade Estes student, Grace Albrecht, who launched a successful bracelet fundraiser last year to buy instruments for fellow classmates.

Thank you to everyone who came together to support music education for our Eagles!

 Kiwanis Club of the Desert, community supporters including the Monterey Café, Chicago Music Store, a sister Kiwanis Club and