IU Marching Hundred Matching Instrument Campaign

IU Marching Hundred Matching Instrument Campaign

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$3,510

Raised (USD)

Days Left: 0
Goal: $3,500

From Indiana University Foundation:

At Indiana University, the Marching Hundred is a constant our fans know and love. They are the rhythm of IU. Your gift today will help the band look as good as they sound through the purchase of new matching instruments!

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Instrument condition and quality are critical to the performance of the band as a whole in terms of both sound and appearance. The current Marching Hundred Matching Instrument Campaign seeks to replace worn-out, mismatched instruments as well as provide ongoing maintenance for those instruments.

You may be surprised to learn, as most people are, that the annual budget doesn’t cover the cost of replacing aging instruments or the total cost of needed repairs. Students who play smaller instruments like trumpets, trombones, and saxophones use their personal instruments, which are in varying states of quality and repair, and are non-uniform in sound and appearance. Larger brass instruments like sousaphones, mellophones, and baritones are provided by the band, but many of these instruments are well beyond their useful life and need to be replaced.

Recently, as a result of your generous response to the Campaign over the past year, the Marching Hundred made its first purchase of 20 new matching baritones! Your gift today brings us one step closer to meeting our goal of outfitting the entire band with new matching brass instruments, ensuring that the Marching Hundred looks as good as they sound. Thank you!

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Gifts will be administered by the Indiana University Foundation, which represents Indiana University, including the IU School of Medicine. This is not a gift to Indiana University Health, and the Indiana University Health Foundation will not play a role in administering these accounts.