Do you have any kind of woodwind, brass, percussion, string or keyboard instrument that you no longer use?
Although you might opt to try to sell an outgrown or unused musical instrument, this process can be time consuming. In the end, you may not even recover the cost of your initial purchase. Why not donate your musical instrument instead?
As you may know, Tusculum College is in the process of developing a band program. Last year the College began with the Pioneer Pep Band. The pep band finished the year with eight returning members. Mr. David A. Price, the College’s new director of special events, has also agreed to serve as band and music director beginning July 1. Mr. Price and staff of Institutional Advancement are working Advanced Registration Day events during the summer to generate interest in not only the pep band, but also a concert band that Mr. Price would like to get in place this upcoming academic year. In addition to the pep band, it is hoped the program will grow to include not only a concert band and drum line, but also potentially a jazz band, other small ensembles and eventually a full marching band.
As we grow, there are a few things we could use your assistance with, beginning with the donation of instruments. Donating a musical instrument offers you an opportunity to help Tusculum College build a program, while helping to bring music to students who might not otherwise be able to participate. We would appreciate the donation of any instrument form the smallest percussion instrument to a large sousaphone or string bass that you may happen to have. We will likely be able to make use of most any instrument donated. If you have an instrument that you do not feel you can donate, but would need to sell, we would appreciate you making us aware of that as well. If you are interested in donating or selling an instrument, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at 423-636-7303.
If you do not have an instrument to donate, but would still like to contribute to the program, you may make a gift online at https://www.tusculum.edu/giving/gift.php. Indicate “music and band program” in the box labeled “Designate my gift to.” You may also make a gift by calling the Office of Institutional Advancement at 423-636-7303.