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The Marimba Nutcracker Suite

A project in Portland, OR by Michael Charles Smith

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Michael will be recording his 2nd album on the marimba. This time, it's Christmastime with The Nutcracker Suite and he needs your help!
Backers: 313
Average Pledge Per Backer: $33

Funded: $10,301 of $5,000
Dates: Dec 10th -> Jan 9th (30 days)
Project By: Michael Charles Smith
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Latest News

Practice, Practice, Change the Diaper, Practice

August 6th - via:
Hello Marimba Fans, This is a long over due Update on the Marimba Nutcracker Suite. Since my last update, I have picked up the massive Rosebush marimba, finished the arrangement, and been spot practicing hard passages in the music to prepare for a... (Read More)

Working Hard!

March 4th - via:
Hello Marimba Fans, I thought I would drop you fine folks an update on the Nutcracker progress so far. I have been putting the final touches on the arrangements, entering every note and dynamic into a music notation program called "Finale"(I have... (Read More)

I'm Funded!!! Thank you all for your support!!

January 9th - via:
Dear Friends, Thank you from the bottom of my heart for making this dream come true! I can't believe the overwhelming support this project has received. With the additional funds I am going to be able to advertize the album, make nice published... (Read More)

The Marimba Nutcracker Suite Has Reached The Minimum!!!! Thank you all!!!

December 20th - via:
I still can't believe the response to this project! You have all made my dream come true! I couldn't think of a better Christmas present, to be told you will live out one of your dreams. I thank you all from the bottom of my heart, and I hope that... (Read More)

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