The American School of Milan (ASM) is an independent, co-educational college preparatory day school offering American-style education in the south of Milan. The playground project was sponsored by the Fund for Excellence who purchased collaborative outdoor musical instruments for the elementary school playground as an alternative to sports for students. The School purchased the following instruments:
Congas – Colourful Outdoor Drums
Tubular Bells – Tall, Elegant Outdoor Chimes
Duo – Harmonic Outdoor Duo Xylophone
Sara Griffiths, the school’s Admissions Co-ordinator, was asked a little more about the project, how they found Percussion Play to deal with and how the instruments have been received.
What originally attracted you to our products?
We were looking for playground equipment that was designed for group play and a great alternative to sports at recess. The instruments are tuned to make nice harmonies and attractive to look at. The videos on your website were very helpful when selecting the instruments.
How well did Percussion Play communicate?
There was great follow up and the online chat was invaluable.
How well were the instruments packaged for international delivery?
All arrived safely and on time – a smooth process!
How happy are you with your purchase and any feedback have you received from the children, parents or colleagues?
Our students adore them and have been playing with them at recess every day! Low notes are the way to go, as the sound carries well.
How have the instruments been used e.g. music lessons, performances, recess?
They are for joyful experimentation during elementary school recess.
And finally, how likely is it that you would recommend Percussion Play and why?
Yes, we would. They are high quality, accessible musical instruments.
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