Be Part of the Music is a recruitment, retention, and advocacy resource for music programs across the country. Our vast and growing set of tools help music educators at every level get and keep more students involved in music, and programs that use Be Part of the Music see an average annual increase of 18 new students added to their ensembles. We’ve put together a series of recruitment videos, customizable documents, automated engagement tools, and other helpful resources to help simplify the recruitment process and save you valuable time.
Recruitment, Retention, and Advocacy Tools
more new students added per ensemble annually
of teachers stated these resources had a postive impact on enrollment
music educators use our resources for recruitment/retention
Average annual program growth of educators using these resources
Create Your Own Free Recruitment Webpage
Make your recruitment efforts easier than ever with your own personalized recruitment webpage. This free resource gives you a dedicated webpage to help explain the long-term benefits of music education. Your page is personalized to your music program, branded with your school name and colors, populated with your contact information and comes loaded with instrument demonstration videos, parent and student interviews, music education statistics, and an easy web form for parents to indicate their child's interest. (Submissions go directly to your inbox so you can follow-up easily.) Use this resource to generate interest for your music program and promote the importance of music education in your community.
Keep your students enrolled and your parents involved in music education!
Get personalized music advocacy emails sent to you each month that helps keep kids in your music program. INCREASE your impact while DECREASING your workload. Our personalized monthly emails keep the importance of your music program top of mind for your parents.
16 weeks of critical to-do lists and timely resources leading up to your school's enrollment!
If you have too much to do and not enough time to do it, this is the PERFECT solution for you. You set your recruitment date, and our software will work backwards to deliver what you need, when you need it.
Checklist reminders will be matched to your school's enrollment schedule, giving you perfectly timed task reminders when you need it. You'll get the entire blueprint as soon as you sign up and will receive automatic reminders for remaining tasks that fit into your timeline just when you need them.
“Having all the materials I need ready to fit to my program and use is a huge blessing!”
"We experienced a huge surge of beginners this year."
"This is a wonderful collection of functional resources for any music educator."
Music Educator: All print materials are pre-formatted and can be printed and used as is, or altered to suit your individual needs. Before using, be sure to read the entire document and complete the sections left for your own information. Those areas will be obvious when you read them.
Our team has created a simple-to-use Google Form to collect all the information you need from prospective students in a brief online form. Just send it to the parents of prospective students, and watch as Google collects the responses for you! From there, you can download the results into a spreadsheet to use as you wish. View a sample of the form here, and if you like what you see, click the link below to be prompted to save your own copy. You can customize it to your heart's content, right down to school colors!