Some of the most passionate, inventive minds in music education advocacy are focusing all of their resources on creating materials to support directors in their recruiting during this unpredictable school year.
Below are links to these resources. We will continue updating this list daily as more and more resources become available.
We HIGHLY recommend that you check out this helpful checklist and video from Scott Lang.
2021 Recruitment Roadmap: Plan – Be Part of the Music (bpotm.org)
And if you’re just looking for his Resources Google Sheet:
This is a comprehensive recruitment program for getting your band or orchestra that shot in the arm that we’re all after these days.
Some resources from Saied Music Company & Yamaha:
Come Back Strong for Fall 2021: Your Post-Pandemic Planning Guide
WELCOME TO BAND Video: https://youtu.be/N_8b18vZ8FU
WELCOME TO ORCHESTRA Video: https://youtu.be/_sOIcAkRCis
Also from Yamaha, a nice presentation on both recruiting AND the CARES ACT
NAMM’s Webinar on “Talking to your Administrators about why Music Education Matters” (recorded Oct. 8th, 2020)
Amro Music’s Podcast on Recruiting Resources from Yamaha Featuring Disney Pixar’s Soul (recorded Jan. 5th, 2021)
NFHS summary of most recent aerosol study results
James Weaver Aerosol Study
Need help with your future budget? Bob Morrison from Arts Ed New Jersey has a great document to help you out.
NafME has a great brochure on Music Education and Social-Emotional Learning.
Do you need a resource for trying students out on their melody and rhythm skills? Here is a link for the Band Blastoff Video from Deanna Swoboda.
And the PDF Quiz for Kids