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Middle School/Intermediate Choir Recruitment

A few of my classmates and I are trying to recruit middle school/intermediate students for our choir. What are some recruitment ideas for this age group?
on October 27, 2015 8:18am
Hi Melanie,
The best recruitment is your attitude. If you are positive about your choir, and talk about how much you enjoy choir, others will follow. You and your classmates that are in choir really are the ambassadors for the choir.  The more you show your appreciation and love for the class, the more others will believe you and follow along. Even though they don't always show it, your classmates will believe what you say about choir. Sing some of the choir songs outside of choir, talk about how much you like them. Teach the fun song/ your favorite songs to your friends. Tell your friends, "You should be in choir", "I would like to be in choir with you". They will listen. And then move to my school so you can be in my choir ;)
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on October 28, 2015 4:54am
I found that some people were just waiting for a personal invitation. Offer the invitation privately so the individual can answer honestly without having to consider who else is around. Tell each person how much you would love to have them in the group and how much the group would benefit from their participation. You never know who is in need of this kind of community.
 
on October 29, 2015 5:35am
Your best recruiting tool is your current ensemble.  If they enjoy what they are doing and have a positive attitude about it, they will talk it up to their friends.  There is your numbers increase.
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