Conference Morsel: More Males, Please
Date: April 17, 2014
(An excerpt from the interest session “Level the Playing Field: Using Barbershop Harmony to get More Males into Your Choral Program,” presented by Adam Scott during the 2014 ACDA North Central Division Conference)
Wouldn't it be great if the guys recruited each other?
Getting guys to join choir is about scratching their itch. If the ratio of guys to girls enrolled in band class are almost equal why does it seem so hard to recruit guys? This session discusses the right types of songs to introduce, when to hold men's choir, rehearsal strategies, tag singing, and getting guys so fired up about music that they do the recruiting for you. Harmony in the hallways will become the norm and you'll find guys in choir you'd never have expected.