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Recruiting Musicians for Health and Social Care

Course description within. Take an in-depth look at how to find and interact with professional and amateur musicians in your care setting.

A must for all administrators and program leaders in any care setting, this course will help you learn to incorporate live music into programming. Upon completion of this course, students will feel more confident to:

  • Manage inquiries from interested music volunteers or workers
  • Create simple music programs for health care settings
  • Recruit and vet musicians for these programs
  • Manage these programs
  • Support the recruited musicians


Your Instructor


Sarah Pearson
Sarah Pearson

Sarah Pearson is a music therapist with experience working in oncology, palliative care, and mental health. Sarah developed Room 217’s Music Care Training program where she is currently an instructor and has developed several music programs in diverse health and social care settings. She has a background in non-profit communications, and performs regularly as a singer, choral artist, and songwriter. Sarah holds a master’s degree in music therapy, as well a graduate diploma in spiritual care and psychotherapy, an Honours BA in English, and a music performance diploma. She is currently working on a PhD in social work.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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