Registration

How do I enroll my child?

If you are interested in enrolling your 1st through 5th grader in Soundscapes, please read below.

Eligibility

Level 1
  • New students must be in 1st or 2nd grade at Carver Elementary School.
  • Parent/guardian must submit a fully completed registration form by Friday, September 18th at 5:00pm.
  • Registration forms are to be submitted to the main office or to your child’s school teacher.
  • Students will be selected via lottery. Remaining students not selected will populate a waiting list. If a spot opens up and your child is next on the waiting list, you will be notified by phone.
Level 2
  • Students must have participated in level 1 and be recommended for advancement, or new students must be 3rd or 4th graders at Carver Elementary School with behavioral recommendation.
  • Parent/guardian must submit a fully completed registration form by Wednesday, September 18th at 5:00pm.
  • Registration forms are to be submitted to the main office or to your child’s school teacher.
  • Students will be selected via lottery. Remaining students not selected will populate a waiting list. If a spot opens up and your child is next on the waiting list, you will be notified by phone.
Level 3
  • Students must have participated in Level 2 and have a recommendation for advancement to Level 3.
  • Students with 2 years of private instrumental instruction may audition for admission.
Level 4 - Upper School Academy
  • Students must either audition into the program, or have been previously enrolled in Soundscapes.
  • Students must be enrolled at Crittenden Middle School.
  • Students must be enrolled in public school band, orchestra, or chorus.

Additional policies

Siblings not yet enrolled in Soundscapes and in grades 1-4 are eligible for automatic enrollment one year following the enrollment of a sibling. All first-time applicants in their first year of applying will be chosen via lottery.

Returning students already enrolled in the program are not required to re-register. Students who have been asked to leave the program in the previous year due to a behavioral issue or have left voluntarily must participate in the regular lottery process.

Selection

All new students who have applied before the stated deadline will be chosen via lottery. Children who are not selected by lottery will populate a waiting list in the order in which they were drawn for the lottery.

Registration form submission

Download and print the registration form

Registration forms are to be submitted to the main office at Carver Elementary or to your child’s school teacher.