2019 Florida Music Educators Association Conference – January 9 – 12, 2019
Developing Notational Literacy with Conversational Solfege
Conversational Solfege, John Feierabend’s engaging, research-based method develops notational literacy by helping children understand music through the use of rhythm and solfege syllables at a conversational level that gradually evolves into traditional notation. In this literature-driven approach, students become independent musical thinkers through a sequential process wherein they learn and joyfully perform music before progressing to the decoding, reading, and writing of musical thought. CS serves as only one part of every general music lesson, allowing teachers flexibility to incorporate other activities into their instruction. Learn why Conversational Solfege has become the gold standard in so many districts in the U.S. and even internationally.