When:
April 3, 2019 – April 6, 2019 all-day
2019-04-03T00:00:00-04:00
2019-04-07T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
Stetson Convention Center
2900 Stayton St Pittsburgh
PA 15212
Contact:
Abi Young
610-562-9757
2019 PMEA & NAfME Eastern Convention - Pittsburgh @ Stetson Convention Center

JOHN FEIERABEND

FIRST STEPS IN MUSIC: MOVEMENT DEVELOPMENT IN THE EARLY YEARS  

 Saturday March 6th  10:00 – 11:00AM

During the early learning years, children can acquire musical sensitivities, which will provide them with a lifetime of expressive and accurate movement intuitions.  This energetic session will present insights and activities that can foster those intuitions in children from birth to age nine, through the use of folk songs and rhymes as well as through movement experiences with classical recordings.

FIRST STEPS IN MUSIC: VOCAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE EARLY YEARS       

Saturday March 6th  11:30 – 12:30 PM 

During the early learning years, children can acquire musical sensitivities, which will provide them with a lifetime of expressive and accurate singing intuitions.  This lively session will present insights and activities that can foster those intuitions in children from three to age nine, through the use of folk songs and games.

 

12 STEPS TO MUSIC LITERACY USING CONVERSATIONAL SOLFEGE:  Part One Rhythmic Development   –

Friday March 5th 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM                                       

Through carefully sequenced activities this fun workshop will address the National Standards while demonstrating how to enable students to joyfully assimilate the content and skills necessary to become musically literate including the acquisition of listening, rhythmic and melodic reading, dictation, composition, and improvisation in an intuitive manner. Participants will experience a curriculum that grows out of tonal and rhythmic elements that exist in the folk song literature of this country.  Each rhythm or tonal element will be explored in patterns, songs and themes from classical literature.

12 STEPS TO MUSIC LITERACY USING CONVERSATIONAL SOLFEGE: Part Two Melodic Development   

Friday March 5th 1:00 – 2:00 PM                           

Literature using advanced Solfege patterns with a parallel development of rhythm patterns in 2/4 and 6/8 meter will be presented. Opportunities for early experience in part singing are demonstrated with, rhythmic and melodic sight-reading, dictation, composition, and improvisation.  Participants will experience a curriculum that grows out of tonal and rhythmic elements found in folk song to classical literature.

Friday March 5th
10:00 – 11:00 AM CS: Rhythm
1:00 – 2:00 PM CS: Melody

Saturday March 6th
10:00 AM – 11:00 FSM Movement
11:30AM- 12:30 FSM Melody

Stetson Convention Center – 2900 Stayton St Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Contact Abi Young:  Email: abiyoung@pmea.net  Phone: 610-562-9757