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Below are FAME events planned for the coming year. You may select specific categories to see the different types of courses offered.

FAME Calendar

Jul
13
Mon
ONLINE First Steps in Music Certification Course – Gordon College MA
Jul 13 – Jul 16 all-day
ONLINE First Steps in Music Certification Course - Gordon College MA @ Gordon College - Department of Music

JOHN FEIERABEND

First Steps in Music Certification Course will be offered as an ONLINE COURSE. All classes will be held in real time live stream. No classes will be recorded. Gordon College is in the Eastern Standard Time Zone. 

This July 13 – July 16th Class will meet Monday through Thursday from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. This includes a lunch break from 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM.

The First Steps in Music curriculum is designed to prepare children to become musical in by being Tuneful, Beatful, and Artful. First Steps in Music for Infants and Toddlers provides developmentally appropriate activities that are well suited for children under three years old with their caregivers. First Steps in Music for Preschool and Beyond provides activities for children as young as three but appropriate for any aged child that needs to further develop their tuneful, beatful, and artful abilities. Folk songs and rhymes as well as classical music are the primary source materials that are used to develop their musical minds and abilities. Created by Dr. John Feierabend, this pedagogical approach contains everything you need to lead a music class for preschool and early elementary students, including: Echo Songs, Call-and-Response Songs, Simple Songs, SongTales, Action Songs, Circle Games, Beat Motion Activities, and more. Ample time will be spent on exploring complete lesson plans for a three-year curriculum.

Participants who successfully complete this course will receive an official certificate of completion for First Steps in Music from the Feierabend Association for Music Education

Contact: Kristen.Harrington@gordon.edu  Phone:  978 867 4429

 All classes will be held in real time live stream.  July 13 – July 16th –   No classes will be recorded. 
Jul
15
Wed
Cancelled First Steps in Music Certification Course – Feierabend Association for Music Education Conference
Jul 15 – Jul 17 all-day
Cancelled First Steps in Music Certification Course - Feierabend Association for Music Education Conference @ Philadelphia Airport Marriott

LILLIE FEIERABEND

FIRST STEPS IN MUSIC CERTIFICATION COURSE 

The First Steps in Music curriculum is designed to prepare children to become musical in by being Tuneful, Beatful, and Artful. First Steps in Music for Infants and Toddlers provides developmentally appropriate activities that are well suited for children under three years old with their caregivers. First Steps in Music for Preschool and Beyond provides activities for children as young as three but appropriate for any aged child that needs to further develop their tuneful, beatful, and artful abilities. Folk songs and rhymes as well as classical music are the primary source materials that are used to develop their musical minds and abilities. Created by Dr. John Feierabend, this pedagogical approach contains everything you need to lead a music class for preschool and early elementary students, including: Echo Songs, Call-and-Response Songs, Simple Songs, SongTales, Action Songs, Circle Games, Beat Motion Activities, and more. Ample time will be spent on exploring complete lesson plans for a three-year curriculum.

Participants who successfully complete this course will receive an official certificate of completion for First Steps in Music from the Feierabend Association for Music Education. 

Philadelphia Airport Marriott – Terminal B  – Philadelphia, PA

Contact: David Vandewalker:  executive-director@feierabendmusic.org Phone: 678 462 2741

Jul
20
Mon
ONLINE -First Steps in Music Certification – University of Hartford, Hartford, CT
Jul 20 – Jul 30 all-day
ONLINE -First Steps in Music Certification - University of Hartford, Hartford, CT @ The University of Hartford

CONNIE GREENWOOD

First Steps in Music Certification Course will be offered as an ONLINE COURSE. All classes will be held in real time live stream. No classes will be recorded.  The Hartt School of the University of Hartford is in the Eastern Standard Time Zone. 

This July 20th to July 30th Class will meet Monday through Thursday from  2:30 PM to 5:00 PM.

The First Steps in Music curriculum is designed to prepare children to become musical in by being Tuneful, Beatful, and Artful. First Steps in Music for Infants and Toddlers provides developmentally appropriate activities that are well suited for children under three years old with their caregivers. First Steps in Music for Preschool and Beyond provides activities for children as young as three but appropriate for any aged child that needs to further develop their tuneful, beatful, and artful abilities. Folk songs and rhymes as well as classical music are the primary source materials that are used to develop their musical minds and abilities. Created by Dr. John Feierabend, this pedagogical approach contains everything you need to lead a music class for preschool and early elementary students, including: Echo Songs, Call-and-Response Songs, Simple Songs, SongTales, Action Songs, Circle Games, Beat Motion Activities, and more. Ample time will be spent on exploring complete lesson plans for a three-year curriculum.  Participants who successfully complete this course will receive an official certificate of completion for First Steps in Music from the Feierabend Association for Music Education

During this course, participants will be introduced to current research findings and the implications of that research on the development of an early childhood music and movement curriculum. Materials and activities will be presented for children from birth to age seven. Collecting materials, designing teaching strategies, lesson plans, and yearly curriculum, as well as developing and promoting an early childhood program, will be covered. Active participation in both music and movement activities will be the basis for most instruction. 

CONTACT: DR. WARREN HASTON:  haston@hartford.edu – Phone: 860 768 5526

Detailed Information: https://harttsummerterm.hartford.edu/hartt/summerterm/registration/workshop-catalog.aspx

All classes will be held in real time live stream.  July 20th – July 30th –   No classes will be recorded.  

 

 

 

 

Jul
22
Wed
First Steps in Music Certification Course – Toccoa, GA
Jul 22 – Jul 25 all-day
First Steps in Music Certification Course - Toccoa, GA @ Toccoa Falls College - Gate Cottage

MISSY STRONG

FIRST STEPS IN MUSIC CERTIFICATION COURSE 

The First Steps in Music curriculum is designed to prepare children to become musical in by being Tuneful, Beatful, and Artful. First Steps in Music for Infants and Toddlers provides developmentally appropriate activities that are well suited for children under three years old with their caregivers. First Steps in Music for Preschool and Beyond provides activities for children as young as three but appropriate for any aged child that needs to further develop their tuneful, beatful, and artful abilities. Folk songs and rhymes as well as classical music are the primary source materials that are used to develop their musical minds and abilities. Created by Dr. John Feierabend, this pedagogical approach contains everything you need to lead a music class for preschool and early elementary students, including: Echo Songs, Call-and-Response Songs, Simple Songs, SongTales, Action Songs, Circle Games, Beat Motion Activities, and more. Ample time will be spent on exploring complete lesson plans for a three-year curriculum.

Participants who successfully complete this course will receive an official certificate of completion for First Steps in Music from the Feierabend Association for Music Education

First Steps in Music Certification Class: (9:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day)
Gate Cottage – Toccoa Falls College – Forest Drive Toccoa, GA 30598

Yurii Henriques – yhenriques@tfc.edu

Jul
27
Mon
First Steps in Music Certification Course
Jul 27 – Jul 31 all-day
First Steps in Music Certification Course @ Moravian College

Leslie Weaver

The First Steps in Music curriculum is designed to prepare children to become musical in by being Tuneful, Beatful, and Artful. First Steps in Music for Infants and Toddlers provides developmentally appropriate activities that are well suited for children under three years old with their caregivers. First Steps in Music for Preschool and Beyond provides activities for children as young as three but appropriate for any aged child that needs to further develop their tuneful, beatful, and artful abilities. Folk songs and rhymes as well as classical music are the primary source materials that are used to develop their musical minds and abilities. Created by Dr. John Feierabend, this pedagogical approach contains everything you need to lead a music class for preschool and early elementary students, including: Echo Songs, Call-and-Response Songs, Simple Songs, SongTales, Action Songs, Circle Games, Beat Motion Activities, and more. Ample time will be spent on exploring complete lesson plans for a three-year curriculum. Participants who successfully complete this course will receive an official certificate of completion from the Feierabend Association for Music Education.

 

Event Name: First Steps in Music Certification Course

Event Beginning and Ending Date: July 27-31, 2020. 8:00am-4:30pm

Venue Name: Moravian College

 Haupert Union Building – 1119 Monocacy Street, Bethlehem PA 18018

 

Event Coordinator’s Name: Leslie Weaver & Carole Lutte

Event Coordinator’s Email: leslieweaver515@gmail.com, luttec02@moravian.edu

Registration: https://forms.gle/bm9Lg2bRff5CK3Ud9

First Steps in Music Certification Course -San Francisco, CA
Jul 27 – Jul 29 all-day
First Steps in Music Certification Course -San Francisco, CA @ The Brandeis School of San Francisco

JOHN CREVER

FIRST STEPS IN MUSIC CERTIFICATION COURSE

The goal of this course is to impact student learning by teaching attendees to implement techniques in their classrooms to help students think tunefully, to understand the role of tuneful thinking in a child’s overall musical development, to understand the 4×4 procedure for tune acquisition, to implement strategies and techniques in their classroom to engage their children’s vocal lengthening muscles, to implement techniques to help their students move expressively and to a steady beat, to understand the role of Movement Exploration and Movement for Form and Expression in a child’s overall musical development, and to understand the importance of following a child’s steady beat when first teaching how to keep a steady beat.

 
July 27 – 29  (8:30 – 4:30)
The Brandeis School of San Francisco, 655 Brotherhood Way, San Francisco, CA  94132
contact: John Crever info@music-ade.com  Register Online www.music-ade.com/
 
Jul
28
Tue
First Steps in Music Certification Course – Forney ISD, Texas
Jul 28 – Jul 31 all-day
First Steps in Music Certification Course - Forney ISD, Texas @ Forney ISD Texas

MISSY STRONG

The First Steps in Music curriculum is designed to prepare children to become musical in by being Tuneful, Beatful, and Artful. First Steps in Music for Infants and Toddlers provides developmentally appropriate activities that are well suited for children under three years old with their caregivers. First Steps in Music for Preschool and Beyond provides activities for children as young as three but appropriate for any aged child that needs to further develop their tuneful, beatful, and artful abilities. Folk songs and rhymes as well as classical music are the primary source materials that are used to develop their musical minds and abilities. Created by Dr. John Feierabend, this pedagogical approach contains everything you need to lead a music class for preschool and early elementary students, including: Echo Songs, Call-and-Response Songs, Simple Songs, SongTales, Action Songs, Circle Games, Beat Motion Activities, and more. Ample time will be spent on exploring complete lesson plans for a three-year curriculum. Participants who successfully complete this course will receive an official certificate of completion from the Feierabend Association for Music Education.

First Steps in Music Certification Course – Forney ISD, TX    –July 28 – 31 (8:30 am – 4:30 pm)

Contact – Mario Luna: Mario.luna@edu.forneyisd.net

 
 
 
Aug
3
Mon
2020 First Steps in Music Certification Course – Matthews, NC
Aug 3 – Aug 7 all-day
2020 First Steps in Music Certification Course - Matthews, NC @ Covenant Day School

RACHEL GRIMSBY

FIRST STEPS IN MUSIC CERTIFICATION COURSE

The First Steps in Music curriculum is designed to prepare children to become musical in by being Tuneful, Beatful, and Artful. First Steps in Music for Infants and Toddlers provides developmentally appropriate activities that are well suited for children under three years old with their caregivers. First Steps in Music for Preschool and Beyond provides activities for children as young as three but appropriate for any aged child that needs to further develop their tuneful, beatful, and artful abilities. Folk songs and rhymes as well as classical music are the primary source materials that are used to develop their musical minds and abilities. Created by Dr. John Feierabend, this pedagogical approach contains everything you need to lead a music class for preschool and early elementary students, including: Echo Songs, Call-and-Response Songs, Simple Songs, SongTales, Action Songs, Circle Games, Beat Motion Activities, and more. Ample time will be spent on exploring complete lesson plans for a three-year curriculum.

Participants who successfully complete this course will receive an official certificate of completion for First Steps in Music from the Feierabend Association for Music Education

CONTACT:  MARY ANN FOLTZ  Mfoltz@covenantday.org

Aug
5
Wed
First Steps in Music Certification Course – Salt Lake City, Utah
Aug 5 – Aug 7 all-day
First Steps in Music Certification Course - Salt Lake City, Utah @ Canyons School District: Crescent View Building

JOHN CREVER

FIRST STEPS IN MUSIC CERTIFICATION COURSE

The goal of this course is to impact student learning by teaching attendees to implement techniques in their classrooms to help students think tunefully, to understand the role of tuneful thinking in a child’s overall musical development, to understand the 4×4 procedure for tune acquisition, to implement strategies and techniques in their classroom to engage their children’s vocal lengthening muscles, to implement techniques to help their students move expressively and to a steady beat, to understand the role of Movement Exploration and Movement for Form and Expression in a child’s overall musical development, and to understand the importance of following a child’s steady beat when first teaching how to keep a steady beat.

 

First Steps in Music Certification Course – Salt Lake City, Utah
August 5-7  (8:30 – 4:30)
Canyons School District: Crescent View Building, 11150 south 300 east, Sandy Utah 84070
contact: John Crever info@music-ade.com  Register Online www.music-ade.com/
Aug
17
Mon
First Steps in Music Certification Course – Minneapolis, MN
Aug 17 – Aug 19 all-day
First Steps in Music Certification Course - Minneapolis, MN @ Perpich Center for Arts Education, Glass Box

JOHN CREVER

FIRST STEPS IN MUSIC CERTIFICATION COURSE

The goal of this course is to impact student learning by teaching attendees to implement techniques in their classrooms to help students think tunefully, to understand the role of tuneful thinking in a child’s overall musical development, to understand the 4×4 procedure for tune acquisition, to implement strategies and techniques in their classroom to engage their children’s vocal lengthening muscles, to implement techniques to help their students move expressively and to a steady beat, to understand the role of Movement Exploration and Movement for Form and Expression in a child’s overall musical development, and to understand the importance of following a child’s steady beat when first teaching how to keep a steady beat.

 

First Steps in Music Certification Course – Minneapolis, MN
August 17 – 19  (8:30 – 4:30)
Perpich Center for Arts Education, Glass Box  – 
6125 Olson Memorial Hwy, Golden Valley, MN 55422
contact: John Crever info@music-ade.com  Register Online www.music-ade.com/
First Steps in Music Certification Course Edmonton Alberta Canada
Aug 17 – Aug 19 all-day
First Steps in Music Certification Course Edmonton Alberta Canada @ First Presbyterin Church

DAVID RANKINE

FIRST STEPS IN MUSIC CERTIFICATION COURS

The First Steps in Music curriculum is designed to prepare children to become musical in by being Tuneful, Beatful, and Artful. First Steps in Music for Infants and Toddlers provides developmentally appropriate activities that are well suited for children under three years old with their caregivers. First Steps in Music for Preschool and Beyond provides activities for children as young as three but appropriate for any aged child that needs to further develop their tuneful, beatful, and artful abilities. Folk songs and rhymes as well as classical music are the primary source materials that are used to develop their musical minds and abilities. Created by Dr. John Feierabend, this pedagogical approach contains everything you need to lead a music class for preschool and early elementary students, including: Echo Songs, Call-and-Response Songs, Simple Songs, SongTales, Action Songs, Circle Games, Beat Motion Activities, and more. Ample time will be spent on exploring complete lesson plans for a three-year curriculum.

Participants who successfully complete this course will receive an official certificate of completion for First Steps in Music from the Feierabend Association for Music Education.

Contact: david.i.rankine@gmail.com

Register Online: https://forms.gle/pPFDZqBsere92Sd68

First Presbyterian Church 10025  150 St. NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada