Dr. John Feierabend Calendar on GIAmusic.com
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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.
- Tips and Tricks for teaching infant and toddler music classes
Connie Greenwood, University of Hartford
Seasoned First Steps in Music teacher trainer, Connie Greenwood will share her secrets to having a successful and productive infant and toddler music class with parents or in a Pre-K classroom.
Gen Mus, Thurs, 9:15-10:15, Beacon Hill 2&3
- Nurturing a Moving and Learning Child in the Music Classroom.
Connie Greenwood, University of Hartford
Based on Anne Green Gilbert’s “Brain Dance” Connie will give music and movement ideas to rewire and encourage synaptic connections. She will address movement assessment and give specific ways to enhance movement creativity in the Pre-K through second grade classroom.
Gen Mus, Thurs, 2:45-3:45, Skyline
Contact Ruth Debrot Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Boston Seaport Hotel/ World Trade Center
The Hartt School of the University of Hartford Summer Term Classes
First Steps in Music® Connie Greenwood
Fame First Steps in Music Certificate Course – Connie Greenwood
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. PLEASE NOTE: This course is cross-listed with Kodály Methodology Level I and meets at the same time and place.
Conversational SolfegeTM —Beginning Music Literacy – John Feierabend
FAME Conversational Solfege Level 1 & 2 Certificate Course
Conversational Solfege is a pedagogical method that develops musical literacy. Based on models used to teach conversational foreign languages, Conversational Solfege develops an understanding of music through the use of rhythm syllables and solfege syllables at a conversational level, then gradually evolves into traditional notation. Through carefully sequenced activities, Conversational Solfege enables students to joyfully assimilate the skills and content necessary to be musically literate. Through various techniques, Conversational Solfege allows the acquisition of musical reading and writing, dictation, improvisation, and composition in an intuitive manner. This course is applicable to general music, choral, and instrumental teachers. PLEASE NOTE: This course is cross-listed with Kodály Methodology Level II and meets at the same time and place. Methodology Level II and meets at the same time and place.
Conversational SolfegeTM—Advanced Music Literacy – John Feierabend
FAME Conversational Solfege Upper Level Certificate Course
This course further explores the development of music literacy through analyzing songs and creating a sequence of learning based on song content and skill development. Strategies, including listening, reading, writing, writing lesson plans, as well as establishing yearly goals, and an introduction of how to teach harmonic function in major and minor tonalities as they apply to improvisation and composition will be covered. PLEASE NOTE: This course is cross-listed with Kodály Methodology Level III and meets at the same time and place.
First Steps in Music Certificate Class
Kodály Certification – Levels I
Conversational Solfege Level1 & 2 Certificate Class
Kodály Certification Levels I I
Conversational Solfege Upper Level Certificate Class
Kodály Certification – Levels III
Contact Warren Haston Email: email@example.com Phone: 860 768 5526
University of Hartford West Hartford, CT 06117
KODALY CERTIFICATION And First Steps in Music Certificate Course AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD SUMMERTERM, JULY 22-AUGUST 1, 2019
FIRST STEPS IN MUSIC CERTIFICATION COURSE / METHODOLOGY I — READINESS FOR LITERACY
PLEASE NOTE: The First Steps in Music Certification Course is cross-listed with Kodály Methodology Level I and meet at the same time and place.
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
PLEASE NOTE: This course is cross-listed with Kodály Methodology Level I and meets at the same time and place.
First Steps in Music Certification Course with Connie Greenwood
The Hartt School -Music Department The University of Hartford – Workshop Session IV & V
200 Bloomfield Ave West Hartford, CT 06117
Monday July 22 – Friday August 1, 2019
Teacher- Connie Greenwood
SESSION DATES & TIMES
Workshop Session IV & V , July 22 – August 1, 2019
- Monday, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
- Tuesday, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
- Wednesday, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
- Thursday, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
- Fuller – Rm. #120
COLLEGE CREDIT COST- $490.00
Warren Haston PhD, director