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FAME Biennial Conference

The Biennial FAME Conference provides essential professional development and networking opportunities for those utilizing First Steps in Music and Conversational Solfege. Music educators seeking to learn more about the work of Dr. Feierabend will also greatly benefit from attending. At the conference, teachers will learn from successful FAME teachers, share ideas, support, network with like-minded professionals, make music in community, and reinforce why the Feierabend Approach is so important to the world of music education. 

Sessions are led by outstanding practitioners and cover a wide range of topics from working with infants and toddlers to the use of Conversational Solfege in instrumental and choral settings, to the learning of new songs, chants, dances, and games that can be taken straight to your music classroom once the conference is done.

Plans are underway for the 2016 Biennial Conference which will take place at Gordon College in Wenham, MA, July 15 – 17, 2016. Click here for more information.


The first FAME Biennial Conference took place in Hartford, CT at the University of Hartford Magnet School July 25th through 27th, 2014.

Click here to see or download John Feierabend’s Keynote Address at this historic first Conference.

Click here to see a great video with highlights from the 2014 Conference and information about the sessions at the Conference.

Members of FAME receive discounted registration fees and get up to date information about the Conference.