Conversational Recorder

Rachel Grimsby and Jeff Rhone
Saturday, June 16th: 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
Phillips Music Center Recital Hall

Participants will learn how Conversational Solfege may be applied to recorder instruction through a 5-step process. Participants will need a recorder


Rachel GrimsbyRachel Grimsby has 13 years experience in elementary music education. She holds degrees from East Carolina University and The Hartt School of Music. She has obtained certification in all four Orff levels as well as all three Kodaly levels. She has also obtained certification in all three FAME levels and is a teacher trainer for Conversational Solfege levels one and two. She has presented at regional, state and national conferences.

Rachel is also blessed with an amazing family; her husband Greg, daughter Annabelle and son Benjamin. 

Jeff Rhone PictureJeffrey A. Rhone holds a Master of Music Education (Early Childhood Emphasis), and a Kodály teaching certificate from The Hartt School, University of Hartford. His independent research includes field and archival collecting at Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC, and The Archive of Folk Life Studies in Washington, D.C.  Rhone has collaborated with The Yale School of Music Graduate Student Composer Outreach Program and published articles on folklore in The Kodály Envoy. Mr. Rhone taught grade K-5 vocal music for over 15 years in North Haven, CT public schools. Currently, Mr. Rhone teaches courses in Folksong Research in the Kodály certification program at The Hartt School where he is enrolled as a full-time doctoral student in music education.