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Conversational Solfege@ Beginning Music Literacy

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.

Required text:

John Feierabend

2000

Conversational Solfege Teacher’s Manual, Level 1

GIA Publications

Professor(s)

John M. Feierabend

Session Dates & Times

Workshop Session IV & V, July 18, 2022 - July 29, 2022
  • Monday, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Tuesday, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Wednesday, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Thursday, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Friday, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location

  • Fuller - Rm. #120

Prerequisite Courses (CRN #)

  • None

Fee

  • $500.00