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Beyond the Classroom - John Feierabend (Part 2)

07/03/2014 12:00 pm
07/03/2014 8:00 pm

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Join Beyond the Classroom host, David Schonfeld, on Thursday, July 3, 2014 from 12 noon to 12:30 p.m (repeated at 7:30 p.m.).

In Program #43, David talks to Dr. John Feierabend.

John Feierabend is Professor of Music Education in the Hartt School at the University of Hartford.

In the first segment, Program #42, John talked about his research interests and teaching materials involving pre-school and elementary vocal music education based on folk sources; his goal of building community through folk music; his vocal Music Ed classes at Hartt and the textbooks he has developed based on them; Hartt's reputation for "research-based" music education; the superior preparation of Hartt graduates; job prospects for Music Ed grads; Orff and Kodaly methodologies contrasted; his own foundation in the Kodaly approach.

In today's segment, John talks about "conversational solfege", a 12-step approach to musical literacy; the ultimate goals of music education: becoming "tuneful", "beatful" and "artful"; musical intelligence as one of the eight core intelligences; the newly created Feierabend Association for Music Education.

Program Details
Originally recorded First broadcast Length
1/6/2014 7/3/2014 28:43
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