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Beyond the Classroom

John Feierabend



John Feierabend, professor of music education in The Hartt School at the University of Hartford, talks about his research interests and teaching materials involving pre-school and elementary vocal music education based on folk sources. He describes his goal of building community through folk music.

Feierabend also talks about his vocal music education classes at Hartt and the textbooks he has developed based on them. He discusses Hartt's reputation for "research-based" music education and job prospects for music education graduates. Feierabend also talks about the differences between Orff and Kodaly methodologies; and his own foundation in the Kodaly approach.

John Feierabend
professor of music education, The Hartt School

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