Feb 22, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog 
2023-2024 University Catalog

STME 621 First Steps in Music

3 credits 42.0 hours
600 level graduate course

John Feierabend’s First Steps in Music curriculum is designed to prepare children to become “Tuneful, Beatful, and Artful” for life. This research-based, practitioner-proven curriculum helps guide students to sing, chant, dance, feel, express, and play their way to musical independence. The First Steps in Music curriculum contains everything needed to lead infant/toddler, preschool, or early elementary music classes. Participants will become well-versed in the 8-Part “Workout” lesson framework of First Steps in Music as they take a deep dive into Singing and Movement Development in the early years. Those successfully completing this course receive an official certificate of completion from the Feierabend Association for Music Education (FAME).

This course may be completed 2 times for credit.