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The Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia (KMEIA) is a national association for music educators.

Our organisation is inspired by the educational and aesthetic philosophies of the Hungarian composer Zoltán Kodály, adapting his ideas to create music programs for early childhood, schools and communities.

We support Australian music teachers as they strive for excellence in music education. more...

Upcoming Events

ACT: All Things Choral with Mark O’Leary

May 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Mark O’Leary is one of Australia’s most active choral conductors, widely respected for his work with Young Voices of Melbourne which he founded in 1990 following a Churchill Fellowship study tour of outstanding children’s choirs around the world. Mark will …
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VIC: Autumn Seminar 2015

May 15 - May 16

Registrations are now open! Special Guests: James Cuskelly and Jennifer Tham (Singapore) Outstanding professional development for teachers of: Primary and Secondary Classroom Music Choral Music and much more! Download a copy of the Printer Friendly Registration FormAS2015 or register online at …
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WA: Tess Laird, Kodály and Orff-Schulwerk Workshops

May 23 @ 9:00 am - May 24 @ 2:30 pm

Join us for Methodology May! A weekend with Tess Laird and special guest Helen Wilson. Saturday 23rd May – Tess Laird and Kodály Session 1: Explicit Teaching and Maximising On-Task Behaviour Session 2: Differentiation in the Music Classroom Session 3: …
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NSW: Magical Musical Play 2

May 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

“A nurturing, magical, playful environment is all important to the development of creativity, musicality and holistic learning”  -Julie Wylie Presenters:  Rose Bloom and Jill Holland, accredited lecturers of the Kodaly Music Education Institute of Australia, and early childhood music specialists.  *Musical inspiration/All …
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NSW: AKC Winter School – Conducting and Musicianship

June 28 - July 1

EC1, Primary 1, Primary 2 & Primary 3. Conducting and Musicianship (see separate events for Materials and Methods and Extension Studies). Daily Rates $165.00 non members $130.00 members $85.00 full-time student (non-members) $65.00 full-time student (member) To become a member, …
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Latest News

Australian Kodály Certificate (AKC) – Perth 2015

Australian Kodály Certificate (AKC) – Perth 2015 Early bird price discount until 28 February 2015. Watch our videos from the 2014 AKC Course on the KMEIA YouTube channel. Visit our website to download the Course Brochure. Never been to Perth? Now is the time!   Dear …
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VENUE CHANGE – 2015 Summer Music Program

Participants, please be advised of the venue change for the Sound Thinking Australia/Cuskelly College of Music 2015 Summer Music Program. The program will now be held at St. Aidan’s Anglican Girls School, Cordina. Participants have been emailed directly by the …
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Tribute to Harley Mead

Dear KMEIA Members It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Harley Mead. Harley worked nationally and internationally as a composer, conductor and music educator.  His compositions for choral and instrumental ensembles have been widely performed and …
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KMEIA National Conference – September Update

As this update goes out to you all (those who have already registered plus everyone on the Kodaly list), the countdown is really on with the website telling us it is 12 days to go! In a few days we …
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International Katalin Forrai Award

REMINDER OF DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS The IKS Committee seeks to remind you that the deadline for receipt of nominations for the International Katalin Forrai Award which will be presented in 2015 is 1st November 2014. For further details please see …
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