About

The Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia Incorporated (also known as Kodály Australia) 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

NSW Teach Meet 6: Singing Games – Wahroonga

June 27 @ 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Hosted by KMEIA NSW and Knox music teacher Kristin Potter, this session will provide participants with new ideas, songs and games! Participants will be encouraged to bring a singing game to share and demonstrate with the group. VENUE: KNOX 2 …
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NSW – LINKS to LITERACY: using music to support literacy in the early years

July 30 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This workshop will explore the links between music and literacy in prior-to-school and the early years of school. Participants will examine the relationship between musicking with young children and the process of becoming literate. Particular attention will be paid to …
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VIC: 2019 Junior Choral Festival

August 2

For more information, please see the KMEIA Vic Events website.  

24th International Kodály Symposium 2019

August 5 - August 9

NSW: Sharing is Caring Afternoon – Concord

August 6 @ 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Who’s got rhythm? We’ve got rhythm!  Hosted by Simone Butler, this event is is for both school classroom and specialist music teachers: you are invited to come and share songs, games and activities with a focus on rhythm! VENUE: St Mary’s …
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Latest News

Kodály Australia

I am excited to announce beginning today The Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia Incorporated (KMEIA Inc.) will also be known as Kodály Australia. Over the coming months, you will see the gradual rebranding of our communications and documentation, including …
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Strategic Plan 2018-2022

I am pleased to inform you of the Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia’s Strategic Plan 2018-2022. You may remember in March 2017 we invited members and the broader community to participate in our Future Directions Survey. This feedback along …
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Seasons Greetings from KMEIA

This year has been filled with opportunities all around the country to share, learn and be inspired. There is much to be celebrated as KMEIA Branches and Chapters continued to provide high quality support, professional learning and resources for music …
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Congratulations Dr Judy Fromyhr

KMEIA is proud to congratulate member Dr Judy Fromyhr who recently completed Doctor of Philosophy studies at the School of Education, University of Queensland. Dr Fromyhr’s thesis, Lighting the fire, stories that musicians tell, investigates the ways positive early musical …
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Congratulations to Gail Godfrey – the 2019 recipient of the International Katalin Forrai Award

The International Katalin Forrai Award is presented biennially by the International Kodály Society (IKS) to someone who has demonstrated excellence in Early Childhood Music Education. Gail Godfrey is richly deserving of the 2019 award. She has not only contributed so …
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