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The Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia Incorporated (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

VIC: Primary Level 1 Course 2019

March 2 - June 8

Session dates and times: Saturdays 2, 16 & 30 March 2019 Saturday 27 April 2019 Saturdays 11 & 25 May 2019 Saturdays 1 & 8 June 2019 All sessions run 1:00 — 5:00 pm. Students must attend all contact hours, submit all …
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VIC: Primary Level 2 Course 2019

March 2 - June 8

Session dates and times: Saturdays 2, 16 & 30 March 2019 Saturday 27 April 2019 Saturdays 11 & 25 May 2019 Saturdays 1 & 8 June 2019 All sessions run 1:00 — 5:00 pm. Students must attend all contact hours, submit all …
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VIC: Secondary Level 1 Course 2019

March 2 - June 8

Session dates and times: Saturdays 2, 16 & 30 March 2019 Saturday 27 April 2019 Saturdays 11 & 25 May 2019 Saturdays 1 & 8 June 2019 All sessions run 1:00 — 5:00 pm. Students must attend all contact hours, …
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Making Music Happen in your Preschool

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This is the first of two workshops in 2019 for early childhood educators on how to unlock preschool children’s musical potential and get them singing beautifully.  These workshops are stand-alone, but complimentary.  Book for the first, the second (in August) …
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QLD: May the Fourth be With You (Technology in the classroom)

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:15 pm

May the Fourth be With You (Technology in the classroom) Bring your own device! Get some great idea on using technology effectively in the music classroom. There will be sessions that suit Primary and Secondary Teachers from the novice to …
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Latest News

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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Don’t Stop the Music

Many of us are privileged to work in schools and communities that offer children and young people opportunities in music education. This is however not the case for all Australians and you may be surprised to learn that 63% of …
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