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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

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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NSW Teach Meet: Rhythm and Percussion Activities for Classroom and Choir – Taree

May 23 @ 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Heather McLaughlin and others will present short activities for use with primary children, using body percussion, Boomwhackers, and common classroom instruments. Participants are invited to bring an activity / song / resource to share with colleagues if they wish.  Afternoon tea …
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NSW Teach Meet: Sharing and Caring – Rhymes Songs and Dances in the Early Years

May 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Hosted by Leigh Coutman this Teach Meet will bring together teachers form local Early Childhood Services to share rhymes, songs, singing games and dances which support the Principles and Practices of the Early Years Learning Framework. All participants will be …
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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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