About

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

Pathways to Music – “Music for Everyone”

February 6 - November 26

The Pathways to Music Program nurtures the idea of “music for everyone”. A range of music courses have been designed to promote access and inclusivity as well as providing meaningful and rigourous music education. The key characteristic of this program …
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Annual General Meeting

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Thursday 18th February 2016 7.00pm in NSW, VIC, ACT; 6.00pm in QLD; 6.30pm in SA; 4.00pm in WA Members are invited by the national Council of the Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia Incorporated (KMEIA Inc) to attend the 2016 Annual …
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NSW: Back to School Day (Stage 1 – Stage 3)

February 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

The purpose of this course is to encourage, enthuse and assist music educators in building a sequential, developmental aural based program F-6 and provide them with new ideas ready to incorporate into their 2016 program. Tess will begin the day with musicianship as …
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NSW: Back to School Day (Stage 4 – Stage 5)

February 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

The purpose of this course is to encourage, enthuse and assist music educators in building a sequential, developmental aural based program 7-10 and provide them with new ideas that can be incorporated into their teaching programs. Réka will begin the day with …
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VIC: Back to School Day

February 20 @ 8:30 am - 1:15 pm

A great event for brushing off the cobwebs and kick-starting the new year!  Lots of inspiring, fresh and innovative ideas to take back to your classroom. Two concurrent sessions run for teachers, covering activities for the early years (Prep-Yr4), middle …
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Latest News

International Katalin Forrai Award

Committee: Mary Place-Chairman (UK), Helga Dietrich (Hun), Judy Johnson (Aus), Betsy McLaughlin-Moll (USA), Mary Stouffer (CAN) Under the auspices of the International Kodaly Society January 2016 The Committee is delighted to announce the third Presentation of the International Katalin Forrai Award. The …
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Australian Kodály Scholarship and Enid Scott Conference Award

Dear members It is with great pleasure that I write to inform you of our inaugural Australian Kodály Scholarship (AKS) and Enid Scott Conference Award (ESCA). Both are awarded biennially at the KMEIA National Conference. The Australian Kodály Scholarship (AKS) …
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World Teachers Day Awards in SA

I am writing to acknowledge and congratulate three South Australian music educators and KMEIA members, Janelle Fletcher, Kirsty Sims and Catherine Davies on their recent World Teaching Day awards.Janelle Fletcher, who has recently received her Phd, has given outstanding leadership …
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Congratulations to Anthony Young

Dear members, I am writing to acknowledge and congratulate Queensland educator and KMEIA member Anthony Young on his recent Excellence in Teaching Award from the Queensland College of Teachers.  Anthony has been an inspiration to students and colleagues alike for …
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2016 Kodály National Conference – Announcing Call for Presenters and Venue!

Dear members, I am writing to acknowledge and congratulate Queensland educator and KMEIA member Anthony Young on his recent Excellence in Teaching Award from the Queensland College of Teachers.  Anthony has been an inspiration to students and colleagues alike for …
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