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


December 15 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm AEST

DATE: Saturday 15 December 2018 TIME: 10:30am (AGM and Christmas Brunch) VENUE: JUNE AND MAY, 662 Burke Rd, Camberwell VIC 3124 RSVP: by Thursday 13 December to vic@kodaly.org.au or phone the office on 03 9254 1035

QLD: Open Classroom Series

1 January 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST

Open Classroom Series The Open Classroom Series will continue in 2019. Dates and schools will be announced throughout the year. Teachers open their classrooms for others to come and observe their classroom practice. Cost: Members – free; non-members $20

2019 Summer School Music Program

7 January 2019 - 18 January 2019

Presented by The Cuskelly College of Music. This program offers courses for educators, singers and school students led by national and international experts in their fields. The successful completion of courses in Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary music classroom education, and Colour …
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Back to School Day

16 February 2019

Presented by: The Victorian Orff Schulwerk Association and the Kodaly Music Education of Australia In 2019 the KMEIA Vic committee have decided to not run the Autumn Seminar but instead a series of Workshops – further details of venues, presenters …
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Primary Level 1 Course 2019

2 March 2019 - 8 June 2019

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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Latest News

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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IKS 2019 Malaysia: Call for Papers & Workshops

Australian Kodály-inspired music education is recognised internationally for its quality and unique approach. The International Kodály Symposium presents an opportunity to share your practice and research with the world, and gain a broader understanding of Kodály-inspired work beyond our own …
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Announcement: Free Student Membership Trial

The KMEIA National Council met in Perth for 2 days prior to the 2018 Kodály National Conference. The meetings were extensive with discussions and actions focussed on improving services for members and advancing Australian music education. Kodály clearly articulated that …
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Research survey invitation – Teacher perspectives on engaging assessment data in music education

Research plays an important role in shaping and supporting our practice. In support of evidence-based education, I encourage all members to consider investigating a curiosity inspired by their own Kodaly-inspired practice and contribute to the advancement of new knowledge. One …
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Congratulations Dr James Cuskelly OAM

On behalf of the Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia, I offer my sincere congratulations to Honorary Life Member Dr James Cuskelly for being awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to music education in The …
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