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

Vic: 2017 Teacher Training Course Secondary Level 1

January 21 @ 2:00 pm - May 27 @ 5:00 pm

This course is a truly unique approach to professional development! You will learn skills and concepts and have the opportunity to try them out and discuss the results. You will build your resource collection of age appropriate songs and games. …
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Vic: 2017 Teacher Training Course Primary Level 1 – Part A

February 8 @ 4:30 pm - June 14 @ 7:00 pm

This course offers a unique approach to professional development, providing participants with the opportunity to enhance skills and work actively with teaching concepts. A resource collection of age appropriate cultural materials – songs and games – will be developed as …
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Vic: 2017 Teacher Training Course Primary Level 2 – Part A

February 8 @ 4:30 pm - June 14 @ 7:00 pm

This course offers a unique approach to professional development, providing participants with the opportunity to enhance skills and work actively with teaching concepts. A resource collection of age appropriate cultural materials – songs and games – will be developed as …
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Vic: 2017 Teacher Training Course Primary Level 3

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - June 3 @ 5:00 pm

This course is a truly unique approach to professional development! You will learn skills and concepts and have the opportunity to try them out and discuss the results. You will build your resource collection of age appropriate songs and games. …
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QLD – Nuts and Bolts

March 11 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Nuts and Bolts Workshop Saturday 11th March Presentations from the 2016 National Conference The Nuts and Bolts Workshop is a KMEIA favourite and is such a great way  to kick start your year! This workshop will focus on presentations from …
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Latest News

Preliminary Notice of Annual General Meeting

Thursday 23rd February 2017             7.00pm in NSW, VIC, ACT; 6.00pm in QLD; 6.30pm in SA; 4.00pm in WA You are invited by the national Council of the Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia Incorporated (KMEIA Inc) to attend the …
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2016 Seasons Greetings from the President

Important Notice – University of New England Advanced Standing Agreement

Dear members, I wish to advise that the current Advanced Standing Agreement for the Australian Kodály Certificate (AKC) between the University of New England (UNE) and the Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia (KMEIA) will expire on 31 December 2016 …
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Final notes from the National Conference for all our members

The Queensland Conference Committee would like to thank everyone who attended the National Conference in Brisbane. Each of you added to an inspiring 4 days. We were spoilt for choice with three amazing International Keynote speakers and 64 of Australia’s …
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Bicentenary of the birth of John Curwen (1816-1880)

Monday, 14 November 2016, is the bicentenary of the birth of John Curwen (1816-1880) who was the developer of the Tonic Sol-fa Method.  Curwen based his Tonic Sol-fa method on an earlier movable solmisation system invented by Sarah Glover and …
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