About

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

WA: Australian Kodály Certificate Course 2018

July 1 - July 6

Please visit the Kodály National Conference and Perth Australian Kodály Certificate Course Website for full AKC Course Brochure, Information and Online Registration. www.kodalynationalconference.org.au  Have you heard? In 2018, Perth is hosting the Kodály National Conference AND a full Australian Kodály …
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QLD – MACKAY – Winter in the Tropics

July 1 @ 8:00 am - July 3 @ 5:00 pm

WINTER SCHOOL IN THE TROPICS 1, 2 and 3 July 2018 SUSAN CREESE, DEB BRYDON AND DEBBIE O’SHEA Come to beautiful, tropical Mackay for 3 days of invigorating professional development and musical fun. Venue: Fitzgerald State School – Norris Road …
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Composition Workshop for Highschool Students (Years 9-12)

July 10 @ 8:30 am - July 13 @ 2:30 pm

Aspiring composers in Years 9  – 12 are invited to participate in a composition workshop with Dr David Banney. This is an opportunity for Senior students to develop their HSC/IB compositions. Younger students with an interest in developing their compositional …
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Musicianship Workshop for Highschool Students (Years 9-12)

July 10 @ 8:30 am - July 13 @ 10:30 am

About the course: These sessions will focus on topics related to the HSC. In particular, it will give students the tools to improve their aural skills, theoretical understanding, and analysis. The approach will be based on the movable doh system, …
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Vic: 2018 KMEIA Traralgon Workshop

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 2018 KMEIA Traralgon Workshop will be held on 20 July. Date: 20 July 2018 Venue: St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School, Traralgon Campus Keep checking the KMEIA Vic Events website for more information on the workshop.

Latest News

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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Happy 100th Birthday Honorary Life Member Dr Doreen Bridges AM FACE

Dr Doreen Bridges AM FACE, well known to many of us, is celebrating her 100th birthday on Saturday 9 June 2018. Dr Bridges, née Jacobs, was a student at the University of Adelaide and was awarded the first Australian doctorate …
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40 Years of KMEIA National Publications Now Available FREE Online

Since its founding in 1973 by Dr Deanna Hoermann, KMEIA has produced national publications under various titles that provide a rich source of academic and historical literature concerning Australian Kodály-inspired research and practice. Most recently, this was under the title …
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Make Music Day – 21 June 2018

The Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia is supporting the Australian Music Association to spread the word about the international MAKE MUSIC DAY on 21 June 2018. We encourage all members to be involved in some way and to list …
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2018 Australian Kodály Scholarship and Enid Scott Conference Award Announcement

The KMEIA National Council were delighted to receive impressive applications and nominations for the 2018 Australian Kodály Scholarship (AKS) and the Enid Scott Conference Award (ESCA). After a thorough review process, it is with great pleasure that I announce the …
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