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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

NSW:Teach Meet 1 – Music Ideas for the Primary Choir and Classroom

February 28 @ 3:45 pm

Heather McLaughlin and Pam Archer have a rich experience of working with children’s choirs: they will present short activities for use with primary children. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to bring choir and other repertoire to discuss and …
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NSW: Back to School Day 2019 – Secondary

March 1 @ 9:30 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. Date: Friday March 1st, 2019 …
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NSW: Back to School Day 2019 – Primary

March 1 @ 9:30 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 K-6 and provide them with new ideas ready to incorporate into their 2019 program. Date: Friday March 1st, 2019 Presenter: …
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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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Latest News

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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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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