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

QLD – Open Classroom Ambrose Treacy College

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm AEST

KMEIA Queensland presents The Open Classroom Series           Best Practice and Next Practice Kate Thompson and Jason Goopy are opening their Year 6 and Year 9 classrooms. They warmly invite you to attend and observe interactions …
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ACT: Early Childhood Workshop

October 26 - October 27

Saturday 27 October, 8:45am – 3:30pm at Instrumental Music Program, UC High School, Kaleen Early Childhood workshop for specialist music and generalist teachers exploring methodology, musicianship and repertoire with Catriona Turnbull. Catriona is a classroom teacher and director of several …
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SA: CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF MUSIC MAKING

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm AEST

NSW: AKC Choral Weekend 2018

November 3 @ 9:00 am - November 4 @ 4:00 pm AEST

Come and enjoy a weekend of choral singing with expert choral educator David Banney Develop your choral ensemble skills Enjoy making music with like-minded musicians Working knowledge of solfa required The weekend will conclude with a performance of the works …
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ACT: Annual General Meeting

November 9

Friday 9 November, 4:30pm-5:00pm at Instrumental Music Program, UC High School, Kaleen All members and prospective members are cordially invited to our Annual General Meeting. Participants will have the chance to nominate for and vote in the election of the …
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Latest News

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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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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