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

2017 Summer School Music Program

1 January 2017 - 13 January 2017

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 …
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Vic: 2017 Teacher Training Course Secondary Level 1

21 January 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 27 May 2017 @ 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

8 February 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 14 June 2017 @ 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

8 February 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 14 June 2017 @ 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

11 February 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3 June 2017 @ 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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Latest News

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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Kodály National Conference Update – September 2016

Kodály National Conference, 26 – 29 September, All Hallows School, Brisbane Theme: Shared Identities: I am, you are, we are….. www.kodalynationalconference.org.au Come and join us at the historic All Hallows School.  The venue is centrally located in Brisbane and easily …
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Margaret Smith – KMEIA Honorary Life Member

Dear Members, It is with a heavy heart that I inform members of the passing of Margaret Smith (KMEIA Honorary Life Member). Julie Logan has kindly provided some beautiful words about Margaret’s life. Margaret made the big things possible.  We’ve lost …
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2016 Australian Kodály Scholarship and Enid Scott Conference Award Announcement

Dear members, We were delighted to receive a number of nominations and applications for both the Australian Kodály Scholarship (AKS) and the Enid Scott Conference Award (ESCA) and it is with great pleasure that I announce the inaugural recipients. Australian …
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