National Council

Founder of the Institute
Dr Deanna Hoermann
Members of the National Council of the Institute
President Joel Copeland
Vice-President (also Webmaster) Jason Goopy
Immediate Past President: Ex Officio Tess Laird
Secretary Susan Creese
Treasurer Susan Fredline
Ordinary Council Member
Ann Carroll
Ordinary Council Member Jason Boron
Ordinary Council Member Lisa Sheppard
Ordinary Council Member Stefanie Lorimer
ACT Branch President representative
Jarrod Schindler
NSW Branch President
Catriona Turnbull
QLD Branch President Deb Brydon
SA Branch President Janelle Fletcher
VIC Branch President representative Susan Searle
WA Branch President’s
Peter Shanhun
National Council Standing Committees
Education Committee Tess Laird (convenor)
Daniel Crump
Catriona Turnbull
James Cuskelly
Janelle Fletcher
Jason Boron
Jason Goopy
Joel Copeland
Judith Johnson
Julie Logan
Reka Csernyik
Susan Creese
Susan Searle
Finance and Strategic Planning Committee
Joel Copeland (convenor)
Jason Boron
Jason Goopy
Lisa Sheppard
Stefanie Lorimer
Susan Fredline
Web Committee Jason Goopy (convenor)
Jason Boron
Rosalie Scott
Amanda Holley
Publications and Communications Committee Rosalie Scott (convenor)
All Branch Presidents
Jason Goopy ( Web liasion)
National Council Project Committees



Latest News

In Memory of Lenore Bateman

16 March 1945  –  19 April 2017 Throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s every Queensland member of the Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia, and almost every member in Australia, knew or knew of Lenore Bateman of Brisbane, and of her …
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Notice of intention to publish KMEIA national publications online

For nearly 40 years, the Kodály Music Education of Australia produced a national publication. Over time, this took on various forms ranging from a bulletin to a referred academic journal. The content of these publications is of significant historical and …
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Congratulations Dr Anthony Young

On behalf of the KMEIA community, I wish to congratulate Anthony Young on his recent conferment of the Doctor of Philosophy from the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University. Anthony is Head of Classroom, Choral and Liturgical Music at St. Laurence’s College, …
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KMEIA National Survey

Dear music educators I trust this message finds you well. For over 40 years, the Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia has been serving its members and the broader community as a centre of excellence for music education.  We strive to …
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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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