National Council

Founder of the Institute
Dr Deanna Hoermann
Members of the National Council of the Institute
President Jason Goopy
Vice-President Jason Boron
Immediate Past President: Ex Officio Joel Copeland
Secretary Susan Creese
Treasurer Susan Fredline
Ordinary Council Member
Ann Carroll
Ordinary Council Member Donna Cianciosi
Ordinary Council Member Tess Laird
Ordinary Council Member Stefanie Lorimer
ACT Branch President
Katharine Finlayson
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
Rosalie Scott
National Council Standing Committees
Education Committee




Education Committee Consultants

Tess Laird (convenor)
Catriona Turnbull
Dr James Cuskelly
Jason Boron
Jason Goopy
Joel Copeland
Julie Logan
Susan SearleAleta King
Danny Crump
Dr Janelle Fletcher
Judy Johnson
Julia Piggin
Reka Csernik
Finance and Strategic Planning Committee
Scholarships and Awards Committee Jason Goopy (convenor)
Joel Copeland
Tess Laird
Jason Boron
Catriona Turnbull
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

National Conference Update March 2018

Thanks to all who applied to present at this year’s National Conference, you gave the committee a very tough job! To those who missed out, we do hope you can come and enjoy the excellent program. AKC Registrations Now Open! …
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Closing Soon! 2018 Scholarships and Awards

This is a reminder that applications for the 2018 Australian Kodály Scholarship (AKS) and nominations for the Enid Scott Conference Award (ESCA) are closing soon. Both will be awarded at the Kodály National Conference in Perth this year! The Australian …
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Congratulations Mark O’Leary OAM

Congratulations to KMEIA Victoria Branch President Mark O’Leary on receiving the Order of Australia Medal for service to choral music and education.  This is a wonderful recognition of Mark’s commitment to and passion for choral music and music education over …
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Preliminary Notice of Annual General Meeting

Dear members, Preliminary Notice of Annual General Meeting Thursday 8th March 2018 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 …
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National Conference Update February 2018

General Information for Attendees New information is added to our website regularly to keep you up to date; including FAQs and tourist information Australian Kodály Certificate Presenters for AKC have been confirmed and registrations will open very soon. Visit our …
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