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




Education Committee Consultants

Tess Laird (convenor)
Catriona Turnbull
Dr James Cuskelly
Jason Boron
Jason Goopy
Joel Copeland
Julie Logan
Susan Searle

Aleta King
Danny Crump
Dr Janelle Fletcher
Judy Johnson
Julia Piggin
Reka Csernik

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

Call for Presenters Closes Soon!

As the end of this year is drawing closer, we wanted to send you a final update on the National Conference. We also want to take to opportunity to wish you all a warm, joyful and peaceful Christmas and New …
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Announcing International Keynote Presenter

We are really very pleased to announce that the Third Keynote Presenter for the KMEIA 2018 Conference will be Dr David Elliott who is Professor of Music and Music Education and Director of Doctoral Studies in Music Education at New …
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Kodaly National Conference 2018 Update

Please make sure that you put the email address into your ‘safe’ list so that you don’t miss conference updates. The last one came out on 24 October – if you did not get it please check your spam …
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Announcing Keynote Presenter for the Kodaly National Conference 2018!

Announcing Keynote Presenter We are really excited to announce our first Keynote Presenter for KMEIA 2018 Conference! Borbála Szirányi will be one of the international Keynote Presenters to come to Perth in 2018 to present at the Conference. Borbála is a …
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2018 Kodály National Conference – Call for Presentations Announced!

It is with great pleasure to announce that The Call for Presentations is now open for the 2018 Kodály National Conference. This is being held in Perth from 1 – 4 October 2018. If you are interested in bringing a …
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