National Newsletter – 2016 – Issue 1

President’s Message

Dear KMEIA Members, It is with pleasure that I welcome you to the third edition of the National Newsletter. The articles included have been supplied by KMEIA Branches and members, with a special guest article by Dr. Anita Collins and …
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Hitting the Bullseye – Using music education research to greatest effect

Article By Dr. Anita Collins, University of Canberra There is now an enormous amount of research that has explored, measured, quantified and illuminated the benefits of music education on cognitive, emotional, social and physical development. Such is the quantity of …
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Designing Learning for Boys in Mixed Choirs – Part 1

Article by Catherine Lange, South Australia The following is the first part of a series and focuses on developing a positive learning culture for boys in a mixed middle school choir. Part two will be published at a later date. …
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A Report on Kodály Workshop Jakarta, Indonesia, 7 – 18 Dec 2015

Article By Elaine Ding, Musik Maestro, Indonesia For ten full days, twenty-seven participants gathered in Jakarta, Indonesia, for musicianship, pedagogy, choir, conducting and piano lessons. Most of the participants are instrumental studio teachers, school teachers and conductors who reside in …
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IKS – Exhilarating Escapades in Edinburgh

Article By Amanda Holley, Queensland. Twelve eager Australians made the pilgrimage to the 22nd International Kodaly Symposium at Merchiston Castle College in Edinburgh, Scotland. This is one perspective of their shenanigans. Edinburgh, the medieval city widely known as the centre …
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The A ‘Bee’ C of Music in Kinder

Article by Clare Zabrowarny, Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School I find that it can be really rewarding creating lessons for kinder and lower primary, the more creative the better! I try to incorporate lots of props and characterisation, and have …
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Call For Articles

The Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia invites contributions for future issues of our National Newsletter. Articles that promote discussion of an issue of concern to music educators are encouraged. The articles we publish in the National Newsletter include: Feature articles …
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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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Kodály National Conference 2018 Announced!

Kodály National Conference 2018 is coming Soon! We are excited to announce that the Kodály National Conference 2018 will be held in the beautiful city of Perth from 1 – 4 October 2018! Planning for the Conference is currently underway, …
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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 refereed 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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