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The Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia Incorporated (also known as Kodály Australia) 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

NSW – LINKS to LITERACY: using music to support literacy in the early years

July 30 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This workshop will explore the links between music and literacy in prior-to-school and the early years of school. Participants will examine the relationship between musicking with young children and the process of becoming literate. Particular attention will be paid to …
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VIC: 2019 Junior Choral Festival

August 2

For more information, please see the KMEIA Vic Events website.  

24th International Kodály Symposium 2019

August 5 - August 9

NSW: Sharing is Caring Afternoon – Concord

August 6 @ 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Who’s got rhythm? We’ve got rhythm!  Hosted by Simone Butler, this event is is for both school classroom and specialist music teachers: you are invited to come and share songs, games and activities with a focus on rhythm! VENUE: St Mary’s …
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NSW Teach Meet: Sing and Play throughout the Day – Bathurst

August 6 @ 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Hosted by KodalyNSW and Kathy Powell, participants are invited to an afternoon that is all about sharing ideas and resources and building a positive and supportive network of music teachers, and teachers with an interest in music. All participants will …
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Latest News

2020 Kodály Australia Conference – SAVE THE DATE

The 2020 Kodály Australia Conference – Spring into Song: Sustaining the Vision invites music educators and the broader community to reflect on Kodály-inspired research and practice in the 21st Century. The conference will celebrate our diversity of culture and educational …
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Kodály Australia

I am excited to announce beginning today The Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia Incorporated (KMEIA Inc.) will also be known as Kodály Australia. Over the coming months, you will see the gradual rebranding of our communications and documentation, including …
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Strategic Plan 2018-2022

I am pleased to inform you of the Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia’s Strategic Plan 2018-2022. You may remember in March 2017 we invited members and the broader community to participate in our Future Directions Survey. This feedback along …
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Seasons Greetings from KMEIA

This year has been filled with opportunities all around the country to share, learn and be inspired. There is much to be celebrated as KMEIA Branches and Chapters continued to provide high quality support, professional learning and resources for music …
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Congratulations Dr Judy Fromyhr

KMEIA is proud to congratulate member Dr Judy Fromyhr who recently completed Doctor of Philosophy studies at the School of Education, University of Queensland. Dr Fromyhr’s thesis, Lighting the fire, stories that musicians tell, investigates the ways positive early musical …
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