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The Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia (KMEIA) 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: Long Day Care Professional Development Program – Music & Movement, Singing & Playing

31 December 2014 - 28 February 2015

KMEIA NSW has Workshop presenters ready to support you develop your LDCPDP in Sydney (all areas), Newcastle,Wollongong, Blue Mountains, Gosford, Hunter Valley.

2015 Summer School Music Program

4 January 2015 - 16 January 2015

Presented by Sound Thinking Australia and the Cuskelly College of Music. This program offers courses educators, singers and school students lead by national and international leaders in their fields. The successful completion of courses in Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary music classroom …
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SA: Australian Kodály Certificate Course

12 January 2015 - 17 April 2015

The South Australian Branch will offer the program as 2x 5-day intensive courses allowing participants time to practice and complete assessment tasks between each 5-day block. The 60 hours offered can also be used as SA Teacher Registration Professional Development. …
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VIC: Secondary Teacher Training Course (Level 1) This Course is now FULL. New registrations will be added to a waiting list.

24 January 2015 - 11 April 2015

Dates: Saturdays – 24, 31 January 14 February 14 March 11 April (exam) All sessions run 12.00pm – 5.30pm. To pass the course, participants must attend 80% of sessions, pass in all areas of assessment and submit all work by the due …
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SA: Term 1 Workshop The ANZACs — 100 years

14 February 2015 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Music, marching and more! Come and join us for great ideas and music for your classroom to recognise the centenary of the ANZACs. Featuring presenters: Kirsty Sims, Margaret Jackson, Adrienne Cullity, Lisa Williamson, Gaby Freer. Register online Download the flyer

Latest News

Tribute to Harley Mead

Dear KMEIA Members It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Harley Mead. Harley worked nationally and internationally as a composer, conductor and music educator.  His compositions for choral and instrumental ensembles have been widely performed and …
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KMEIA National Conference – September Update

As this update goes out to you all (those who have already registered plus everyone on the Kodaly list), the countdown is really on with the website telling us it is 12 days to go! In a few days we …
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International Katalin Forrai Award

REMINDER OF DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS The IKS Committee seeks to remind you that the deadline for receipt of nominations for the International Katalin Forrai Award which will be presented in 2015 is 1st November 2014. For further details please see …
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KMEIA National Conference – August update

It’s not too late to register for the Conference. It’s now only 5 weeks to go! The program is looking fantastic. If you can’t come for the full time, come only for a day, you won’t regret it!  In this …
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International Kodály Symposium 2015

SAVE THE DATE      International Kodály Symposium 2015 Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh 3rd–7th August Singing, Singing, Singing The core of musical expression Hosted by the National Youth Choir of Scotland Under the auspices of the International Kodály Society Click Here …
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