About

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: Semester 1 Events Recording Links available

July 5 - December 31

Did you miss one of our Semester 1 workshops? No problem – all workshops were recorded! Please see registration links below to register and watch: The Value of Child-Centred Teaching in the Music Classroom with Dr Rob Amchin Dr. Rob …
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VIC: Back to School Day 2022

26 February 2022 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Saturday February 26, 2022 Join Kodály Vic and the Victorian Orff Schulwerk Association (VOSA) for our annual Back to School Day! The morning will include workshops run by Kodály and Orff experts! Brush off the cobwebs and kick-start the New Year. Be inspired by fresh and …
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2022 Kodály Australia Conference

26 September 2022 - 29 September 2022

The Kodály Australia Conference Spring into Song: Sustaining the Vision will be held in Canberra from Monday 26 September to Thursday 29 September 2022. The 2022 Kodály Australia Conference Spring into Song: Sustaining the Vision invites music educators and the broader community to reflect …
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Latest News

Identifying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Members

Kodály Australia promotes and facilitates reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. As part of our journey in reconciliation, we have updated our membership registration to include the following voluntary questions: I’m an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Person: …
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Research invitation: Early Career Music Teachers’ Readiness

Kodály Australia is proud to support Australian music education research that may benefit our members. Early career music teachers within five years of graduating from an initial teacher education program are invited to participate in the research project, Early Career …
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Congratulations Dr Aleta King

Kodály Australia is proud to congratulate and celebrate member Dr Aleta King who recently completed the Doctor of Musical Arts at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney. Dr King’s doctoral research investigated the role of the conductor …
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Quality Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Review

Kodály Australia is deeply concerned regarding the current state of initial music teacher education in Australian universities. The last decade has seen a sharp decline in the provision of specialist music teacher education across the country, particularly for early childhood …
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Australian Curriculum Consultation Survey & Written Submission

Kodály Australia believes that every child and young person needs access to quality and valued music education. The Australian Curriculum: The Arts provides an important framework in which we work to deliver school music education for all. We are committed …
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