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

WA: Kodály Connect 2024

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Same Day. Same Time. Six Locations Across Western Australia. Whether you are a classroom teacher or an instrumental teacher, come along to experience Kodály-inspired teaching ideas that will engage your learners and support the development of their musical skills. Fun and …
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NSW: MUSIC in the EARLY CHILDHOOD CLASSROOM (Preschool to Year 2) Teach Meet

March 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

FREE TEACH MEET Want some fresh music ideas for your classroom? Join this session of songs and games aimed at both specialist and non-specialist teachers to engage your Early Childhood classes in music Share ideas, your experiences of using music …
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NSW: AKC 2024 – Registration now open

April 15 @ 8:30 am - April 18 @ 4:30 pm

Kodály NSW is pleased to announce dates for the  Australian Kodály Certificate to be held in NSW in 2024. Scholarships in memory of Margaret Smith, will be offered in the following categories: 1 full Scholarship (value $1500) for a Music Educator …
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WA: Autumn Workshop with Dr Jason Goopy

April 20

We look forward to welcoming Dr Jason Goopy as keynote speaker for our in-person Autumn Workshop. If you are a member teaching in a secondary school context, this is an event not to be missed. Please note that a primary …
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SA: Educator’s Choir! SAVE the DATE!

May 5

Stephanie will be back again this year for the Educators Choir!   Registration and more details to come!

Latest News

International Katalin Forrai Award Tribute Concert

Recently a concert was held to honour Judy Johnson, recipient of the 2023 International Katalin Forrai Award. Judy is known to many in our community for her incredible contribution to Kodály-inspired music education in Australia and abroad. A recording of the concert can be …
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Sarolta Kodály Scholarship I for 2024-25

The International Kodály Society (IKS) has recently announced the Sarolta Kodály Scholarship I. The scholarship supports postgraduate study undertaken during the 2024-25 academic year at the Kodály Institute of the Liszt Academy. Applications are due no later than 15 January 2024. Full information, …
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Season’s Greetings from Kodály Australia

As we approach the end of 2023, I offer best wishes from Kodály Australia for the festive season and new year ahead. Much has been achieved this year, including: Special events to celebrate 50 years of Kodály Australia More than …
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2024 Awards for Excellence in Australian Kodály-inspired Music Education

It is an honour to introduce the 2024 Awards for Excellence in Australian Kodály-inspired Music Education. These awards aim to recognise members of our community who in the past two years have made an exceptional contribution and impact in one of …
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IKS Scholarship

The International Kodály Society offers fee waiver scholarships to support participation in Kodály-inspired professional development. The closing date is 1 November 2023. Full information including selection criteria and eligibility is available on the IKS website. With best wishes Jason Boron …
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