National Newsletter – 2014 – Issue 1

Back to school: What to sing?????

Jenni Thom, Scotch College, VIC Selecting suitable repertoire is one of the keys to a successful musical year in a school, particularly with a Primary School aged choir.  It is no mean feat to find new songs that: Are vocally …
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Making connections with little people: am I contributing to the “hurried child syndrome”?

Celia Dodds In my recent experience, when I ask friends and colleagues the question “How is your Prep (or Year 1) child going?”, all too often they answer “tired”, “exhausted” and “busy”. Prep and school life is regularly talked about …
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Personal Reflections on the Kodály Experience

Joel Copeland, KMEIA ACT President It was a chilly Canberra morning at Radford College early term 2, 2007, when I witnessed something that would change the way I approached music education forever! The current Head of Music and my mentor …
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Research invitation – The History of the International Kodály Society

Kodály Australia actively supports the vision and work of the International Kodály Society. Please find below an invitation to take part in a research investigation being conducted by Zsuzanna Polyák who is a Doctor of Philosophy student at Eötvös University …
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Kodály Australia Conference: Fourth Key Presenter Announced

We trust you have had a great break and that the start of 2020 has been smooth for you. The conference committee has been busy over the break! We are delighted to announce that Dr Susan Brumfield will join us …
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2020 Scholarships and Awards

It is my privilege to announce that applications and nominations for the Kodály Australia 2020 scholarships and awards suite are now being accepted. Australian Kodály Scholarship (AKS) $3000 towards an original resource which will be made available online for free. …
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Season’s Greetings from Kodály Australia

On behalf of Kodály Australia, I write offering our best wishes for this year’s festive season. As we reflect on 2019, there is much to be celebrated. Kodály Australia Branches and Chapters continued to provide excellent professional learning opportunities, valuable …
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Australian Kodály Certificate Curriculum & Application Payment

The Australian Kodály Certificate (AKC) is the only nationally recognised accreditation program in Australian Kodály-inspired practice. I am pleased to provide you with an update on recent developments regarding the AKC. Curriculum The AKC is underpinned by our national curriculum …
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