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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2022 Award Recipients Announcement

The Kodály Australia National Council were delighted to receive impressive applications and nominations for the 2022 Awards for Excellence in Australian Kodály-inspired Music Education. It was inspiring to see a high number of peer-nominations across each of the five categories. …
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2022 President Update

I am humbled to be elected as President of the Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia. The President along with members of the National Council provide leadership and governance of our association. I look forward to working with the 2022-2024 Council members …
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Season’s Greetings from Kodály Australia

On behalf of Kodály Australia, I write to thank you for your support this year and offer our season’s greetings. I trust your work has now wrapped up for the year, and you are celebrating the festive season with family …
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2022 Awards for Excellence in Australian Kodály-inspired Music Education

It is an honour to introduce you to the 2022 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 …
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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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