IKS 2019 Malaysia: Call for Papers & Workshops

This entry was posted in News. Bookmark the permalink.

Australian Kodály-inspired music education is recognised internationally for its quality and unique approach. The International Kodály Symposium presents an opportunity to share your practice and research with the world, and gain a broader understanding of Kodály-inspired work beyond our own shores.

Abstracts are now being accepted for paper/workshop presentations to the 24th International Kodály Symposium which will be held in Kuching, Malaysia, on 5-9 August 2019. The theme for the symposium is “Embracing A New Era: Nurturing the Kodály Philosophy Around The World”.

Papers and workshops should have an emphasis on research, methodology, practice and embodiment of the Kodály Philosophy across various fields relating to music education, composition or performance. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:


(i) Music Education: 

• Early Childhood Music 

• Music in Schools and Teacher Education

• Choral Education in the 21st Century

• Education of the Professional Musician

• Policy: Culture, Education and Media 

• Music in Special Education

• Instrumental and Vocal Pedagogy 


(ii) Specialist Topics: 

• Musicology 

• Ethnomusicology / Southeast Asian Music 

• Contemporary / New Music 

• Music Technology 

• Applied Pedagogies 

• Popular Music Education 

• Music Therapy / Music In Medicine


The submission deadline is 28th December 2018 and all submissions are online. For more details on the submission guidelines, kindly visit https://www.iks2019malaysia.com/call-for-papers/ or contact iks2019malaysia@gmail.com. Please CLICK HERE to view the flyer

Scholars, researchers and educators practising the Kodály concepts around the world are called to participate in this symposium. Please help spread the word by sharing information about the #iks2019 with a colleague. Share the Facebook page and/or forward this email to a friend!

I encourage you to support the work of the International Kodály Society by becoming a member, attending the symposium and possibly submitting a proposal to present.

Best wishes

Jason Goopy
Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia (KMEIA) Inc.

This entry was posted in News. Bookmark the permalink.