Schools

 

Schools where the Kodály concept is applied in the
general education of the children


High Schools:

Hungary

Primary Schools:

France  Hungary  United Kingdom  USA

Kindergartens:

Hungary  Poland

Supervision:

Spain  USA

 

High Schools

 

HUNGARY

 

If music education is provided in the program, it is in general based on the Kodály concept. Study visits to some of these schools can be organized on demand.

 

Primary Schools

 

FRANCE

A chaque rentrée scolaire, les écoles peuvent changer.
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Ecole Publique 38140 IZEAUX
Directrice: Mme Sartel
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Ecole Publique 38260 LA FRETTE
Directrice : Mme Guerin

Ecole Privée Saint Charles
1 Place des Capucins 38200 VIENNE
Directrice: Mme Bichet
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Ecole Privée Saint Louis
Rue de la Juiverie 38200 VIENNE
Directrice: Mme Regnier Vigouroux

Les écoles doivent suivre le programme et l'horaire définis par le Ministère de l'Education Nationale. Ce qui limite et restreint leurs possibilités d'application de la pédagogie Kodály.
Les élèves sont entre 6 et 11 ans.
Le programme a commencé en 1981.

HUNGARY

 

Primary schools in Hungary have in general their music education based on the Kodály concept. Study visits to some of these schools can be organized on demand.

 

UNITED KINGDOM

 

Kensington Prep School
596 Fulham Road
London SW6 5PA
Phone: 02077319300
Director of Music: Jonathan Burgess BA. Dip Arts. Dip K Mus.
Age range: 2 - 11 years
Website: www.gdst.net/kensingtonprep

 

Notting Hill and Ealing High School Junior Department
2 Cleveland Road
London, W13 8AX
Phone: 0208991 2165
Music Coordinator: Ena Burgess B Mus Ed. BA.
Age range: 5 - 11
Website: www.gdst.net/nhehs/

 

USA

Plano, Texas
Plano Independent School District

Website: www.pisd.edu/schools/elementary/

All schools on that site are a part of the Plano Independent School District
Authority: Plano Board of Trustees
Program Director: Kathy Kuddes, Director of Fine Arts
Grades involved: Kindergarten through 5th grade
Status of the program: fully integrated
The program started in 1979
Comments: Plano has a strong commitment to Kodály-inspired instruction for all elementary school students. Instruction happens twice a week with a trained music specialist.

 Provo, Utah
Provo School District

11 elementary schools (Kindergarten through 6th Grade)
Superintendent: Dr. Patti Harrington
Public school, under the authority of Provo School District.
Supervisor of Kodály Instruction: Dr. Jerry L. Jaccard
Grades involved: K-6 in three schools, K-3 in eight schools for the first year
The program is integrated.
Teachers involved in Kodály based teaching: Jerry L. Jaccard, Teresa Dickson, Rebecca McLaughlin, Patty Adams, Michelle Newbold, Holly Ence, Melissa Clayton, Emilee Knell, + more are being hired 2002-3
The program started in 1994 in one school, has gradually grown to encompass all schools in 2003.
Comments: The School Board recently mandated full Kodály instruction for all eleven elementary schools beginning in the school year 2002-2003. Hiring of qualified teachers from Brigham Young University teacher-education program is now under way.


 

Kindergartens

 

HUNGARY

Kindergartens in Hungary have in general their music education based on the Kodály concept. Study visits to some of these schools can be organized on demand.

 

POLAND

Miroslawa Jankowska (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) & Malgorzata Prosniak have experimental kindergarten classes.

 

Supervision

 

SPAIN

Valladolid
SLKE - Sociedad Liszt-Kodály de España
Liszt Society of Spain / Kodály Society of Spain
Vega 18, 47004 Valladolid (Spain)
Phone: +34 91.1868914 / Phone in other countries:
http://www.slke.org/contacto/telefonos
The national supervision on Kodály programs is SLKE
Director: Mr. Carlos Gallardo
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For detailed information visit www.slke.org

 

USA

 

Provo, Utah
Local supervision by university professor Dr. Jerry L. Jaccard
C-582 HFAC School of Music
Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah 84602 USA
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There is monthly inservice training. This supervisory arrangement was put into place in June 2002.

Plano, Texas
Organization of American Kodály Educators (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) & Kodály Educators of Texas.
Texas Education Agency oversees all school instruction and the guidelines allow are fully met by a comprehensive Kodály-based program.
In-service training is organized by Annual Conference and periodic workshops