Workshops

Kodály inspired seminars, workshops etc. that take place on a regular basis but do not qualify as a curriculum based program

 

Australia  Brazil  Canada  France  Greece  Poland  Spain  United Kingdom   USA

 

AUSTRALIA 

 

Brisbane
University of Queensland

 

BRAZIL

 

Sao Paulo
International Course on Kodály Method (CIMK) - one or two-week-long courses with hungarian and brazilian professors, every year since 1993, in july. Includes Kodály courses and workshops about musical pedagogies and folk music of Brazil.
Director: Marli Batista 6ila
Further information at: www.cmbp.com.br
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tel/fax: 55-11-5041.3416

Rio De Janeiro
CIGAM
— free music course
Director: Mr. Claudio Bergamini
Professor involved in Kodály based teaching: János Geszti
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The program started in 1987.
Professor: János Geszti
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One- or two-week-long workshops with public presentations and seminars in educational institutes in Brazilian state capitals/major cities.
The program started 15 years ago.

 Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais State capital)
Fundação de Educação Artística (FEA) non-profit Institute
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Professor involved in Kodály based teaching: Rubner de Abreu
The program started 10 years ago.

 

CANADA 

 

St. John's
Conference - The Phenomenon of Singing International Symposium

Memorial University of Newfoundland
Faculty of Education (Music Education) & School of Music
St. John's, NL A1C 5S7
tel.: + 1.709.737.3415
Organizer: Prof. Ki Adams
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Website: www.Festival500.com

Conference – organised every second year (odd numbers)
Number of participants per session: 80-100
Comments: This is an international event held in conjunction with the international biennial choral, Festival 500 Sharing the Voices. Presentations focusing on any aspect (musical, social, phychological, etc.) of the phenomenon of singing.

FRANCE 

 

Niort
University Institute for Teacher’s Training

with the Group for Kodály pedagogical animation of the association: " LA VOIX DE KODÁLY EN FRANCE "
Departmental Centre of Pedagogical Documentation (C.D.D.P. )
4 rue Camille Desmoulins .79000 Niort - FRANCE
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Workshop
: once a week during the school-year (from October to May)
Number of participants per session: between 15 and 25. They are students and teachers involved in kindergarten and elementary school teaching (all are volunteers)
Comments: The program allows the paricipants to experience the French pedagogical progression from 2 to 11, according to Kodály’s principles.
University Institute for Teacher’s Training

 

GREECE 

 

Athens
Greek Kodály Society
" Greek Kodály Seminar
c/o Valentinos Patrikidis, President
Kyprou 61, Halandri
GR-15233 Athens
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Organized at least once a year, usually in Athens but often in provincial cities (Thessaloniki, Volos, Ptolemaida)
Number of participants: 50 (average) per session
Comments: Organized in collaboration with the “Greek Kodály Conservatory and Institute”, and very often in collaboration with local Conservatories and under the auspices of the Greek Ministries of Culture and of Education.

 

POLAND 

 

Warsaw
Chopin Academy of Music

00 368 Warsaw, ul. Okołnik 2
tel/fax (22) 827 72 41 w. 265
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Organizing workshops for teachers (postgraduate).
Every second year there are organized Kodály Seminars for teachers in different towns of Poland by the Polish Kodály Circle (in cooperation with the Kodály Institute in Kecskemét); the formula is similar to the Kecskemét one. The 10th Seminar is in Cieszyn in 2002.

 

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
Director: Mr. Carlos Gallardo
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Seminars and courses about the Kodály method and choral conducting.
For detailed information visit www.slke.org

UNITED KINGDOM 


London
Béla Bartók Centre for Musicianship

Agnes Kory
6 Frognal Court, 158 Finchley Road
London NW3 5HL England
tel.: + 44 20 7435 3685
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www.bbcm.co.uk
Regular week-end sessions during British school term time and occasional extra sessions.
Number of participants per session: minimum 5, maximum 30
Comments: Training from age 2 to professional musicians/music teachers. Regular classes, occasional seminars, occasional workshops.

 

University of Leicester
British Kodály Academy International Summer School
Programme Director: Mrs. Gillian Earl Summer School Secretary: Ms. Mary Place Professors: Mrs. Helga Dietrich, Mrs. Lucinda Geoghegan, Mrs. Magda Graf-Forrai, Mrs. Judit Hartyányi, Mrs. Lenke Igó, Mr. Alan Murdock, Mrs. Klára Nemes, Mrs. Sarolta Platthy, Mrs. Alison Renvoize, Mr. David Vinden, Mrs. Nicky Woods.
Level of degree(s) that can be obtained with emphazis on Kodály training: Certificate of Professional Practice (Kodály) either Early Years or Primary. Attainment of both certificates qualifies as graduate Diploma. Those not following above Certificate courses receive intensive Solfege training and Kodály Methodology, Choral Conducting and Choral Singing, and can choose various other options.
Average yearly participation: 80-90 students.
The programme is available since 1981.
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Website: www.britishkodalyacademy.org

 

USA 

 

Provo, Utah
Organizers: Dr. Jerry L. Jaccard, Mrs. Rebecca McLaughlin, Mrs. Shauna Johnson
Frequency: Three statewide all-day workshops per calendar year
Number of participants per session: 50
The workshops are organized by the BYU student chapter and the Utah statewide chapter of OAKE.

 

Norman, Oklahoma
Organizers: Oklahoma Kodaly Educators (OKE)
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Saturday workshops for teachers
Frequency: 2-3 workshops each year
Average number of participants: 20-60

 

Wellesley
Boston Area Kodály Educators,

65 Livermore Rd Wellesley MA 02481
781-237-9650
President: Dianne Dunn Boggs
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Professional music development workshops on choral music and elementary music teaching materials and strategies as well as workshops on classical listening
Frequency: 3 times per year
Average number of participants: 40