We are happy to let you know that the Essay titled “Wrestling with Postmodernism: Challenges to Kodály Practice in the Contemporary Moment” written by Jody Stark and submitted to the 2015 Canadian Music Educators’ Association "Dr. Franklin Churchley Graduate Essay Competition" has been awarded the FIRST prize!
This Essay was published in the latest IKS Bulletin (2015, Vol. 40, No. 1)
Congratulations to Jody!
Excerpts from the CMEA letter announcing the result:
It is with great pleasure that I write to inform you that your essay “Wrestling with Postmodernism: Challenges to Kodály Practice in the Contemporary Moment” submitted to the 2015 CMEA/ACME Dr. Franklin Churchley Graduate Essay Competition has been awarded the FIRST prize! The prize comes with the opportunity to have your essay considered for publication in our journal, the Canadian Music Educator and a cash prize of $250. Congratulations on this significant accomplishment!
The jurors for the graduate competition were Dr. Adam Adler, Nipissing University, and Dr. Edwin Wasiak, University of Lethbridge. Both have outstanding credentials and offered a considerable amount of time to reading and critiquing the submissions.
Best wishes for success in your future music education endeavors.
Chair, Canadian Music Educators' Association/L'Association canadienne des musiciens éducateurs (CMEA/Acme) National Student Undergraduate and Graduate Essay Competitions