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Other Kodály Organisations

IKS - International Kodály Society:

ISME - International Society for Music Education: International forum for music education round the world, with latest publications, research and practice. The site is developing 'special interest' strands, including a new Kodály strand, and will be pleased to include items of interest to Kodály specialists, such as new publications, classroom tips, and songs.

Hungarian Cultural Centre:

Kodály Center of America: Information about Kodály education, scholarship and resources in the USA.

Kodály Institute (Kecskemét, Hungary):

Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia: National organisation for Kodály Education in Australia, affiliated to the International Kodály Society.

Kodály Society of Canada:

Liszt-Kodály Society of Spain:

Organization of American Kodály Educators
The mission of the Organization of American Kodály Educators is to enrich the quality of life of the people of the USA through music education by promoting the philosophy of Zoltán Kodály.

Zoltán Kodály home page: Site devoted to the composer:

Kodály Centre for Music Education: Holy NamesUniversity, Oakland California. An online resource for folk song materials.


UK Music website links

American Folk Song Collection (The): An online resource of the Kodaly Center for Music Education at Holy Names University, Oakland, California.

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music:

Association of British Choral Directors (ABCD):

Cambridge Suzuki Young Musicians: Programme of Suzuki Piano & Kodaly Musicianship, from beginners through advanced levels, developed by Betty and Stephen Power.

ChoirWorks: Free Sacred Choral Music for Church Choirs: Free sacred choral music for church choirs. Anthems, hymn arrangements and hymns in PDFs for immediate download and print. Free MP3 practice accompaniment for most titles.

Choral Public Domain Library: Free Sheet Music Archive.


The Dalcroze Society:

English Folk Dance and Song Society: The English Folk Dance and Song Society exists to preserve and promote the rich English heritage of Folk Song and Dance. Based at Cecil Sharp House in London, where a fine Library of archive material is housed, it publicises and organises events, and maintains links with like-minded Societies around the world.

ISM: The Incorporated Society of Musicians.

Kodály Centre of London:

Kodály Music School of Runnymede: Consortium of graduate professional, Kodály based music teachers, All members of ISM, Specialising in Early Childhood, Pre-instrumental, Key stages 1, Violin, piano (classical), piano (by ear/improvisation), recorder, flute, sax, gamelan

Len Tyler Music School (Kodály Kindergarten): Based in North East Hampshire the Len Tyler Music School is a Kodaly based music Kindergarten offering music classes for children from pre-birth (from the 22nd week of pregnancy) to 8 years with a staff of ten early childhood music specialists. Visiting teachers are always welcome to come and visit/observe lessons in action subject to availability. Schedule details are on the website. Teacher training workshops, inset and CPD days are also available for both music specialists and generalist teachers.

Malcolm Hawkins: Composer, choir director and accompanist who has studied and worked in Hungary

Miranda Zwalf: Flautist and Kodály music educator

Musical Bumps: Music groups & classes for children from birth to their first years at school; real music, real education, real fun!

The Musical Tree House: Children's music and dance classes for under 5s in Bath and surrounding areas. The Musical Tree House encourages the development of a child's creativity and musical ability through Dance & Eurhythmics - whole body movement, Singing & Musicianship - using Solfége Technique and an introduction to Rhythm & Sounds with hand-crafted, ethnic percussion instruments. Music and Dance classes are for pre-schoolers, toddlers and babies.

Music Mind Movement: The Music Mind Movement offers practical psychology for musicians and a holistic approach to teaching, learning and performing music, including Teacher-Pupil relationships, Performer-Audience relationships, Communication and Anxiety in Performance, Improvisation, Dalcroze Eurhythmics and Dance for Musicians.

National Youth Choir of Scotland:

Music Leader: An opportunity to advertise and find courses and workshops.

N.O.E.L. is a registered charity providing musical education in the Yorkshire area:

Orff Society:

Schools Music Association:

The Singing Tree: A small company of Kodály trained teachesr delivering singing sessions to groups of under-fives & their carers, pre-school children & primary school children. Our unique classes are carefully designed to enable children to have lots of musical fun as well as learn the principles of music. Classes currently available in West London, Bristol, Wiltshire and Somerset. Enquiries welcome from other Kodály teachers interested in working with this age group. e-mail: Tel: 07747-745675

Trinity College of Music:

Voices Foundation (The): The Voices Foundation is a music education charity delivering whole-school, sustainable solutions for primary level music teaching, to benefit teachers and children alike. It delivers year-long in-school programmes which provide professional development training for classroom teachers and specialists, along with courses introducing educators to its aural/vocal approach.

Waterhouse Music: Celia Waterhouse - East Cambridgeshire independent music teacher specialised in the Kodály approach. Piano tuition to children and adults, Early Years music, Pre-instrumental music classes, Early Years music consultancy, Musicianship training for adults, Workshops in the Kodály Approach.

Zone New Media: News and Directory service for the music education community.


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