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Kodály Seminar at the Hungarian Academy in Rome

The Kodály Institute of the Liszt University of Music organizes a Kodály Seminar at the Hungarian Academy in Rome from 4 September till 7 September, 2014.

Address: Accademia d'Ungheria In Roma, Via Giulia 1. 00186 Roma

For whom do we recommend the Kodály Seminar in Rome?
- for music teachers, choral conductors, and other professional musicians, interested in the Hungarian music culture and in the international achievement of our music pedagogy


Study tour to Nyíregyháza

Visit to the Zoltán Kodály Primary School and the Cantemus Choral Institute, Nyíregyháza, 8-9 May, 2014

The students of the Kodály Institute participated in a two-day long study tour in Nyíregyháza where they visited the world famous Cantemus Choral Institute at the Kodály Primary School.

The study tour was made possible by a European Union tender won by the Kodály Institute of the Liszt Academy of Music (TÁMOP-3.2.13-12). 


Concert of the St. Catharine’s College Girls’ Choir – Cambridge, UK

The St Catharine's Girls' Choir - the only college-based girls' choir in the UK - was founded in 2008.
The choir sings weekly in the College Chapel, as well as giving regular concerts and its repertoire extends from the early Middle Ages to the 21st century, with several works written specially for it. 
Their conductor is Edward Wickham. 


25th International Colourstrings Symposium

in Kecskemét, 26 July - 1 August, 2014 organized by the Kodály Institute of the Liszt Academy of Music


Kodály Course in Italy

14-15 June, 2014
For details in Italian, please click here.


Concert - "Hungarian Classics"

Like many local institutions, the Kodály Institute participated in the events of the 29th Kecskemét Spring Festival. On 19 March visitors heard compositions by Franz Liszt, Béla Bartók and Zoltán Kodály in the concert hall of the Institute.


Ceremony for two colleagues

On 13 March we celebrated two colleagues in the Concert Hall of the Kodály Institute. First we said farewell to the retiring Albert Pálinkás, studio technician of the Institute, who is also the maker and editor of many video recordings, different publications and leaflets; a truly versatile worker. Then Katalin Hartyáni Szarka, financial administrator, was commemorated on her 25th year of work for the Institute.


Special Week Programme in 2014

Every year the Institute organises a week-long programme in February or March, when instead of the regular lessons, students have the opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of special lectures, workshops and other activities that do not fit into the regular timetable. 


Scholarships offered by the Foundation for the Kodály Institute

The Foundation for the Kodály Institute is pleased to announce the following scholarships for the academic year 2014-2015:

  • Sarolta Kodály Scholarship – a full tuition scholarship donated by Mrs. Zoltán Kodály 
  • Éva Vendrei Memorial Scholarship – a half tuition scholarship provided by the Board of the Foundation


Special Courses in February

Course of the British Kodály Academy
For years now, every February the British Kodály Academy has arranged a three- or five-day long study tour to the Kodály Institute. Due to the increased number of participants as compared to previous years, the length of the course has been expanded from three days to a week and was held partly in Budapest, partly in Kecskemét between 17-21 February. 



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