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New DVD: Teaching Piano for Begginers

The latest addition to the Institute's Bookshop is the DVD entitled Teaching Piano for Beginners
It comes with an explanatory booklet in English and in Hungarian. 

Now available for purchase.

Please read about the details of this DVD and other publications in the Bookshop.


Special Week at the Institute

Every year, the Institute organises a 3-5-day long programme in February or March, when, instead of the regular lessons, students have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of special lectures, workshops and other activities that do not fit into the regular timetable. 

Scholarships for the 2018-2019 Academic Year

The Foundation for the Kodály Institute is pleased to announce the following scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year:


Scholarships for the Kodály Summer School 2018

Scholarships are available for the Pedagogy Course of the 2018 Summer School of the Institute through the Tempus Public Foundation.

Application deadline is 6 March, 2018.


Kodály anniversary events, Autumn 2017 - summary

On the occasion of the double Kodály anniversary, teachers of the Academy of Music and its Kodály Institute were invited to several partner universities and institutions in many parts of the world to present Kodály's music pedagogical heritage and compositions in courses and concerts.


Conference about the Practice of Music Theory Teaching

SENTIAMOCI DI PARMA is the title of the annual conference on the practice of music theory teaching organised by the Conservatorio di Musica “Arrigo Boito” in Parma, Italy. The presenters at the conference are all selected by the organisers of the conference but participation is open to all professionals working in related fields, students and the general public as well. Most of the participants are music theory teachers working in higher music education.


Infrastructural development of the Institute

The Kodály anniversary event in Kecskemét was organized at the Kodály Institute on 16 December.
Dr Andrea Vigh, rector of the Liszt Ferenc University of Music and Klaudia Szemerey-Pataki, mayor of the town, announced the launch of the Institute's infrastructural development and expansion project.  


Events in December

The month of December was full of musical events.
Students of the Institute gave concerts, and in open classes they demonstrated what they had learnt during the academic year.
On 1 and 2 December, the Institute Choir gave an advent concert in Kisjakabfalva.

Kodály Summer School 2018

TEACHERS, UNIVERSITY STUDENTS are welcome to join the 

KODÁLY SUMMER SCHOOL – 15 - 28 July, 2018
Kodály Institute of the Liszt Academy of Music, Kecskemét, Hungary 

The Kodály Summer School brings world-renowned master teachers and performing artists to the Kodály Institute of the Liszt Academy of Music, Kecskemét, Hungary for an unparalleled combination of summer music education and musical performances. 


The 2017-2018 academic year began

A record number of students from 18 different countries started their studies at the different courses of the Institute in Septempber: music theory BA, Kodály music pedagogy MA, and nondegree training courses. 



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