British Kodály Academy 37th International Kodály Summer School

2019-08-12

2019-08-18

University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD

+44 (0)24 7641 1269

http://kodaly.org.uk/summer-school

East Midlands

To be announced.

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Event Description

The BKA’s Summer School returns for 2019, featuring a week of intense fun and learning with teaching from some of the finest minds in music education.

At the 37th International Summer school you will be exposed to a wide range of musical styles, develop musicianship and work with like-minded people who take music and having fun very seriously.

Further information will be published shortly.

‘Already, I have started embedding these new ways of thinking with my new class of 10 – to 16-year-old musicianship students, who, after just one month of teaching, have already told me how much easier and FUN their musicianship class is… Magic!’ – Laura McFall, musicianship teacher and classical singer, Northern Ireland

‘It’s difficult to find the words to describe the BKA Summer School experience to somebody who hasn’t seen it for themselves. So rather than spouting superlatives, perhaps the biggest testimony I can give is that when I had to go home, I sobbed and gulped like a baby who had had all of his favourite dinosaur toys taken away.’ – Jimmy Rotheram

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Organizers

British Kodály Academy

http://kodaly.org.uk

About the organiser

The British Kodály Academy promotes the advancement of British music education, following the teachings of Zoltán Kodály. The Kodály Approach – musicianship through singing – provides tools to develop fundamentals such as pulse, inner hearing, good tuning and sight reading ability. 

Contact information

summerschool@kodaly.org.uk

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