Dr Katalin Kiss, associate professor of the Kodály Institute of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music and her choir, the Ars Nova Vocal Ensemble, as an acknowledgement of their high standards of performance and successful artistic activity over the past 25 years, received the Kodály Prize that was handed out at the Day of the City ceremonial event in the Kecskemét Katona József Theatre on October 2, 2015.
The Foundation for the Kodály Institute is pleased to announce the Bacon-Erdei Scholarship, a post-graduate scholarship, for the first time, for studies at the Kodály Institute, Kecskemét between 1 March and 31 July, 2016 and 1 September, 2016 and 30 June, 2017.
1-22 June 2015: from Monday to Friday from 8 to 12 24-28 June 2015: CLOSED
In July the Library and Archives is open for participants of the Institute's summer courses and the International Kodály Seminar according to the timetables of these courses. Others can visit the Library and Archives by appointments only.
2-23 August 2015: CLOSED
24 August - 6 September 2015: from Monday to Friday from 8 to 12
From 7 September 2015 the opening hours are adjusted to the timetable of the Institute.
On 2 April a former student of the Institute, Ulrikke Reed-Findenegg (Norway), visited the Institute with her current choir, the Sjanton Chamber Choir (The Netherlands). Before coming to Kecskemét, the Choir was participating in the 15th Budapest International Choir Festival & Competition in Budapest. After a tour of the Institute, the Choir gave a workshop in the Lutheran Church, focusing on works of a variety of Dutch masters.
On 26 March pianist and professor of the Institute Anikó Novák gave a very successful concert at the Kodály Institute from works by J.S. Bach and Franz Schubert. The concert was part of the Kecskemét Spring Festival.
The Foundation for the Kodály Institute came into the possession of a new Kodály document that they ceremonially gifted to the Institute on 14 December, 2014. The two-page-long letter, written by an unknown author, is authenticated by the signature of Zoltán Kodály.
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