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New monograph on Zoltán Kodály

25 August 2020

It is with great pleasure that we recommend Dr Anna Dalos’s new monograph entitled Zoltán Kodály’s World of Music published by the University of California Press.

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Kodály Seminar Online 2020

Kodály Seminar Online 2020

21 August 2020

This summer the Kodály Seminar was organized online offering live remote and pre-recorded sessions on methodology, musicianship, choral music, singing-based music history, piano and voice pedagogy, and individual piano and voice master classes for more than 200 participants from more than 30 different countries. 

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Musicologist László Eősze passed away

17 August 2020

László Eősze, a Ferenc Erkel as well as Széchenyi Award winning music historian, art writer and regular member of the Hungarian Academy of Arts passed away in the 97th year of his life. 

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MÁTÉ BALOGH'S Support Excellence AWARD

10 July 2020

Out of more than fifty entries, Máté Balogh, a lecturer at the Institute and the Liszt Academy, won a special prize at this year's composers' competition held by the Central European String Quartet (CESQ).

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Move mi Music - AVAILABLE NOW

Move mi Music - AVAILABLE NOW

24 June 2020

We are glad to announce that the brand new application, MOVE mi MUSIC, is now available on both the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.

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Update regarding the upcoming academic year

Update regarding the upcoming academic year

19 June 2020

Director's letter - current information concerning the pandemic situation in Hungary

Dear Students,

I am happy to announce that as a result of the admission and audition process during the past couple of weeks we have completed the list of students admitted to the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Update on our online summer programme

10 June 2020

Dear Colleagues, Students, Fellow Musicians, Friends of the Kodály Institute,

Thank you all for your patience regarding the details about our online programme that is now available on the Seminar's website. 

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Closing Ceremony of the Academic Year 2019-2020

Closing Ceremony of the Academic Year 2019-2020

6 June 2020

The Closing Ceremony this year was held on Friday 29th May. The special situation due to COVID-19 did not let us meet in person; therefore, we had to celebrate this year’s end on Zoom meeting.

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Entrance Examination

5 June 2020

We are glad to announce that auditions for the undergraduate and graduate programmes for the 2020-2021 academic year have been successfully completed at the Institute. 

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The 1000th Songbook Record in the Kodály HUB

27 April 2020

The Kodály HUB Community is actively working on uploading musical materials to the Songbook and is about to reach 1000 records. If you haven’t registered yet, do it now quickly so you have access to our diverse, rich and remarkable Songbook with games, activities etc.

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Renovation work in progress at the Institute

Renovation work in progress at the Institute

2 April 2020

Plans are underway to renovate the monastery building of the Institute, implemented under the Modern Cities Programme of the Hungarian Government. In the first phase of the development, the roof construction and façade of the monastery are renovated by the contractor, Horváth Építőmester Zrt.

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Director's Notice, March 23rd

18 March 2020

Dear Students,

I am sure that through reading or listening to the English-language news you are all aware of the difficult situation that Hungary is currently facing similarly to all countries across Europe. This week we are doing our best to get ready for eight weeks of distant teaching. 

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Péter Erdei Received Excellent Artist Award

16 March 2020

On 15 March, Hungary's national holiday, the Hungarian Government awarded the Hungary's Excellent Artist Award to Professor Erdei, founding director of the Kodály Institute. Congratulations!

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Information regarding coronavirus

13 March 2020

3/2020. SZ. (III.11.) PRESIDENT’S AND CHANCELLOR’S DECREE REGARDING THE OPERATIONAL RESTRICTIONS OF THE LISZT FERENC ACADEMY OF MUSIC

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Musical Events in February

Musical Events in February

3 March 2020

The month of February was full of events at the Institute. Guests included a group of students and teachers from the British Kodály Academy, Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, choir conductor and artistic director of the Los Angeles Children's Chorus, and Professor Yinam Leef, president of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. 

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