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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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Musical events at the Institute in December

Musical events at the Institute in December

9 January 2020

On 16 December, as part of the celebratory events to commemorate the 137th anniversary of Zoltán Kodály's birth, the students and staff of the Institute laid wreath at the Railway Station and the Psalmus Hungaricus monument in Kecskemét.

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Erzsébet Szőnyi passed away

28 December 2019

Erzsébet Szőnyi, whose name in the world has over the years coincided with the name of Zoltán Kodály, passed away this morning.

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Advent concert in Kisjakabfalva

Advent concert in Kisjakabfalva

12 December 2019

On 7 December, it was the 6th occasion that the charity advent concert was organized in Kisjakabfalva where the Student Choir of the Kodály Institute is usually invited. 

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New Non-Degree Study Programme from September 2020

15 November 2019

Effective from the 1st of September 2020, the Kodály Institute of the Liszt Academy is introducing a more diverse non-degree study programme with the aim of providing more tailor-made study options and increasing the homogeneity of the study groups. 

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EU awards excellent qualification to the Kodály HUB Project led by the Liszt Academy

14 November 2019

Kodály HUB, established to develop innovative methods in music education, became the first Hungarian-led higher education Erasmus project to be awarded “Good Practice” and “Success Story” qualifications. The initiative, led by the Liszt Academy of Music in collaboration with prestigious Scottish and Dutch partner institutions, is gaining recognition in more and more countries.

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Miklós Kocsár passed away

2 September 2019

Miklós Kocsár - Composer, Holder of the Kossuth Prize, Artist of the Nation, Member of the Hungarian Academy of Arts - passed away in his 86th year, on 29 August, 2019.

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