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Special Week at the Institute

13 March 2018

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. 

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Kodály anniversary events, Autumn 2017 - summary

20 February 2018

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.

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Infrastructural development of the Institute

15 January 2018

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.  

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Events in December

14 January 2018

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.

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New addition to the Archives of the Institute

4 August 2017

Erzsébet Szőnyi – retired leading professor of the Liszt Academy, holder of the Kossuth Prize, the Erkel Prize, the Apáczai Csere János Prize and the Bartók-Pásztory Prize, composer and music pedagogue, Artist of the Nation – decided to donate her music collection to the Kodály Institute. 

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Model school in the Calvinist Elementary School in Kecskemét

18 October 2016

On 13 October, the Kodály Institute of the Liszt Academy signed a cooperation agreement with the Calvinist Elementary School in Kecskemét: as of the autumn of 2016, also Kodály’s home town will launch a model class applying the world-renowned music pedagogy combined with 21st-century methods.

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Erasmus+ funding for the creative revisiting of music education practice

13 October 2016

Within the framework of an international strategic cooperation programme, with the Liszt Academy as the lead organisation, partner institutions from Budapest, the Netherlands and Scotland will collaborate to carry out methodological improvements in music education based on the principles of the Kodály method.

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