Kodály Summer School

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Details of the Summer School 2019 are in development and will be posted here as soon as they are finalised. In the meantime, why not read about our 2018 Summer School below!


The 36th International Kodály Summer School
Saturday 4th August – Friday 10th August 2018
University of Nottingham, University Park Campus


Please contact Nicky Woods: summerschool@kodaly.org.uk with any queries

Course Content:

MusicianshipChoir  – MethodologyChoral Conducting – KokasZeneZen

Dance WorkshopsSinging Games – Open Lessons – Daily Warm-upsSinging Workshop

Optional Piano and Singing Lessons and Chamber Music Coaching

Evening Activities

International Guest Tutors include:

Gabriella Thész, James Cuskelly, Katalin Körtvési, Anikó Novák,
Bori Szirányi, Orsolya Szabó, Allan Hubert-Wright

Alongside the General Course, for those who would like accredited certification as teachers using the Kodály approach, we will be running:

Certification LogoCertificate Course, Level 1: Early Childhood – Primary – Secondary – Instrumental

The Certificate Course, Level 2 will not be running this year but please click this

link for further information about all our Certificates of Professional Practice

                          More information about this year’s Summer School:



Venue and Accommodation 

(Click to download “Useful Information for Delegates“)

Cecilia Vajda Memorial Scholarship

Click here to watch our Kodály Summer School Video.

Find out what last year’s students thought of the Kodály Summer School

Grants for ESTA members
If you are a member of ESTA (European String Teachers’ Association), grants are available towards the cost of the BKA Summer School and other BKA courses. Please apply at http://www.estabursary.org.uk

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For articles and photographs from previous Summer Schools please visit the Summer School Archive.

Our ambitious programme for the year needs extra funds to cover the costs. Can you help with a donation? Click here to donate, and help share Kodály’s vision by supporting us. We welcome every contribution, big or small.