Summer School Tutors

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We are pleased to introduce the tutors for the Kodály Summer School 2017.

  • Alan Murdock - Alan was born in N Ireland and his early musical training was in the local brass band. After music studies at Queen’s University Belfast, he taught in Belfast before moving to More →
  • Allan Wright - Allan was born in the North-East of England, in the county of Northumberland. His love for music (and especially the voice) started at the age of ten when he joined a More →
  • Claire McCue - Take time to breathe Claire’s afternoon workshop at the Kodály Summer School 2017 On a ten day BKA course, when there will be so much to take in, take time More →
  • Cyrilla Rowsell - Cyrilla gained a Bachelor of Education degree and then was a class teacher in First and Primary Schools for eleven years. During this time she became increasingly interested in the Kodály More →
  • Dr Árpád Tóth - Árpád was born in Budapest, 1982. He graduated from the Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest with degrees in choral conducting, music education and as a teacher of solfége and music More →
  • Dr László Norbert Nemes - Dr László Norbert Nemes is leading Director of the Kodály Institute of the Liszt Academy of Music and is the Head of the Kodaly Institute and BKA Patron. László received More →
  • Dr Orsolya Szabó - Dr. Orsola Szabó is a concert pianist, professor at the Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest and at the Kodály Institute, Kecskemét, teaching piano, chamber music, piano pedagogy and her own creative music pedagogical More →
  • Esther Hargittai - Esther was born in Hungary and emigrated to Israel at the age of 16. She has been immersed in music since the tender age of six, going through primary and secondary More →
  • Florent Isoard - Florent studied for three years in a jazz school in the South of France. The singing lessons left him hungry for more accurate answers though – and then he discovered Allan More →
  • Gerard Klaassens - Gerard Klaassens lives in Limburg, in the South of Holland. He has a B.Ed. in Music Education and has studied solo singing. Since 1993 he has attended all the International Kodâly More →
  • Holger Aston - Holger is a pianist and cellist, having completed his musical studies at the Guildhall School of Music. In 2010 he spent a year in Kecskemet, Hungary where he completed a More →
  • Jacqueline Vann - Dalcroze: using movement in Aural Training Jacqueline’s afternoon workshop at the Kodály Summer School 2017 This session will look at some of the ways movement is used within the context of More →
  • Lucinda Geoghegan - Lucinda graduated in music from the University of Edinburgh in 1982, completed a postgraduate teaching qualification at Moray House College of Education and trained with the Kodály Institute of Britain where she More →
  • Miranda Zwalf - Miranda, BA; LRAM; DipRCM; CSAK (Colourstrings); C.K.M.E (Dist); won an Exhibition Scholarship at the Royal College of Music and every prize available to flautists. Miranda also has a degree in More →
  • Nicola Gaines - Exploring Rhythm and Phrasing through 17th Century (Playford) Dances Nicola’s evening workshop at the BKA Summer School 2017. The workshop aims to combine fun with learning. Nicola Gaines BPhil(Hons) LISTD More →
  • Ralph Allwood MBE - Ralph Allwood MBE was for 26 years Director of Music at Eton College and is now a freelance choral director. He is the Director of the Eton Choral Courses, which More →
  • Rhys and Owain Boorman - At the 2017 Kodály Summer School, Rhys and Owain will present a fun and interactive introduction to Cotswold Morris Dance, the most graceful, dynamic and complex of the Morris Dance More →
  • Sally Leeming - Sally is a singer and musicianship teacher living in Bingley, West Yorkshire. For many years she was a class teacher and KS2 Maths Co-ordinator. Whilst teaching in the middle school More →
  • Sarolta Platthy - Sarolta Platthy graduated from the Liszt Academy of Music with distinction, majoring in Choral Conducting and Music Education. She went on to teach at a Music Primary School in Budapest from 1971 to More →
  • Susan Hollingworth - Repertoire for Children’s and Youth choirs is Sue’s afternoon workshop at the Kodály Summer School 2017. Sue will lead a practical session, singing repertoire suitable for children and youth choirs of all More →
  • Zoe Greenhalgh - Zoe is a Kodály trained Early Childhood Music Specialist with a wealth of experience of working in a wide range of Early Childhood settings. She also provides bespoke training workshops More →