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The Kodály Institute@UTC

Institute participant works with students.

Levels I, II & III

Endorsed by the Organization of American Kodály Educators

June 15 - July 2, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Faculty: Karen Shuford, Donald Garrett, Susan Garrett, Michael Perryman, Lee Harris

Zóltan Kodály (1882-1967) was a Hungarian composer, musicologist and educator whose philosophy and writings are the basis for the Kodály approach to music education. Kodály Levels I, II and III provide an in-depth study of the Kodály approach to music education. These courses are designed to strengthen the teacher’s musicianship while providing songs, techniques, materials, and activities that are used in the classroom. Each day will feature classes in solfege, methodology, folk song collection and analysis, conducting and choral ensemble. Demonstration classes with children will be taught by Kodály faculty members in the afternoons, providing you an opportunity to see the approach in action.

Participants who have completed a Level I course at an approved institution may enroll in Level II. Level II graduates are eligible for participation in the Level III course. A limited number of scholarships are available to participants. For information, contact Lee Harris.

Course Enrollment

You may enroll either for the workshop (non-credit) or for academic credit. The non-credit workshop registration is handled by UTC Continuing Education. The workshop fee is $500. A $100 minimum down payment is due with the registration form.  The registration deadline is June 1.

Register for Kodály Workshop through Continuing Ed

Academic Credit and Fees

Undergraduate or graduate credit is available for Level I. Levels II and III may be taken for graduate credit only. You must be admitted to UTC and pay university fees. The registration deadline is June 8, 2015.

COURSE INFO IN-STATE TUITION OUT-OF-STATE-TUITION REGIONAL TUITION CREDIT
MUS 4300
Kodály Level I (3 hours)
$1,170.00 $3,186.00 $1,674.00
MUS 5300
Kodály Level I (3 hours)
$1,650.00 $4,335.00 $2,322.00
MUS 5310
Kodály Level II (3 hours)
$1,650.00 $4,335.00 $2,322.00
MUS 5320
Kodály Level III (3 hours)
$1,650.00 $4,335.00 $2,322.00

Graduate credit may be applied to the Master of Music degree in Music Education, Kodály studies.

*Regional Tuition Rate

Residents of northeast Alabama and north Georgia may qualify for regional tuition rates.

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Housing

For persons interested in obtaining on campus housing please contact Ginny Reese in the Continuing Education Office or call (423) 425-4344.

Mary Ann Lowe/Helen Bryan Memorial Scholarships

The Southeast Chapter of Kodály Educators offers the Mary Ann Lowe and Helen Bryan Memorial Scholarships to students attending the Kodály Institute at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Mary Ann Lowe was a Kodály-trained teacher in the Chattanooga Public Schools elected to the Tennessee Music Education Hall of Fame. Helen Bryan founded the Chattanooga Education in the Musical Arts Association, a non-profit organization which enabled many music educators to be trained in the Kodály approach locally, at national Kodály training centers and in Hungary. Her pioneering work led to the establishment of the Kodály Institute at UTC.

Scholarships will be applied to the course fee. Recipients are responsible for the balance of the fee and the purchase of all necessary books and materials.

Applicants for the scholarships must submit a letter of application to Dr. Lee Harris, Music Department head and coordinator of the Kod ly studies program, at the address below. The letter should address the applicant's current teaching position, experience with the Kodály approach, and commitment to incorporating the Kodály concept in the classroom. Applicants for Level II or III scholarships must have completed the appropriate prerequisite courses at an approved Kodály training institution and should state so in the letter.

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of need, appropriate qualifications and evidence of commitment to Kodály-based music education.

Dr. Lee Harris, Head
Department of Music - 1451
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37403-2598

Music Office:(423) 425-4601
Email: lee-harris@utc.edu

Required Textbooks for Kodály Courses

Kodály Level I (MUS 4300/5300)

  • 150 American Folk Songs to sing, read & play, edited by Peter Erdei. Boosey & Hawkes ISBN 0-913932-04-3. $23.00.
  • Folk Song Sight-Singing Series: Books II and VIII, by Crowe, Lawton, & Whittaker. Oxford University Press ISBN Book II: 978-0-19-385161-0, ISBN Book VIII: 978-0-19-536559-7. $6.75 each
  • Sail Away: 155 American Folk Songs, edited by Eleanor Locke. Boosey & Hawkes ISBN 0-51-80680-5. $33.00

Kodály Level II (MUS 5310)

All books required for Level I, plus the following:
  • My Singing Bird, edited by Ida Erdei, Faith Knowles and Denise Bacon. Kodály Center of America ISBN 0-935432-10-8. $45.00.
  • Folk Song Sight-Singing Series: Books III, VI, and IX by Crowe, Lawton, & Whittaker. Oxford University Press ISBN Bk. III: 978-0-19-385320-1, $6.75. ISBN Bk. VI: 978-0-19-385319-5, $6.75. ISBN Bk. IX: 978-0-19-385390-4, $6.75.
  • Classical Canons, by Laszlo Agocsy, Antal Molnar. Editio Musica: Budapest ISBN 50511053. $17.00
Recommended for Level II
  • 120 Singing Games and Dances, by Lois Choksy and David Brummitt. Prentice-Hall, ISBN 0-13-635038-0. $134.00

Kodály Level III (MUS 5320)

All books required for Levels I and II, plus the following:
  • 150 Rounds for Singing and Teaching, by Bolkovac and Johnson. Boosey & Hawkes ISBN 0-51-80860-1. $20.00.
Recommended for Level III
  • Julliard Repertory Library: Volumes 2,4,5,6,78. Canyon Press. 4.50 each.

ALL MATERIALS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON SITE. SONG PACKETS WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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