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The Hungary Initiatives Foundation Grant Applications for Fall – deadline July 15

  HIF Conference Participation Support  Apply for up to $2,000 to cover US/Hungary conference, seminar or workshop registration fees and travel expenses, including lodging.  HIF Graduate Scholarships in the US Apply for up to $10,000 per semester to cover graduate school expenses. Open to Hungarians who have been accepted into graduate…

New Publication! One, Two, Three: Children’s Songs from Israel

One, Two, Three! Achat, Shtayim, Shalosh!  !שלוש שתיים אחת Children’s Songs from IsraelCollected by Rita KlingerEdited and Annotated by Martha Sandman HolmesIllustrated by Laura Meilman55 pagesISBN 978-0-9914199-1-3Price: $25 Order Your Copy Here! A collection of 38 children’s songs, games and chants from Israel, selected and annotated by Martha Sandman…

Happy Birthday Zoltán Kodály!

Happy Birthday Zoltán Kodály! Kodály was born in Kecskemét, Hungary, on December 16, 1882. Although born into a musical family, his early interests were towards literary studies. As his father was a railway official, the Kodály family had a rather peripatetic existence: from 1884 until 1891 they lived…

In Memoriam: Natalie Kreutzer

Natalie Kreutzer died peacefully on October 20th, 2016 at her home in Albuquerque with her sister, niece, and great niece at her side. She was 71.  Natalie, born 3/10/45, was accomplished in many areas and left a legacy of joy, love, music, humor and tolerance to all she…

In Memoriam: Sister Mary Alice Hein (UPDATED 11-7-16)

Sister Mary Alice Hein (Sister Emmanuella Mary) a native of Oakland, California, entered into eternal life on October 31, 2016. She was 92 and a professed Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary for 62 years. A significant part of Sister Mary Alice’s life was in…

Title IV, Part A Coalition Update

Dear Roundtable friends, As of yesterday (September 27th, 2016), the Title IV, Part A Coalition has sent an updated letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committee chairs advocating for full funding for the block grant.  Thank you to each and every one of your organizations for signing…

Call for Proposals: International Kodály Symposium 2017

International Kodály Symposium 2017 Augustana Campus, University of Alberta Camrose, Alberta Canada August 8-13, 2017 hosted by the Kodály Society of Canada ~ Alberta Kodály Association under the auspices of the International Kodály Society Call for Paper, Poster and Workshop Presentations “Singing the Circle: Kodály-Inspired Music Education from…