Chapter Workshops

 

NEW! 2019 – 2020 Workshop dates are now being posted!

Click the pins on the map to find your closest chapter and workshop location!

AKTS – Arizona Kodály Teachers Society

Kevin Powell, President

January 11, 2020
Start Time: 9 AM – 1 PM (8:30 Registration)
Location: Kyrene de las Manitas Elementary School
1201 W Courtney Ln, Tempe, AZ 85284
Title: Chapter Share with AKTS and AZOrff

March 28, 2020
Start Time: 9 AM – 1 PM (8:30 Registration)
Location: Fred Fox School of Music, Room 232, University of Arizona
1017 N Olive Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719
Title: Spring Workshop with Karlena Leal presenting “Manipulatives and Centers in the Music Classroom”

AWAKE – Association of Wisconsin Area Kodály Educators

Sherry Gerhartz, President

February 8, 2020
Start Time: 8:00am
Location: Kewaskum High School
1510 Bilgo Lane
Kewaskum, WI 53040
Title: Annual AWAKE Children’s Choir Festival director Jonathan Brooks

February 22, 2020
Start Time: 9:00-12:00
Location: UW Oshkosh Arts and Communication Center
1001 Elmwood Ave, Oshkosh, WI 54901
Title: Social-Emotional Learning in the General Music Classroom: Developing the Whole Child with Allison Schnier

BAKE – Boston Area Kodály Educators

Adam Epstein, President

October 19, 2019
Start Time: 9 am
Location: East Somerville Community School, 50 Cross St., Somerville, MA 02145
Title: Vocal Health for Music Educators with Magen Slesinger/ Teaching Advanced Ideas with Simple Materials with Gabor Viragh

November 16, 2019
Start Time: 9 am
Location: East Somerville Community School, 50 Cross St., Somerville, MA 02145
Title: Living Traditions: Children’s Songs and Singing Games from Central America with Dr. Rachel Gibson

CAKE – Chicago Area Kodály Educators

Jana Martin, President

November 9, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 am
Location: Old Town School of Folk Music, Lincoln Square
Title: Reimagining Musical Upbringings with Gabriela Ocádiz

February 29, 2020
Start Time: 9:00 am
Location: Concordia University, Kretzmann Hall
Title: CAKE Board Share: Prepare, Present, Practice

April 4, 2020
Start Time: 9:00 am
Location: Concordia University, Kretzmann Hall
Title: Engaging in Critical Race Theory in the Music Classroom with Amy Lewis

CILKE – Central Illinois Kodály Educators

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Donna Gallo, President

March 28, 2020
Start Time: 9 am
Location: Orchestra Rehearsal Room, Krannert Center
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Title: Chinese-Malaysian Folk Songs for Children and Hawaiian Ukulele Music 
Dr. Chet-Yeng Loong

Date: TBD
Start Time: TBD
Location: TBD
Title: Millikin Children’s Choir Festival with CILKE hosted Professional Development for Participating Educators

IKE – Indiana Kodály Educators
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Leeann Starkey and Melissa Garcia, Co-Presidents

April 4, 2020
Start Time: TBD
Location: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Title: TBD
Clinician: Julia Shaw

KAKE – Kentucky Association of Kodály Educators

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Caitlin Jennings, President

March 14, 2020
Start Time: 9:00Am- 1:00PM
Location: TBA
Title: TBA

KASC – Kodály Association of Southern California
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Shelly Suminski Mahpar, President

November 2, 2019
Start Time: 9:00am-1:30pm
Location: St. Paul’s First Lutheran Church, North Hollywood
Title: “Advancing Musically with the Kodaly Approach”
Clinician: Dr. Kathy Hickey

February 1, 2020
Start Time: 9:00am
Location: St. Paul’s First Lutheran Church
5244 Tujunga Ave, North Hollywood, CA 91601
Title: Recharge Your Repertoire Batteries (And Increase Your Dulcimer Playing Skills)
Clinician: Dr. Jill Trinka

KCFOLKS – Kansas City Fellowship of Local Kodály Specialists

Juli Weber, President

November 16, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Location: McQuerry Elementary, Odessa MO 64076
Title: Singing with Your Upper Elementary Choir, Dr Christina Svec

February 8, 2020
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Location: McQuerry Elementary, Odessa MO 64076
Title: Zoltán grows up: Kodály in the Secondary Classroom, Matt Hanne

KEEP – Kodály Educators of Eastern Pennsylvania

Nichole Witman, President

November 2, 2019
Start Time: 9:00
Location: West Chester University of PA
Title: Dances and Games from Around the World (in Partnership with the Kennett Symphony Children’s Chorus)

February 22, 2020
Start Time: 9:00
Location: Millersville University
Title: Teaching Music to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

KESNE – Kodály Educators of Southern New England
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Gregory Wilfred, President

November 2, 2019
Start Time: 9 AM
Location: Berkman Auditorium, Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford CT
Title: Culturally Responsive Kodaly (Dr. Vanessa Bond)

KET – Kodály Educators of Texas

Lauren Bain, President

January 11, 2020
Start Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Cullen Hall, University of St. Thomas; Houston Tx
Title: “Songs, Games and Transitional Activities for Older Children” by Rhona Brink

Spring 2020 TBD
Start Time: TBD
Location: San Antonio, Tx
Title: TBD

Spring 2020 TBD
Start Time: TBD
Location: Dallas, Tx
Title: TBD

KEWT – Kodály Educators of West Texas 

Mandy Algate, President

February 1, 2020
Start Time: 9:30-2:30
Location: Lakeridge United Methodist Church
4701 82nd St, Lubbock, TX 79424
Title: KEWT Chapter Share/Conference Preview

KNJ – Kodály New Jersey

Sara Elmer, President

November 23, 2019
Start Time: 9am-1pm
Location: Westminster Choir College Campus in Princeton, NJ
Title: Getting Out of the Rut-Ideas for Introducing New Songs to Developing Singers with Tom Shelton

February 1, 2020
Start Time: 9am-1pm
Location: Westminster Choir College Campus in Princeton, NJ
Title: For the Love of Art Music! with Georgia Newlin

April 4, 2020
Start Time: 9am-1pm
Location: Westminster Choir College Campus in Princeton, NJ
Title: Music is for Everyone: Special Learners in the Elementary Music Classroom with Glennis Patterson

KONY – Kodály Organization of New York 
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Sarah Meadows, President 

February 8, 2020
Start Time: 10am-2:30pm
Location: P.S. 51, The Elias Howe School, 525 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036
Title: TriChapter Workshop: Francoise Lombard

KOZ – Kodály of the Ozarks

Rene Spencer, President

February 8, 2020
Start Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Orchard Hills Elementary
Title: Working the Workstations with Tracy King

April 18, 2020
KOZ Annual Honor Choir
Start Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Willard High School
Title: Spring Honor Choir (grades 3-6)

MUSIK – Maryland United Specialists in Kodály

Lauren McDougle, President

January 11, 2020
Start Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Loyola University Maryland
Title: Just Try the Kodály

May 9, 2020
Start Time: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Loyola University Maryland
Title: Kodály Music Education Mini Sessions

NCAKE – Northern California Association of Kodály Educators

Rita Alway, President

October 19, 2019
Start Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Berkley Maynard Academy, Oakland, CA
Title: TBD

April 18, 2020
Start Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA
Title: Social-Emotional Learning in the Music Classroom

NOCKA – North Coast Kodály Association

Heather Cooper, President

April 4, 2020
Start Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Cleveland State University, 2001 Euclid Ave.
Title: Dr. Marla Butke, Dalcroze Specialist (co-sponsored with Cleveland Orff)

NPKC – Northern Plains Kodály Chapter

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Christopher Underwood, President

January 25, 2020
Start Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Location: Lewis and Clark Elementary 
1729 16th Street South, Fargo, ND 58103
Title: Make and Take Substitute Ideas

April 18, 2020
Start Time: 8:30am-4:00pm
Location: Olivet Lutheran Church
1330 S University Dr, Fargo, ND 58103
Title: NPKC Choral Festival guest conductor Dan LeJeune

OKE – Oklahoma Kodály Educators

Elizabeth Maughan, President

February 8, 2020
Start Time: 9 AM- 12 PM
Location: University of Oklahoma, Catlett Music Center, Room 032
Presenter: Lisa Simmelink 
Title: TBD

June 19, 2020
Start Time: 1:30-4:30 PM
Location: University of Oklahoma, Catlett Music Center, Room 032 
Presenter: Rebecca Juarez 
Title: TBD

PSKOR – Plains States Kodály Organization

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Holly Eberhardt, President

April 18, 2020
Start Time: 9am
Location: Hastings College, Hastings, Nebraska
Title: TBD

ROCKE – Regional Organization of Colorado Kodály Educators

Jackline Valdez, President

November 2, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Glory of God Lutheran Church, 12200 W 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Title: Sequencing for Success! Setting Up Student Skills, Today and Tomorrow by Kurt Cereske

February 22, 2020
Start Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Sage Canyon Elementary School, 2420 Autumn Sage St, Castle Rock, CO 80101
Title: AM Session — The Brain and Music: What Does It Mean for the Music Room? & PM Session — Movement Instruction in the Elementary Music Classroom ​by Missy Strong

SHAKE – Sweet Home Alabama Kodály Educators  

Becky Halliday, President

April 18, 2020
Start Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: TBD
Title: Presenter: Dr. Rachel Gibson; title TBD

SLAKE – St. Louis Area Kodály Educators

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Sarah Krus, President

November 9, 2019
Start Time: 9am
Location: 9101 S. Broadway St. Louis MO, 63125
Title: Choral Reading Session

February 29, 2020
Start Time: 9am
Location: 9101 S. Broadway St. Louis MO, 63125
Title: Tip Toe and Sing We Go ~ Jo Kirk

SWOKE – South Washington & Oregon Kodály Educators

Genevieve Stevens-Johnson, President

September 28, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Lowrie Primary School, 28995 SW Brown Rd, Wilsonville, OR 97070
Title: Leigh Ann Garner presenting “Heart, Hand, Mind, and Ear: Fostering Musicianship in the Elementary Music Classroom