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About the Program
Zoltán Kodály (1882 - 1967) was a Hungarian composer, ethnomusicologist, linguist, educator, author and philosopher who inspired a revolution in the teaching of music in Hungary. He, together with colleagues, established new principles for music education now known as the Kodály Philosophy of music education. In 1980, Capital Graduate Gregory Von Stein ('77) and professor of music education Dr. Sandra Mathias established The Kodály Institute at Capital. Endorsed by the Organization of American Kodaly Educators, opportunities include:
The Kodály Institute students can choose one of two tracks of study:
Ready to get started? Find out how to apply to the Master of Music in Music Education program and get started on your application right away. If you have questions about whether the program is right for you, contact Carli Isgrigg at 614-236-6546 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Session I - June 26 - July 14, 2017 Summer Session II - July 17 - August 4, 2017
All Masters students complete a final project. This can be done either during their final summer or the following school year. The final project consists of two teaching videos and a folk song, research, music collection, and retrieval project. Students completing their degree requirements and final project will receive their certificate at the closing concert in their last semester.
For students interesting in pursuing certification in the Kodály philosophy, the Kodály Institute also offers a non-degree certificate option.The Kodály Certification Program offers students the opportunity to continue their education and learn how to fully implement the Kodály philosophy program into their classrooms.
Capital University offers several Kodály books which can be purchased or ordered from our bookstore. Visit our bookstore website.» Download the Kodály book list
Emily Hartman talks about her experience with the Masters of Music in Music Education program at Capital University.