Summer Courses


Edmonton, Alberta

University of Alberta

LEVEL 1 2019 is full!


London, Ontario

Western University


Winnipeg, Manitoba

University of Manitoba


Victoria, British COlumbia

University of Victoria


Montréal, Québec

Université du Québec à Montréal



niveau 1

25 juin au 29 juin et 2 au 6 juillet 2019, de 8h à 16h30

Joignez-vous à nous pour deux

semaines intensives de formation

niveau 1 à la méthode Kodaly. Nous

explorerons les principes de base de

cette méthode pour les élèves du

préscolaire et des 1ère, 2e et 3e

années du primaire.


Enseignante : Dr. Hélène Boucher




Calgary, Alberta

The next KSC AGM will be hosted in Calgary, Alberta on February 28-29, 2020 in conjunction with the AKA’s annual conference Singposium.

Click here for more information!


Scholarships & Grants

Please note: All applications for KSC scholarships should be sent to: KSC President, Kim Eyre

Please visit the  IKS page  for more information about IKS Scholarships.

Please visit the IKS page for more information about IKS Scholarships.




The International Kodály Society announces its Study Scholarship Competitions.

The International Kodály Society offers a number of scholarships for IKS members to participate in high quality training Kodály courses. The purpose of the scholarships is to encourage and to support the study of the music and ideas of Zoltán Kodály, as they apply to musical performance, pedagogy and composition.

For details please see

IKS Scholarships and/or Sarolta Kodály Scholarship I for new students or Sarolta Kodály Scholarship II for returning students of the Kodály Institute.

Congratulations to the following recipients of the 2019 Kodály Society of Canada grants and scholarships

KSC Branch Clinician Grant ($300)

  • Kodály Society of Ontario

Non-KSC Clinician Grant ($300)


Scholarships for Students in KSC Certified Kodály Summer Study Programs

Level I

  • University of Alberta – Lisa Gruber

  • University of Manitoba – Leanne Jensen

  • Université du Québec à Montréal - Julie Gagnon

  • Western University – Trish Brooks

Level II

  • University of Alberta - Katherine Pernal

  • Western University - Allison Luff (Darlene Ngo Scholarship)

Level III

  • Western University – Ariana Ribeiro (Darlene Ngo Scholarship)

2019 Pierre Perron Resource Development Grant

Bourse de développement de ressources en pédagogie musicale Pierre Perron 2019

KSC Scholarship

KSC annually sponsors scholarships for KSC endorsed Kodály teacher-education programs in Canada. In 2019, we are offering the following scholarships:

          Darlene Ngo Scholarships:

  •  One (1) scholarship of $250 for a student enrolled in Kodály Level II at University of Alberta or Western University

  • One (1) scholarship of $250 for a student enrolled in Kodály Level III at Western University

            Kodály Level I Scholarships:

  • One (1) $200 scholarship for students enrolled in Kodály Level I at each of Université du Québec à Montréal, University of Alberta, University of Manitoba, University of Victoria, and Western University for a total of $1,000.

 Recipients must be an active member of their provincial branch, or, if a branch does not exist in their province, a member of KSC. Click here for the scholarship application form. Completed applications are due May 15. Please note that some branches of KSC offer scholarships and/or bursaries for their local members to attend summer courses and/or regional conferences. Please contact your branch for further information.


KSC GRANTS for non ksc organizations

The Kodály Society of Canada has established a policy by which limited funds will be available each academic year to assist providers of music education in funding a Kodály clinician(s) at institutions or workshops/conferences, for a Kodály-based offering. Preference will be given to non-KSC affiliated organizations. The current grant is $300.00. Click here to download the application form. Completed applications are due May 15.

KSC GRants for branches

A KSC grant is available each calendar year to assist provincial branches in funding a Kodály clinician(s) at provincial workshops/conferences, for a Kodály-based session. The current grant is $300.00. Click here to download the application form. Completed applications are due May 15.

Darlene Ngo Legacy for Music Education


Darlene Ngo was a respected teacher, leader and colleague. A kind and gentle spirit, she taught with positive encouragement, and looked forward to teaching every day. Darlene was president of the B.C. and then National Kodály Society of Canada, and taught other music teachers at both seminars, and at the University of Victoria. A memorial fund has been established in partnership with the Vancouver Foundation and the Kodály Society of Canada to continue her legacy by providing funds for scholarships, clinician support, educational materials and music-related equipment. Tax creditable donations are welcome via the following link.


Course Certification


KSC Course Certification Information

To be endorsed by the Kodály Society of Canada, a Kodály Programme requires course offerings in the areas of musicianship, pedagogy, folk music, conducting, and ensemble. Students receiving KSC-endorsed certification should also have experience in choral ensembles and demonstrate proficiency in the use of the voice and keyboard, appropriate to the music classroom. Students should be music makers. Performance artistry is expected and encouraged. Other areas of study -such as folk dance, research skills, folk instruments, applied music, and learning theory- may be included at the discretion of the primary institution.The requisite skills for Kodály certification may be developed during several summer courses, a year-long programme, or other formats. For more detailed information, please clink on the course certification resources links.

  • Guidelines for KSC Endorsed Kodály Certification Programmes.

  • Application for KSC Endorsement of a Kodály Certification Programme.

  • Annual Report – for KSC Endorsed Kodály Certification Programmes.


Employment Opportunities


Employment Opportunities

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