The Kodály method

Singing & Music Theory

Everyone from Year 1 up has a weekly session of The Kodály method.  Also referred to as the Kodály concept, this is an approach to music education developed in Hungary during the mid-twentieth century by Zoltán Kodály.

The Kodály approach to music education is child centred and taught in a logical, sequential manner. There is no "method" – more a series of guidelines. Tools used according to Kodály guidelines are relative solfa, rhythm names and handsigns.

The work the children do with Laurie is a great foundation for when the Recorder is introduced in Year 2.

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