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Month: August 2019

Autumn Term classes start 9th September

After a summer filled with fresh air, exercise, reading and loads of music, I’m feeling mentally rejuvenated and refreshed ready for the new term ahead. It’s been good having a couple of weeks after the British Kodály Academy’s Summer School to process all the wonderful new ideas before the start of the new academic year.  Autumn Term starts on Monday 9th September.  Looking forward to meeting long standing families and friends and greeting new ones to the sessions. Autumn Term dates 2019 September 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th October 7th,… Read more Autumn Term classes start 9th September

Kodály inspired music education

I’m currently on the train home after a truly inspirational week at the British Kodaly Academy’s summer school in Nottingham. It’s been my sixth residential course with them and it’s enabled me to further develop my own musicianship (with Bori Szirányi) and provide opportunities to reflect upon and develop my own teaching methods. In addition to this we’ve enjoyed daily sessions of vocal technique, choral workshops, conducting classes and opportunities to play singing games with the wonderful Lucinda Geoghegan. The evenings offered more varied distractions ranging from a ceilidh to… Read more Kodály inspired music education