Certification Program

Click for a description of each course:

♫  Level I
♫  Level II
♫  Level III
♫  Tuition, Scholarship & Schedule




Summer Program

Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA

Nationally-endorsed Kodály Certification*

Founded by Katinka S. Dániel (1913-2010)

Kodály Approach

Levels I, II, III*

Pre-certification core: Pedagogy, Musicianship,

Choral Experience, Folk Song Research

Special Topics: Kodály for Choir, Music Making for Children

The only OAKE-endorsed program in Southern California. Based on the original Hungarian model developed by Jenő Ádám and adapted to American materials by Katinka Scipiades Dániel (1913-2010). Courses held at Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA

*Each level is 3 weeks; Certification granted after 3 summers plus academic year, or 4 summers and completion of all coursework. Choral Experience course includes Ensemble and Conducting.

Distinguished Hungarian & American Master Teachers:  

Dr. Kathy Hickey, László Cser, Diane Geller,

& Guest faculty (recently: Dr. Niké St. Clair, Kurt Cereske, János Horváth)

For more information, contact [email protected] or call  818-790-0807

Registration forms may be emailed or mailed to: 1110 Fairview Drive, La Canada, CA 91011

Click Here for Certification Course Forms, Materials, Schedule, and More

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