Workshops, Courses & Events!

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Mark your calendars for inspiring workshops & events:

Come for the materials, fellowship with colleagues, or hospitality table! Just come!

Click here to RESERVE your spot!

Upcoming events:  


Saturday, September 22, 2018 – 9:30-3:00pm
Hook, Line and Sinker: Catching the Attention of Older Learners in the Music Room  Amy Abbott, Clinician
Location: CSU Fullerton Room 119, Minor Hall, Fullerton, CA *Parking at CSUF is free on weekends
Saturday, November 3, 2018 – 9:30-1:30pm
Choral Nuts and Bolts – Putting the Pieces Together  Diane Geller & Kelly Adams, Clinician
Location: Azusa Pacific University, Azusa CA
Saturday, February 2, 2019 – 9:00-3:00pm
Fun with Folk – Learn to play the dulcimer and folks dance the Kodály way  Robbin Marcus, Clinician
Location: St. Paul’s Lutheran School, North Hollywood
KASC Junior Choral Festival with Guest Conductor, Lissie Quishenberry
May 18-19, 2019 (deadline to sign-up to participate is October 1st)
*Email for details

Music Education Institute Three weeks in July 8-26, 2019, M-F
Nationally Endorsed Kodály Certification Courses American & Hungarian Kodály Faculty
Location: Azusa Pacific University, Azusa CA   *scholarships available


Planning to attend? Please complete our RESERVATION FORM to secure your spot. Contact us with any questions:  909 983-9879. Those interested in credit or salary points, email the credit coordinator, Juanda Marshall. 

 Recently Passed:

Workshop #3: Saturday, March 10, 2018 – 9:30-3:00pm  Kodály in the Instrumental Classroom Shelly Suminski Mahpar & Asuncion Ojeda, Clinicians Location: St. Paul’s Lutheran School, North Hollywood


Workshop #2: Saturday, January 27, 2018 – 9:30-1:30pm Singing is fun! (And learning is sneaky!): Using Kodály-inpired teaching strategies in the choral rehearsal to infuse musical learning while instilling joy and love of music making. Melissa Hedrick, Clinician Location: St. Paul’s Lutheran School, North Hollywood

Oct. 28, 2017, 8pm with Gilbert De Greeve, Internationally-Known Pianist
50th Kodály Commemoration at The Glendale City Church: 610 E. California Ave., Glendale
Workshop #1: Saturday, September 23, 2017 – 9:30-3:00pm Plant the Seeds that Grow!  Ginger Littleton, Clinician
Location: Fairmont Private Schools, Anaheim Hills Campus *followed by a festival meeting
Monday through Friday,  July 10-28, 2017 Nationally Endorsed Kodály Summer Music Institute, Certification Courses Faculty Location: Azusa Pacific University, CA   *scholarships available
Final demonstration concert: Friday, July 28 @ 11am in music building chapel
Annual Member’s Meeting/Katinka Day 1pm, Friday, July 21, 2017
[All members welcome! Email for details]
Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 3pm Annual Kodály Honor Chorus Festival 
Location: Hall of Liberty, Los Angeles *free event to attend
Saturday, January 21, 2017 – 9:30-3:00pm Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Music Classrooms and Ensembles Alice Hammel, Clinician 
Location: St. Paul’s Lutheran School, North Hollywood
Saturday, November 5, 2016 – 9:30-3:00pm Folk Songs From Around The World Various Clinicians 
Location: St. Paul’s Lutheran School, North Hollywood
Saturday, September 24, 2016 – 9:30-1:30pm Performance at Play: Curriculum Based Performance Diane Geller, Clinician 
Location: Fairmont Private School, Anaheim Hills
Monday through Friday, July 5-22, 2016  Kodály Certification Courses Various Instructors
Location: Azusa Pacific University, CA  *scholarships available
Saturday, May 14-15, 2016 Annual Kodály Honor Chorus Festival Guest Conductor, Lisa Marxer
Location: Hall of Liberty, Los Angeles *free event to attend
Thursday, March 10 – Sunday, March 13, 2016 National OAKE Conference for music educators
Saturday, January 23, 2016 – 9:30-1:30pm Choral Conducting, Diction, and Vocal Techniques Niké St. Clair
Saturday, November 7, 2015 – 9:30-1:30pm Demystifying and “Kodály-fying” the Common Core Standards Juanda Marshall
Location: St. Paul’s Lutheran School, North Hollywood
 Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 9:30-3:00pm Kodály in Action: Music in K-8 Setting Gemma Arguelles
Location: Fairmont Private School, Anaheim Hills

Saturday, January 24, 2015, 9:30-1:30pm Kodály for the Older Beginner - Diane Geller

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 9:30-1:30pm Singing Games and Dances – Kurt Cereske