International Symposium on Singing in Music Education April 23rd – 27th, 2014 – Budapest, Hungary, Organized by the Association of Hungarian Choirs, Orchestras and Folk Ensembles, in collaboration with the Liszt Academy of Music

The symposium shall focus on different music education approaches that involve singing, including a strong focus on how the Kodaly concept can still be used even if the basic conditions have changed. The symposium shall gather music pedagogues, professors and teachers, conductors, vocal ensembles and singers across Europe and wider for a rich and varied program of presentations, demonstrations, workshops, panel discussions  and concerts.

EMU participates in the symposium program as follows:

. Keynote speech by Helena Maffli, EMU president
„Formal and non-formal music education in Europe: current challenges and future perspectives”, Friday 25.04.14

. „What does Kodaly method offer for music schools today?”
Presentation by Ingrid Korvits and Nell May. Tallinn, Estonia,Thursday 24.04.14

. „Vocal and choral training in music schools: challenges, opportunities, partnerships“
Panel discussion with Agnès Dalarun, France, Tomas Kolafa, Czech Republic, Kaie Tanner, Estonia and Marianna Spiegel, Hungary, moderated by Helena Maffli,
Friday 25.04.14

Registration and more information on the website: