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Kodaly Levels Program Scholarship

VOKE is pleased to offer needs-based scholarships to current Virginia music educators who are seeking to complete Kodály levels study. 

 

A limited number of scholarships will be awarded for Summer 2021 Kodály levels study at George Mason University or James Madison University. Up to $1500 will be awarded which can be used for tuition, application fees, books, travel, and room/board. Applications will be accepted from teachers looking to complete Kodály Level I, II, or III.

 

To apply, applicants should submit a letter that describes their current teaching position, reasons for pursuing Kodály training, unique financial needs for this scholarship, experience with the Kodály approach, and commitment to incorporating the Kodály concept in the classroom. Applicants who have already completed Level I or II should state so in the letter. Additionally, applicants should include their contact information: mailing address, phone number, and email address.


Submit the letter as an email attachment to Ashley Cuthbertson, VOKE President, ashley@virginiakodaly.org. Deadline is June 15, 2021.

 

Did you know that VOKE offers graduate credit through Shenandoah University? 

Click here to view the syllabus and click here to register.

To join VOKE, you must be a member of the Organization of American Kodaly Educators. 

Make sure to indicate "VOKE" as your local chapter.  To join OAKE, please click here.   

 

Benefits of Membership

 

  • Reduced rates to local workshops and the national conference

  • Eligibility for your students to participate in the VOKE Children's Choral Festival

  • A subscription to The Kodály Envoy, OAKE's quarterly journal

  • Chapter and divisional newletters

  • Eligibility for your students to audition for OAKE's National Conference Choir

  • Eligibility to apply for divisional and national scholarships to further your Kodaly training

  • Voting privileges and the right to hold office

  • OAKE Website - members only section that gives you access to membership directory, Lesson Plans and more

  • Reduced prices on OAKE publications