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Kodály Certification Classes 2015: 

   May 31-June 12: 

 Brochure Here


General Information for all Enrolled Students

Wichita State University offers three levels of Kodály training.   Each program is designed to lead toward Kodály certification requirements. The WSU program is nationally endorsed by the OAKE (Organization of American Kodaly Educators). Space is limited.

All participants are asked to make a reservation through the College of Fine Arts Institute (CFAI)  website. You may call 316-978-3581 or email kodaly@wichita.edu for assistance and so we can contact you as needed.  You also may make a reservation in person Mon-Fri at CFAI between 1-5 p.m. in Jardine Hall Room 112 on the WSU campus.

Kodaly training can be taken as a non-credit option or for graduate credit.  Non-credit registration is through the College of Fine Arts Institute.  Credit registration is through the WSU graduate school.  

Graduate Credit Option: is a WSU ONLINE registration process and requires admission to the graduate school either as a degree bound or non-degree student.  Specific instructions are listed below. You may start the graduate admission process by clicking here.

Noncredit Option: The noncredit fee per level is $500.   Noncredit registration will be online this year.  USD 259 ONLY people use this 259 LINK. Payment for the noncredit option will be made through the CFAI Marketplace site. Please use the large link below:



Enrollment for Undergradaute or Graduate Credit  WSU online enrollment for credit tentatively starts April 15. Graduate credit for 2015 is obtained by enrolling in the appropriate sections (methodology and solfege) and paying the Kodaly fee plus  5 hours tuition at the workshop rate and the associated student fees. For 2015, those costs are handled through your WSU online enrollment and payment. Tuition and fees for the 5 credit hours will be $1763.50  (inclusive). Payment will be online after your enrollment is processed.  There is a short-term loan option available through WSU.  You may be eligible for financial aid if you are taking additional hours. An additional charge of $50.00 is required for admission to the graduate school or $35.00 for undergraduate admission. For details on WSU admission go directly to the Admissions Gateway link here.    We look forward to working with you.  

Special offering for those who already have certification:  Kodály Applications:  for students who have already completed Kodaly Certification (3 levels at WSU or equivalency at another program). This course has a variety of format options including independent study, song analysis/research, group work with other advanced students, participation in choir, methods level refreshers (depending on enrollment size for specific levels), and musicianship refreshers. This course is repeatable for credit.  For further information or individual advising about this course, please contact elaine.bernstorf@wichita.edu

Enrollment Instructions


Kodály: Methods Level One MUSE 761 (3 credit hours) Section #32962  Dr. Oare

Kodály: Solfege Level One MUSE 762 (2 credit hours) Section #32963  Dr. Oare

Level 1 Course Materials (passworded)

Training video from 2014 prep workshop.




Kodály: Methods Level Two MUSE 763 (3 credit hours) Section #32964   Dr. Oare

Kodály: Solfege Level Two MUSE 764 (2 credit hours) Section  #32965  Dr. Oare

Level 2 Course Materials (passworded)

Training video from 2014 workshop.  Just click the link and start preparing!



Kodály: Methods Level Three MUSE 765 (3 credit hours) Section #32966 Dr. Oare

Kodály: Solfege Level Three MUSE 766 (2 credit hours) Section #32967 Dr. Oare

Level 3 Course Materials (passworded)

Level Three training videos:  in three parts.  Click on each part separately. 

Part 1:

Part 2

Part 3:


KODÁLY APPLICATIONS for Levels Graduates

This workshop/course is designed for students who have completed their Kodály certification. The course assist students in continual development of their individual musicianship, mentoring and research skills.  Students can work individually or with the "applications group" to do folksong research, hone their musicianship (conducting/solfege) skills, or review methodology with levels instructors.  Students will be encouraged to sing in the choir. Applications students also may  mentor current students as a means of reviewing their levels materials. Some students may assist with grading levels content.  What a great way to review your learning and be mentored by our great faculty members.

Contact  steve.oare@wichita.edu or  elaine.bernstorf@wichita.edu for more information. 

Kodaly Applications: MUSE 767 (2 credits) Section CRN #32968  Dr. Oare


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