WSU Kodaly Training Program

Orientation on June 5, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Classes June 5-16, 2017, 8:15-5:30 daily

No classes on June 10-11, but you will be busy. Plan for study groups!



See you on Sunday, June 5 at 3:00-5:00 in Duerksen Fine Arts Center (C104) Music Building. MAP

Park on the west side of Duerksen in the yellow/green lot. Bring the materials you have finished with you.

2016 Class Schedule Here 2017 Schedule coming soon with some NEW FEATURES!

Treble Choir Concert:  June 9 at 5:30, Wiedemann Hall, WSU

Adult Choir Concert: June 16 at 3:30 (followed by levels awards ceremonies), Wiedemann Hall, WSU


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and  downloads for 2017 coming soon

Choir Camp and Institute Non-credit enrollment:  kodaly@wichita.edu

Steve Oare, WSU Kodaly Program Director:  steve.oare@wichita.edu

Elaine Bernstorf, WSU Kodaly Administrator:  elaine.bernstorf@wichita.edu

The Wichita State University Kodaly Program started with a single workshop entitled A Taste of Kodaly,  in 2004. Jo Kirk was the presenter at that three-day workshop where she inspired over 50 teachers with her energetic view of Kodaly teaching.  Since that time, the program has grown to a three-level Certification Program supported by WSU, USD 259 and a PDAE Grant from the U.S. Department of Education (2008-2012).  Kirk Olson and Lisa Simmelink, both WSU music education alumni, introduced Wichita teachers to the Kodaly philosophy. Today our graduates are being recognized nationally for their excellence as Kodaly inspired teachers.

Kodaly Certification 2016 Program Information:

Includes the Passworded Levels materials for you to download or print. 

Note:  you will need to be registered as credit or through marketplace to get passwords for access.


Kodaly Treble Choir Summer Camp


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Professional Development for Arts Educators Grant  2008-2012





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In addition to the housing options we have on campus, the College of Fine Arts houses many of our incoming clinicians/artists at the Wesley Inn.
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