Steve Oare, WSU Kodaly Program Director: firstname.lastname@example.org
Elaine Bernstorf, WSU Kodaly Administrator: email@example.com
CONCERT CD information: For CD orders of the concerts Parents/Participants may go to:
Then select 2018 (for this year) and "Voices in Accord..."
Any direct participants (registered children or adults) may use code "Kodaly18" to receive the WSU discount of $2.00 per Kodaly CD ordered. This code will work for CDs from years 2015, 2016 & 2017. Discount codes only apply to Kodaly CDs and will only work for the current and two preceding years. There is no longer a printed order form as ordering is done online. Individuals may also contact the Fine Arts Box Office directly to order any available CD.
2018 KMEK Spring Workshop and Summer Prep Day April 21 Senseney Music
2018 OAKE in Oklahoma City March 22-25
2018 KMEK Wichita Winter Workshop January 27
2017 MKMEA in Kansas City October 27-29
2017 Marilyn Killian, Kodaly Context for Young Singing Voices plus Summer Prep April 15
2017 Erin Johnson, From the Source: Singing Games from Hungarian Summer Training January 25
2016 Karen Howard, Muticultural Music September 24
2016 Ben Rivers and Matt Hanne on Improvisation plus Summer Prep April 30
2016 Make it and Take It with Lindsay Jervis February 13
2015 Fall workshop was the MKMEA Conference October
2015 Digital Make It and Take It February 7
2014 Leigh Ann Garner September 27
2014 Susan Tevis April 12
2014 David Frego January 4
2013 Sandra Knudson September 14
2013 Andrew Ellengson. May 4
2012 Harmoniously Homegrown: KMEK Favorites
2012 Deborah Lamb
2012 Trish Ranson Folk Dances and KMEK Preparation on April 21
2011 Ruth Dwyer Workshop
2010 Sue Leithold: Assessment on September 18, 2010
2009 Leigh Ann Garner:
2008 John Feierabend
OAKE National in Philadelphia March 23-26, 2016. See www.oake.org. Several of us are going!
IKS International Singing the Circle in Camrose Alberta Canada Aug 8-13, 2017.
MKMEA Conference: Wichita Fall 2015. Great success for KMEK hosts!!
OAKE National in Minneaoplis . March 19-21, 2015.
OAKE 2014: WSU and KMEK were represented by a great session presented by the team of Lisa Simmelink, Hannah Northerns, Lauren Hirsh, Holly Taylor, Steve Oare and Elaine Bernstorf.
OAKE 2013: WSU and KMEK were well represented at OAKE in Hartford, CT.
OAKE 2012: WSU faculty and 6 members of KMEK attended the OAKE conference in Phoenix, AZ in March. We are proud to announce that Lisa Simmelink was a candidate as a new national officer. The Wichita State Music Education department and USD 259 were well represented at the OAKE conference in Phoenix, March 15-17. Dr. Elaine Bernstorf presented a poster session on the US Department of Education PDAE Grant with WSU and USD259 and another poster session comparing Preschool Music in the USA and Kenya (Benson Okongo, Linda Mitchell, and Jeri Carroll were co-researchers).
National News: At the the NAfME Conference in St. Louis, March 30, 2012, Dr. Steve Oare and Dr. Elaine Bernstorf presented an hour-long session on the action research compoents of the PDAE grant.
State News: KMEK Level Three graduates will present at KSMEA 2014!
WSU Kodaly was well represented at KMEA (Kansas Music Educators Association. Dr, Oare and Dr. Bernstorf presented the action research PDAE component at the KMEA State Inservice Research Session in February at the Wichita, Hyatt. Holly Taylor served as Chair for General Music and had great assistance from KMEK members.