Welcome to Liverpool Kodály School, The Generations’ Music School

Liverpool Kodály School is run by Zsuzsa Kata Horváth, music teacher, offering
online and face to face teaching on any matter related to music teaching with the Kodály concept.

FOR ANYONE:

  • Experience high levels of enjoyment while you learn to sight-sing with Kodály musicianship lessons. Essential for any musician of any age.
    • Ideal time to start: 9 months before your mum’s birth (i.e. your own mum’s education guarantees that she sings to you when you are born and ensures your Kodály-schooling). Up to 99+ years.
    • Spoken languages: English and Hungarian.
    • If you speak an additional language to English or Hungarian, you will be learning on music examples in your additional language, too.
    • Preparation for ABRSM Grade 5 Theory/ alternative Kodály Gold Medal Exam,
    • Preparation for ABRSM Grade 8 Theory / entrance exams for B.Mus and M.Mus Kodály courses.

FOR MUSIC TEACHERS (Nursery, Primary, Secondary and Instrumental/ Vocal):

  • NEW OFFER from 2021: Learn to communicate with School Headteachers and Teaching Teams
    • to persuade them to get your music-teaching funding,
    • to get 3 music lessons/week for each class, and
    • to get your respect as (one of) the music teacher(s) at your school and as a regular member of the teaching team.
  • Learn to design your own progressive music teaching activities to suit your pupils’ need, so
    • no-one gets bored and everyone can join in. This includes
    • designing singing games with whole body movements and
    • designing more-part exercises and accompaniments from the simplest to 4-part harmony, all of which can be sung and played in the classroom.
  • Learn to plan your music curriculum for each class and for your one-to-one (vocal or instrumental) music teaching.
  • Learn to include instrumental teaching in your classroom musicianship lessons wisely and cost-effectively: learn when, why, how and what instrument to include.
  • Most of the teaching can be completed as one to one online sessions, and up to 2 weeks’ teaching is face to face group teaching where you work together with fellow music teachers.

FOR NON-MUSIC SPECIALIST TEACHING STAFF: SCHOOL TEACHERS, HEADTEACHERS, GOVERNORS, INSPECTORS, etc.

  • NEW OFFER from 2021: 2-day training for all your teaching staff:

Learn how YOU can actively support your school to become outstanding when music is taught with Zoltán Kodály’s philosophy for each classes in your school. 99 % success guaranteed.
Minimum number of participants: 8, maximum number of participants: aimed at 24.

According to teacher colleagues who have completed the  precursory course on which this current course has been developed, it is advised that
“all teaching staff should attend this course”, preferably all teaching staff from one school at a time.
40% said it is mandatory to attend, another 40% said it is highly recommended, 20% said it is recommended, 0% said it is optional, 0% said it is not recommended.

Contact Zsuzsa for your individual quote (see contact details below).

 

About Zsuzsa:

“The joy of music making with other people is a lifetime gift to share.” Zs. K. Horváth

– Since 2017, Zsuzsa has been teaching music with Zoltán Kodály’s philosophy at Liverpool Kodály School, as well as woodwind chamber music at National Lutheran Summer Wind Camp in Hungary.

– Graduated as an M.Mus Bassoonist at Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Cardiff in 2006.

– Previous music studies, including musicianship from age 4 years, up to advanced level solfége and music theory at Pécsvárad Music School (1981 to 1991),
at St Stephen King Music School and Conservatoire, Budapest and (1991 to 1996) and
at National Lutheran Organist Training Institute, Fót, Hungary (1989 to 1992).

– Completed Kodály Methodology 2 Course with Lucinda Geoghegan, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow in 2017.

– Studied Early Years Music teaching (2014-2018) with Len Tyler (Len Tyler Kodály School, Surrey), Nikhil Dally (Stepping Notes Music School, Surrey), Ilona Gállné Gróh, Budapest (Ringató teacher training course) and with Lucinda Geoghegan (NYCOS).

– Studied 11 years to adults’ music teaching with Dr. James Cuskelly, Australia and with Dr. László Norbert Nemes, Hungary (NYCOS Summer School) in 2016.

– Has work experience as a hospital doctor in General Medicine (since 2011).

Contact:

Zsuzsa.Kata.Horvath@gmail.com
Mobile: +44 7963 914 338

Website (under development):

https://zskhorvath.org/

https://lks.zskhorvath.org

 

N.B.

£10 discount on any course if you tell me which nursery song has the same phrasing as the

Liverpool Kodály School rhyme on the top of the page.