THE ALBERTA KODÁLY ASSOCIATION (AKA) was started by Alberta music educators who follow the teachings of Hungarian composer and music educator; Zoltán Kodály ("koh - dye").
The AKA provides professional development support and training for music teachers.
Music Conference Alberta is Alberta’s premier conference for music educators. The conference includes sessions designed for elementary music teachers, choral conductors, band directors, and studio instructors. The conference is co-presented by the Alberta Choral Federation, the Alberta Band Association, and the Alberta Music Education Foundation in collaboration with the Alberta Kodaly Association, the Alberta Registered Music Teachers Association, the Alberta Strings Association, the Alberta Guild of English Handbell Ringers and the National Association of Teachers of Singing.
Music Conference Alberta provides an opportunity for conductors, choristers, studio teachers, music educators, and other music enthusiasts to attend sessions and workshops on a wide variety of topics related to music and music education. In addition, conference delegates can attend concerts, master classes and social events designed to renew and inspire. The conference is also host to a large trade fair which includes more than 40 exhibitors annually. In addition, Alberta's awards for music educators are presented at the Awards Luncheon.
Music Conference Alberta 2015 will be held at Sheraton Red Deer. The Gala Concert will take place at the Red Deer College Mainstage. Music Conference Alberta is pleased to host a roster of highly sought-after presenters including acclaimed gospel and jazz musician Louise Rose.
23rd International Kodaly Symposium & Music Festival 2017
Founded in 1983, the Alberta Kodaly Association has advocated quality music education through teacher training, professional development and the publication of our journal, the Ephatha.