Program Dates: July 3 - July 21, 2017
(Residential Students Move-in: July 2, 2017; Move-out: July 22, 2017)
Priority Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Final Application Deadline: May 15, 2017
Note: Applications will be accepted past this deadline on a rolling basis for students who are NOT in need of on-campus housing.
Intended For: Graduate Students and Professional Development
Kodály Summer Institute 2017 • 29th Summer of Kodály Studies at New York University • Founded 1989
The Kodály Summer Institute is open to students as a noncredit course (like most MPAP Summer Programs).
If qualified, students may also take the course for 3 graduate credits. Students who enroll in the Summer Masters Degree Program may take all three Levels of the NYU Kodály Summer Institute toward fulfillment of degree requirements, ending with both a Masters Degree in Music Education and Kodály Certification.
The Kodály Summer Institute is endorsed by the Organization of American Kodály Educators.
Program Details (Click Here)
Important Information and dates:
Priority Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Final Application Deadline: May 15th, 2017
*Applications will be accepted past this deadline on a rolling basis for students who do NOT need on-campus housing.
Program Dates: July 3 - July 21, 2017
Residential Students Move-in: Can move in July 2, 2017 Move-out: July 22, 2017
Mandatory Orientation: TBA
- Kodály Curriculum and Pedagogy: Fostering Musical Independence and Wonder Through the Teaching and Learning of Song Text and Structure (Instructors: Esther Liu Harris, Jerry Kerlin, Giocille Shaw)
Monday through Friday, 5:00–7:30 p.m. daily.
Cost: $200.00 plus a $5 nonrefundable processing fee
This workshop is geared for Kodály-trained teachers who have been working in the field interested in developing their vision and curriculum for a Kodaly based music education in the twenty-first century. Topics will include multicultural philosophy, sequence and practice, the use of manipulatives, expanded listening materials, and thematic integration of music with social studies. Throughout the course, the topics of motivational strategies and assessment will be addressed as well as important paramusical considerations: building trust in the school community, and educating administrators and parents. Lessons will be constructed for a wide range of children's ages and skill levels.
- Solfege Seminar: Renewing the Ear (David J. Xiques, Instructor)
Monday–Friday, 12:30–2:00 p.m.
Daily Cost: $150 plus a $5 nonrefundable processing fee.
This workshop is directed toward Kodály graduates of the NYU Kodály Summer Institute or other training programs. Students will continue working with harmony approached through linear reading, arpeggiated chords and progressions sung in solfege, form and analysis, and structured listening.
- Workshop Special: Both Workshops with Participation in the Kodály Chorus
Monday–Friday, 12:30–7:30 p.m.
Daily Cost (with a break 3:00–5:00 p.m.): $350 plus a $5 processing fee.
Workshops open to public as well as Kodaly Summer Institute participants.
What to expect:
The Kodály Summer Institute serves both graduate musicians-educators and those who have worked in the field—all who would like to enrich their skills in creating curriculum and delivering pedagogy in a Kodály-based music classroom. Participants experience and collect traditional (folk) materials that can be sequenced with the intention of leading their young music makers toward the goals of music literacy and musical understanding. Course work includes:
- Levels 1, 2, and 3; One Level Each for Three Summers
- Noncredit or 3 Graduate Credits Available for Each Level
- Preschool Through Secondary School Methodology
- Ear Training Using Movable Tonic Solfege
- Vocal Skills for Children, Adolescents, and Adults
- Choral Ensemble
- Choral Conducting
- Materials and Skills for Starting a Chorus at Elementary and Middle School Levels
- Traditional (Folk) Materials and Research
- Movement through Singing Games
- Extending Kodály to the Recorder
Field trips, held mostly on weekends, take students to ethnic enclaves to explore China, the Russias, and Ireland in the USA.
Below are all costs associated with the Kodaly Summer Institute:
- Non- Credit Tuition: TBA
- Application Fee: $55; nonrefundable and paid at the end of the 2017 Summer Application
- Housing & Meal Plan (optional): $TBA single room in shared suite with 10 meals and 30 Dining Dollars per week
- See the Housing & Meal Plan page for more information
- International Students have additional Visa and/or participation fees
Costs and Fees Details (Click Here)
|US Students||International Students|
|Application Fee (paid at the end of Acceptd application)||$55||$55|
|Non Credit Tuition||TBA||TBA|
|Graduate Credit Tuition (estimated)||$5,216||$5,216|
|Housing and Meal Plan (if on-campus)||TBA||TBA|
|Health Insurance||Not Applicable||$280 Comprehensive Plan|
Enrollment deposit: $150
- Accepted applicants will make an enrollment deposit of $150 in order to confirm their attendance to their NYU MPAP Summer Program. (payment instructions provided within the initial acceptance email)
Housing deposit: $500
- If staying in on-campus housing, students are required to pay a $500 deposit to reserve a space in housing.
- The housing deposit is a portion of the housing charges, and is NOT a separate or added fee.
- The housing deposit is applied to any housing charges on your bill. Any excess balance remaining will be applied to tuition fees or refunded to the student.
Please note: the Application Fee, Enrollment Deposit and Housing Deposit are not refundable.
Paying the remaining balance:
After paying the deposit(s), students are responsible for paying the remaining balance prior to the start of the program. *While the remaining tuition may be posted immediately after deposits are made, the remaining housing bills are not sent until 2 weeks prior to the start of the program.
All fee's, tuition and housing costs are charged to the students eSuites (online student billing system and personal account) via the NYU Bursars Office. Instructions on making payment(s) are provided to accepted students by MPAP Summer Programs in communications sent to enrolled students' personal and NYU email accounts.
For information about financial aid and scholarships, see the Finances page.
A completed application to the non-credit workshop consists of:
- A 2017 MPAP Summer Application
- Correctly uploaded audition materials in Get Acceptd and $55 application fee (paid at the end of Accetpd)
*If you are an international student please go to the Application for International Students Website for application details.
Your application will be reviewed once your application is complete and not beforehand.
- Kodály Summer Institute does not have any audition requirements, but specific questions will be included at the end of the application procedure; applicants will be sent to a 3rd party website (Get Acceptd) to answer these questions and pay the $55 application fee.
Audition Details (Click Here)
Note: Audition requirements are different for each program depending on program director specifications. All audition materials are uploaded via "Get Accetpd" within the second portion of the MPAP Summer Programs Application (further instructions regarding application found here).
Move in: July 2nd, 2017
Move out: July 22nd, 2017
Important Housing Information (Click Here)
Please note, admitted students in need of on-campus housing will be sent the housing application after accepting their spot within their program. Housing requires a deposit of $500 towards your total housing charges that is to be paid as completion of the housing application.
*The meal plan is mandatory for students who stay in on-campus housing.
|Housing:||TBA (single room in a shared suite in University Hall)|
|Meal Plan:||$498 (10 meals and $30 dining dollars)|
- Complete the 2017 MPAP Summer Programs Application
- With indication of housing need and financial need (if that would apply to your situation)
- Submit proof of English language proficiency
Important International Student Details (Click Here)
- If admitted into your program the next step is to obtain the required F-1 or J-1 student visa. You must:
- Complete the I-20/DS-2019 Application that is emailed directly to you (including processing fee reciept)
- Follow instructions provided by the Office of Global Services (OGS) until visa completion
- Once on campus, international students must attend the international student check-in. Exact date/time/location is provided at student orientation.
- At NYU, health insurance is required for F-1 and J-1 students. International students are automatically enrolled in a one month Summer Term health insurance policy at $270.
If you are an international student and you are interested in applying for the MPAP Summer Programs, please visit the International Students page.
MPAP Summer Programs
Dr. Jerry Kerlin