Zsuzsanna Kontra

Kodály Institute - Kecskemét Division
Academic degree, university position: lecturer
Subjects: Solfége, Music Theory, General Literature of Music, Hungarian Literature of Music, Conducting, Score reading, 20th Century Literature of Music, Solfége Methodology, Kodály"s oeuvre
1979: She received her degree at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music as a Secondary School Music Teacher and Choir Conductor
Teaching activities:
1979-1981: She taught solfége, music theory and piano at the Secondary School of Music, Szombathely
1981-1983: Assistant lecturer at the Music Teacher Training College (Budapest)
1983-1988: Assistant lecturer at the Training College for Kindergarten Teachers (Kecskemét)
Since 1988 she has been professor at the Kodály Institute
1997-2004: Piano teacher of the Primary School of Music in Jakabszállás, the foundation member of the school
2004-2007: senior lecturer of the Franz Liszt Academy of Music
Visiting lecturer in many european and overseas countries.
Major publications:
A seminar of ISME II.: About the musical education of infants (Óvodai nevelés (‘Kindergarten Education'), No.12, 1986)
Zoltán Kodály and the Hungarian Language (Az ének-zene tanítása (‘Teaching Singing&Music') No.6, 1979)
A Kodály-course in Komarno (Parlando No.4, 1993)
Let us try to sing correctly (Kodály Institute, 1995)
Énekeljünk tisztán, ha tudunk – the previous publication in Hungarian – (Kodály Institute, 1999)
A Guide to Teaching Musical Styles (Kodály Institute, 2003)


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