Kodály Summer Graduate Music Program

Get your Kodály degree or certificate this summer!

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family offers a compact, two-week Kodály Summer Graduate Music Program, which will be held from June 26 - July 7 this year. 

Music educators can earn a Master of Music in Music Education with a Kodály emphasis in just four summers. While earning a master’s degree, they also earn an Organization of American Kodály Educators-endorsed Kodály Certification. Graduate students also have the option of earning a Kodály Certification in just three summers.

Our program teaches students the latest research, theory and methods in music education as they fine-tune their professional skills and personal musicianship.

Graduates of our program and Kodály Certificate recipients serve as teachers and music supervisors in preschool through college music training programs in more than 20 states, as well as internationally. 

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The Kodály Summer Music Program is home to some of the best music educators in the country.

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family was the first to offer a master’s degree in Kodály education and has since enjoyed a coveted reputation in excellence. In addition to the well-qualified faculty members who specialize in Kodály and other areas of music, Silver Lake College of the Holy Family invites guest professors of extremely high caliber to instruct the program’s course offerings. Many of the professors are themselves graduates of the Silver Lake College of the Holy Family program.

Our award-winning faculty members include: Dr. John Feierabend, Dr. Brent Gault, Dr. Franklin Gallo and Sister Lorna Zemke. Read more about our faculty members on our website.

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family boasts a beautiful campus in scenic Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

Located next to Silver Lake's shore (pictured on the right), we offer a verdant campus just minutes from downtown Manitowoc, which houses a number of stores and pubs, along with Lake Michigan's scenic coastline. 

The Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance (pictured above) is Silver Lake College of the Holy Family's beautiful music facility and was dedicated in October of 2013. Designed to optimize acoustics, the facility is used often for choral and instrumental ensembles. 


Interested in learning more about the Kodály Method to Music Education?

Click here to download the Guide.