Membership in the Kodaly Organization of New York comes with membership in our national organization, the Organization of American Kodaly Educators.  There are many perks you will enjoy as a national member and a chapter member:


Selected benefits of national membership include:

  • The Kodály Envoy: A quarterly journal of articles, reviews, and informational items.

  • Online Membership Directory: A complete listing of OAKE members.

  • Annual OAKE National Conference: Each year a different division hosts our national conference. These inspiring, musical, and educational events are the highlight of the year! In addition, you are entitled to a reduced registration fee for this national conference.

  • National Conference Choirs: As an OAKE member, your students may audition and apply for scholarships to participate in one of OAKE's National Conference Choirs.

  • Divisional Newsletters: Each of the four OAKE Divisions distributes an online newsletter containing articles, practical ideas, news, and information about your Division and its Chapters.

  • Jenö Ádám Scholarship: Apply for scholarship for Kodály studies in the United States or abroad.

  • OAKE Leaf Fund Awards: Financial support for charitable and educational purposes related to the Kodály philosophy.

  • OAKE Website: Access a myriad of informational items at

  • Reduced prices on OAKE publications.

  • Membership in Local Chapters: OAKE has more than 40 local Chapters nationwide that hold exciting and meaningful workshops and events throughout the year. All OAKE memberships can attend these workshops at membership rates.

  • Voting Privileges and the Right to Hold Office: Active and retired OAKE members are eligible.

  • On line access to new lesson plans by outstanding Kodály-trained educators each year.

Benefits of local chapter (KONY) membership include:

  • Discounted rates for all of our workshops.

  • The opportunity to meet and socialize with fellow New York music educators.